Hans Christian Andersen 69 years old

The glorious story of the greatest storyteller of them all!

Hans Christian Andersen

A small-town shoemaker with a knack for spinning yarns, Hans encounters happiness and heartbreak on his road to becoming a full-fledged writer.

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Hans Christian Andersen Cast

Name Character
Danny Kaye He was 39, 74 years old when he died as Hans Christian Andersen
Farley Granger He was 27, 85 years old when he died as Niels
John Qualen He was 53, 87 years old when he died as Burgomaster
Billy Bevan He was 65, 70 years old when he died as Town Councilman (uncredited)
Philip Tonge He was 55, 61 years old when he died as Otto
George Chandler He was 54, 86 years old when he died as Farmer
Joseph Walsh He was 15, now 85 years old as Peter
Jeanne Lafayette as Celine
Fred Kelsey He was 68, 77 years old when he died as First Gendarme
Barrie Chase She was 19, now 89 years old as Ballerina (uncredited)
Erik Bruhn He was 24, 57 years old when he died as The Hussar - Danced by
Robert Malcolm He was 27, now 42 years old as Stage Doorman
Lee Aaker He was 9, now 79 years old as Little Boy (uncredited)
Roland Petit He was 28, 87 years old when he died as The Prince in 'The Little Mermaid' Ballet
John Brown He was 152, 157 years old when he died as Schoolmaster
Zizi Jeanmaire She was 28, now 98 years old as Doro

Hans Christian Andersen Crew

Name Department
Daniel Mandell as Editor. He was 57 (91) years old when He died Editing
Richard Day as Art Direction. He was 56 (76) years old when He died Art
Harry Stradling Sr. as Director of Photography. He was 51 (68) years old when He died Camera
Fred Lau as Sound Recordist. He was 55 (73) years old when He died Sound
Mary Wills as Costume Design. She was 38 (82) years old when She died Costume & Make-Up
Helen Turpin as Hairstylist. He was 43 (82) years old when He died Costume & Make-Up
Charles Vidor as Director. He was 52 (58) years old when He died Directing
Myles Connolly as Story. He was 55 (66) years old when He died Writing
Samuel Goldwyn as Producer. He was 73 (94) years old when He died Production
Del Armstrong as Makeup Artist. He was 37 (87) years old when He died Costume & Make-Up
Moss Hart as Screenplay. He was 48 (57) years old when He died Writing
Frank Loesser as Original Music Composer. He was 42 (59) years old when He died Sound
Roland Petit as Choreographer. He was 28 (87) years old when He died Crew
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Hans Christian Andersen (69 years)

The glorious story of the greatest storyteller of them all!

  • Release day: Friday, December 19, 1952
  • Runtime: 112 minutes