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The Enchanted World of Danny Kaye: The Emperor's New Clothes (1972)

This is one of the 'Animagical' titles from the children's film archive of Rankin/Bass. The story line is reminiscent of an earlier 1966 R/B Animagic film, 'The Daydreamer', both of which ... See full summary »

Writers:

Hans Christian Andersen (fairy tale), Romeo Muller

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Cast

Credited cast:
Danny Kaye ... Marmaduke (voice)
Cyril Ritchard ... Emperor Klockenlocher (voice)
Imogene Coca ... Princess Jane Klockenlocher (voice)
Allen Swift Allen Swift ... Musty (voice)
Bob McFadden Bob McFadden ... Jaspar (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gary Shapiro Gary Shapiro ... Busky (voice)
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Storyline

This is one of the 'Animagical' titles from the children's film archive of Rankin/Bass. The story line is reminiscent of an earlier 1966 R/B Animagic film, 'The Daydreamer', both of which chronicles the fairy tales of Danish author, Hans Christian Andersen. Written by PhilE. Blont <filtekk@earthlink.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 February 1972 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The depiction of a dog spinning a wheel is quite accurate; the dogs were called wheel turners and were bred for that exact purpose, but became extinct during the late nineteenth century. See more »

Connections

References Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (1970) See more »

Soundtracks

Clothes Make the Man
Music by Maury Laws
Lyrics by Jules Bass
Performed by Danny Kaye, Allen Swift and Chorus
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