The Daydreamer

Type: New Blu-Ray

The early life of 19th-century Danish fairy tale author Hans Christian Andersen is shown in this delightful Rankin-Bass fantasy, with stop-motion animated sequences depicting his dreams of such stories as "The Little Mermaid," "The Ugly Duckling," "Thumbelina," and "The Emperor's New Clothes." Paul O'Keefe, Jack Gilford, and Margaret Hamilton star; Tallulah Bankhead, Patty Duke, Boris Karloff, Hayley Mills, and Terry-Thomas are among the voice talents. 99 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; theatrical trailers.