Hans Christian Andersen
Frank Loesser (1910-1969)
"I'm Hans Christian Andersen."
New York: Frank Music Corp, 1951
Gift from Sylvia Fine, 1990 (169.5a, 169.5b)
Danny Kaye (1913-1987), comedian, actor, singer and dancer, starred
in seventeen movies including the 1952 Hans Christian Andersen.
The movie is about the Danish author, whose fairy tales have been
translated into more than 80 languages and have inspired plays,
ballets, films, and works of sculpture and painting. Composer and
lyricist Frank Loesser, wrote songs for more than sixty films including
Hans as well as five Broadway musicals including Guys
and Dolls in 1950. Shown are a leather bound personalized script
and sheet music from the movie.