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The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm (1962)

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The story of Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm, and three of their stories...

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Wilhelm Grimm / The Cobbler ('The Cobbler and the Elves')
Karlheinz Böhm ...
Jacob Grimm (as Karl Boehm)
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Dorothea Grimm
Walter Slezak ...
Stossel
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Greta Heinrich
Oskar Homolka ...
The Duke (as Oscar Homolka)
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Martita Hunt ...
Anna Richter (Story Teller)
Betty Garde ...
Miss Bettenhausen
Bryan Russell ...
Freidrich Grimm
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Gruber
Tammy Marihugh ...
Pauline Grimm
Cheerio Meredith ...
Mrs. Von Dittersdorf
Walter Rilla ...
Priest
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The Princess ('The Dancing Princess')
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Storyline

The fictionalized lives of the story-telling Grimm brothers are brought to life in this all-star fantasy film. In the early nineteenth century, the brothers Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm are commissioned to write a family history for a local Duke. Reenactments of three of their stories including "The Dancing Princess", "The Cobbler and the Elves" and "The Singing Bone". Written by alfiehitchie

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WONDERFUL THRILLS! ADVENTURE! ROMANCE! See more »


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21 August 1963 (Denmark)  »

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The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm  »

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| (Westrex Recording System) (35 mm prints)

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(Metrocolor)

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2.59 : 1
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Trivia

Sir Ludwig and Hans were created to somewhat resemble Don Quixote and his squire Sancho Panza. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where the princess is leaving the castle to dance , it clearly begins during the night, but when she steps outside and walks to the carriage it is daytime, and when she arrives at her destination, it is yet again night. See more »

Quotes

Children: [chanting over and over] We want a story! We want a story! We want a story! We want a story!
Jacob Grimm: [to Wilhelm] Just tell them I'm your brother.
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Crazy Credits

At the end, the credits simply say: "And they lived happily ever after". There is no "The End" credit or "Cast of Characters". See more »

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Referenced in The Last Days of Cinerama (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Dancing Princess
Words and Music by Bob Merrill
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a favorite movie as a child...
27 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

My parents took me to see this movie when it first came out. I was 12. My girlfriend went with our family and she was Mennonite. She didn't have a TV and never went to movies. But her family let her go with us. We were mesmerized by the fantastic stories and the music was excellent. It was action packed and it used a new process called Cinerama, so it felt like you were really there. It stands out in my mind as a wonderful memory. I am now a Grandma and want my 6 year old Granddaughter to see it. I can't imagine the new one being this good. Even though I love Terry Gilliam, it sounds like he has changed the core story and added the latest cutting edge special effects. There is something to be said for 'less is more.'


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