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The Daydreamer (1966)

Unrated | | Animation, Adventure, Drama | June 1966 (USA)
An anthology of fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen: "The Little Mermaid," "The Emperor's New Clothes," "Thumbelina" and "The Garden of Paradise."

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The Sea Witch (voice)
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Zenith (The Second Tailor) (voice)
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Thumbelina (voice)
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Papa Andersen
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The Mole (voice)
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Mrs. Klopplebobbler
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Father Neptune (voice)
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The Rat (voice)
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The Sandman (voice)
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Brig. Zachary Zilch (The First Tailor) (voice)
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The Emperor (voice)
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Robert Harter ...
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A fictional account of a teen-aged Hans Christian Anderson. In this film, young Hans runs away from home and each time he falls asleep he experiences in his dreams the different characters he would later write about including The Little Mermaid, Thumbelina and The Ugly Duckling. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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Before the Little Mermaid, there was...


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June 1966 (USA)  »

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El soñador aventurero  »

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Was filmed on location at the site of the New York's World Fair, with LaGuardia Airport being so close it caused trouble with the filming because of noise from the planes. See more »

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With the second set of opening credits, it is stated the actors' name are in alphabetical order. However, Sessue HaYakawa is placed before Margaret HaMilton. See more »


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Daydreamer
Music by Maury Laws
Lyrics by Jules Bass
Performed by Robert Goulet
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I find seeing this film , just brings back fond memories of my childhood!!!
14 March 2001 | by (Las Vegas, Nevada) – See all my reviews

OF COURSE I`VE SEEN THIS FILM!!! And quite honestly, seeing it over and over again, brings back so many fond memories of my childhood!! When it first came out, I was only a year old at the time, but as with most good childrens films, I always waited for the yearly reruns...(this of course being long befor VCRs). Now I own this film on video, and do watch it from time to time, and notice how sad it is that we dont see many of these claymation films anymore. The wonderful character voices of Patty Duke, Tallulah Bankhead, etc tec... you just dont find quality childrens films like this anymore. A classic in my opinion!! Children of all ages ...young and old , should see it!

Two thumbs up from VEGAS!!


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