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Little Claus & Big Claus (2005)

Hans Christian Anderson was only seventeen years old when he began publishing his many collections of endearing children's stories. Of the many books he eventually wrote, one of his more ... See full summary »

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Little Claus
Paul Ash ...
Inn Keeper
John Beale ...
Hans Christian Andersen
Leslie Chandler ...
Farmer's Wife
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Big Claus
John Feron ...
Pharmacist
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Hooligan (as David Flemming)
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Hans Christian Anderson was only seventeen years old when he began publishing his many collections of endearing children's stories. Of the many books he eventually wrote, one of his more popular tales was woven around two men who lived in the same town and shared the same name - Claus. But, as the title asserts, that was where the similarities ended; for one was little in stature and clever of mind, and the other as big as an Ox - and just as dumb. The story of Anderson's life is one of grinding poverty in his youth, unhappiness in his romantic life and restless traveling. He was, he informs us, the ugly duckling, the lowest in the town's pecking order, the brunt of crude jokes and coarse criticism. Little Claus and Big Claus is a dark tale, riddled with Anderson's comic vision of the struggle of humanity. It is the tale of David vs. Goliath, Brains vs. Brawn, and in an ominous way, it is the story of overcoming our sinister demons Little Claus and Big Claus will be an adaptation of ... Written by Anonymous

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