The Emperor's New Clothes
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The Emperor's New Clothes
Who better to narrate this Rankin-Bass Animagic version of The Emperor's New Clothes than Danny Kaye, who starred as celebrated Danish storyteller Hans Christian Andersen in the 1952 musical film of the same name? Taking more than a few delightful liberties with Andersen's original tale, this version is all about the pompous, self-impressed Emperor Klockenlocher, whose vanity proves his undoing when he is hoodwinked by a pair of con artists into spending a million dollars on a new wardrobe spun from "invisible cloth." Cyril Ritchard, best remembered as Captain Hook in Mary… More