Hansel and Gretel

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Hannu ja Kreetta ( Finland ), Hansel and Gretel: An Opera Fantasy ( USA ), Hansel y Gretel ( Venezuela )


Hansel and Gretel

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Anna Russell

Rosina Rubylips, the Witch (voice)

Mildred Dunnock


Frank Rogier


Constance Brigham

Hansel, Gretel


With brilliant imagination and technical wizardry, this 1954 feature film used stop-action animation, and hand-sculpted dolls and sets to create a fantasy land of unearthly beauty. Set to Engelbert Humperdinck's classic 1892 opera, sung by some of the most acclaimed performers of the 1950's, this recording was nominated for a Grammy Award. This may be the definative production of one of the greatest fairy tales ever told, and it is now on DVD.

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Great Opera and Musical18 September 2012

As a child my family had this musical version of Hansel and Gretel on a record. I would listen to it over and over. About ten years ago I bought the DVD for my family and it was surprisingly scary to my younger children. The animation is the older clay animation, but if you like some of the... more

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