The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

DVD - 2013
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A mild-mannered mouse who imagines himself to be a number of daredevil heroes in the whimsical adaptation of James Thurber's short story. It's a fantasy tale the entire family.
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Samuel Goldwyn Company, [2013]
Branch Call Number: DVD COMEDY Sec
Characteristics: video file,DVD video
digital,optical,mono
1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in

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Onewhoissaved
May 29, 2017

"The Secret Life of Walter Mitty", 1947, stars the incredibly talented and extremely likable Danny Kaye. Kaye was 36 years old and made audiences delighted to watch him perform. In this movie, I was a little disappointed with how the producers and directors skewed the James Thurber short story to make it more vaudeville with comedy the demanded motif. I read the James Thurber story years ago and I believe he wrote it with the average man's fantasies of adventure being carried out in his mind as he goes about the realities of his mundane life. Maybe I am too adult and too expectant to appreciate the 1947 production. Was I child I would be delighted with the movie sets, costuming, and technicolor. People living today don't remember when the word and world of TECHNICOLOR was a mantra for the movie industry. The co-stars are what make the film succeed.

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Lego15
Mar 16, 2016

Very funny and classic!

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Rdgz
Sep 09, 2014

In order to enjoy this movie you need to transport yourself to the sesibilities of late 1940 America but if you can then it is a treat. Danny Keye is insuperable in one of his signature roles... and a so much better movie than the new one.

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