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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty(1947)

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Brief Synopsis

An accountant dreams of being a hero but finds it's not so easy in real life.

Cast & Crew

Danny Kaye Walter Mitty
Virginia Mayo Rosalind Van Hoorn
Boris Karloff Dr. [Hugo] Hollingshead
Fay Bainter Mrs. [Eunice] Mitty
Ann Rutherford Gertrude Griswald
Thurston Hall Bruce Pierce
Gordon Jones Tubby Wadsworth
Florence Bates Mrs. Griswald
Konstantin Shayne Peter Von Hoorn [also known as The Boot and Wilhelm Krug]
Henry Corden Hendrick
Doris Lloyd Mrs. Follinsbee
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in Chicago, IL: 4 Aug 1947
Release Date:  1947 Production Date:  AFI
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Samuel Goldwyn Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  105-106, 108 or 110 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  9,903    
Duration(reels):  6    

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  • No One Like Danny Kaye

    Maria Ramos 2014-10-12

    Danny Kaye was one of the greats. The redo of this film can't compare. Has TCM paid Mr. Kaye tribute as star of the month or Summer under the stars.... MORE>

  • Hilariously fun

    KQ 2013-08-15

    I remember watching this at my grandparents house on a lazy Sunday afternoon, and it instantly became a favorite. When it recently appeared on the TV... MORE>

  • Secret Life of Walter Mitty

    Bruce C 2013-01-21

    An entertaining movie. Waste's no time getting into it. Exemplifies the art of daydreaming and its grandness through imagination. A detail almost lost... MORE>