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The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm (1962)

G 08/07/1962 (US) FantasyFamilyMusicComedy 2h 15m



The Grimm brothers Wilhelm and Jacob, known for their literary works in the nineteenth century, have their lives dramatized. Wilhelm fights to write something entertaining amongst the sea of dry, non-fiction books they write and he sets about collecting oral-tradition fairy tales to put into print. Their life story is countered with reenactments of three of their stories including "The Dancing Princess," "The Cobbler and the Elves" and "The Singing Bone."

  1. David P. Harmon

    Screenplay, Story

  2. George Pal


  3. Henry Levin


  4. Hermann Gerstner


  5. William Roberts


  6. Charles Beaumont


Top Billed Cast

  1. Laurence Harvey

    Laurence Harvey

    Wilhelm Grimm / Cobbler (segment "The Cobbler and the Elves")

  2. Karlheinz Böhm

    Karlheinz Böhm

    Jacob Grimm

  3. Claire Bloom

    Claire Bloom

    Dorothea Grimm

  4. Walter Slezak

    Walter Slezak


  5. Barbara Eden

    Barbara Eden

    Greta Heinrich

  6. Oskar Homolka

    Oskar Homolka

    The Duke

  7. Arnold Stang

    Arnold Stang


  8. Martita Hunt

    Martita Hunt

    Anna Richter

  9. Betty Garde

    Betty Garde

    Miss Bettenhausen

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The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm
The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm

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Original Language English

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