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The Tales of Hoffmann (1951)

NR 04/04/1951 (US) MusicFantasyRomance 2h 7m
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A young poet named Hoffman broods over his failed romances. First, his affair with the beautiful Olympia is shattered when he realizes that she is really a mechanical woman designed by a scientist. Next, he believes that a striking prostitute loves him, only to find out she was hired to fake her affections by the dastardly Dapertutto. Lastly, a magic spell claims the life of his final lover.

  1. Emeric Pressburger

    Director, Writer

  2. Michael Powell

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Moira Shearer

    Moira Shearer

    Stella / Olympia

  2. Ludmilla Tchérina

    Ludmilla Tchérina


  3. Pamela Brown

    Pamela Brown


  4. Léonide Massine

    Léonide Massine

    Spalanzani / Schlemil / Franz

  5. Ann Ayars

    Ann Ayars


  6. Robert Helpmann

    Robert Helpmann

    Lindorf / Coppelius / Dapertutto / Dr. Miracle

  7. Frederick Ashton

    Frederick Ashton

    Kleinsach / Cochenille

  8. Robert Rounseville

    Robert Rounseville


  9. Mogens Wieth

    Mogens Wieth


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The Tales of Hoffmann
The Tales of Hoffmann

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Original Language English

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