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Actors: Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Vera-Ellen, Donald Woods, S.Z. Sakall
Director: H. Bruce Humberstone
Genres: Comedy, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Musicals & Performing Arts
UR     1998     1hr 38min


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Actors: Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Vera-Ellen, Donald Woods, S.Z. Sakall
Director: H. Bruce Humberstone
Creators: Samuel Goldwyn, Arthur Sheekman, Don Hartman, Eddie Moran, Jack Jevne, Melville Shavelson, Philip Rapp
Genres: Comedy, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Musicals & Performing Arts
Sub-Genres: Classic Comedies, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Musicals
Studio: Hbo Home Video
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 09/29/1998
Original Release Date: 01/01/1945
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/1945
Release Year: 1998
Run Time: 1hr 38min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 17
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Languages: English, French, Spanish, Italian
Subtitles: English, Spanish, French

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Movie Reviews

One of the 7 wonders of comedy
Vikram Doraiswami | New Delhi India | 05/02/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)

""Wonder Man" may not have the most credible of storylines of Danny Kaye's work, but it has some of the finest moments of pure anarchic ad-libbing and timing you will ever get to see after the Marx brothers.
The story--of diametrically opposite twins, one a shy suburban academic and the other a wacky showman with mafia links--is curious and the plot is strained. But that does not restrict the brilliant Danny Kaye. In a memorable scene after the twin in showbusiness is killed, his ghost takes over the body of the twin in central park. And Danny Kaye gets to do his celebrated Russian opera singer routine, which is itself worth the price of the DVD or VHS. The ending, with Danny Kaye doing Opera in pig-Italian, is to be seen to be believed.
This movie is right up there with "Duck Soup", "A night at the Opera" and other such classics of comedy"
Buster and Danny
Chris Fergo | LI, New York | 12/18/1999
(5 out of 5 stars)

"BUSTER! This movie is one of the funniest I've ever seen. Danny Kaye is hilarious playing 2 roles: a whimpy librarian and his ghost twin brother- Buster! The scenes in Prospect Park (aka Potato salad),the deli, and some of the on-stage routines are classics."
Hilarious! Danny Kaye is the best at being anyone!
Chris Fergo | 12/26/1998
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This movie is about twin brothers brought back together through the death of one. Danny Kaye portrayes both brothers and is at his best being two different people. The music and dancing are wonderful and the singing as well. But it's Danny Kaye making you laugh that's makes this movie one of his all time best. This movie helps show our children what good clean fun is all about."
One of the best Danny Kaye movies I've seen.
Steve D. Thams | Chattaroy, Washington United States | 03/01/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This is one of the best Danny Kaye movies I've ever seen. It has hilarious comedy and Danny Kaye is one of the best actors in history. When singing ad-libbing opera to playing drunk and making pet shop animal sounds into the phone to singing with trying not to sneeze it's packed with hilarious comedy and wackiness that you'd want to see it again. And if you love Danny Kaye, you'd want to see this movie."