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Once Upon a Time (1944)

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89 min | Comedy, Fantasy

A cash-strapped theater producer promotes a nine-year-old boy's dancing caterpillar.
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Writers
Lewis Meltzer (screenplay) | Oscar Saul (screenplay) | Irving Fineman (adaptation) | Norman Corwin (story) | Lucille Fletcher (story) (as Lucille Fletcher Herrmann)
Composer
Friedrich Hollaender (as Frederick Hollander)
Cinematographer
Franz Planer (as Franz F. Planer)
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Updated May 11, 1944

Release date
Jun 29, 1944 (United States)

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6.1 / 10 | 762 votes