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The Tales of Hoffmann (1951)

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133 min | Fantasy, Music, Musical

A melancholy poet reflects on three women he loved and lost in the past: a mechanical performing doll, a Venetian courtesan, and the consumptive daughter of a celebrated composer.
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Writers
Dennis Arundell (English libretto) | Jules Barbier (from the French text by) | Michael Powell | Emeric Pressburger
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Release date
Jun 13, 1952 (United States)

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Moira Shearer
Stella / Olympia Stella / Olympia   See fewer
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Ludmilla Tchérina
Giulietta Giulietta   See fewer
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Ann Ayars
Antonia Antonia   See fewer
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Pamela Brown
Nicklaus Nicklaus   See fewer
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Léonide Massine
Spalanzani / Schlemil / Franz Spalanzani / Schlemil / Franz   See fewer
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Robert Helpmann
Lindorf / Coppelius / Dapertutto / Dr Miracle Lindorf / Coppelius / Dapertutto / Dr Miracle   See fewer
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Frederick Ashton
Kleinsach / Cochenille Kleinsach / Cochenille   See fewer
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Mogens Wieth
Crespel Crespel   See fewer
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Robert Rounseville
Hoffmann Hoffmann   See fewer
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Lionel Harris
Pitichinaccio Pitichinaccio   See fewer
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Philip Leaver
Andrés Andrés   See fewer
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Meinhart Maur
Luther Luther   See fewer
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Edmond Audran
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Thomas Beecham
Self - Conductor (uncredited) Self - Conductor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alan Carter
Casher (Act 1) (uncredited) Casher (Act 1) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elizabeth Christie
Corps de Ballet (uncredited) Corps de Ballet (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Ford
Nathanaël (uncredited) Nathanaël (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Golding
Hermann - Prologue and Epilogue (uncredited) Hermann - Prologue and Epilogue (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barry Lowe
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Skinner
Man in Background (uncredited) Man in Background (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.2 / 10 | 2,847 votes