The Tales Of Hans Christian Andersen: The Emperor's New Clothes (1993)/Nightingale (1992)
Two of Hans Christian Andersen's best-loved stories are retold in these charming animated films by acclaimed filmmaker Michael Sporn. First, a monarch's vanity--and then some--is exposed to his subjects, in "The Emperor's New Clothes." Stars the voice of Regis Philbin. Next, a sweetly singing "Nightingale" teaches an unwise emperor a lesson after the ruler pays more attention to a jeweled mechanical bird. Features the voices of Mako, June Angela. 50 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English; art gallery; audio commentary by Sporn; biography; "making of" documentary.