The Tales Of Hans Christian Andersen: The Red Shoes (1990)/The Little Match Girl (1991)
Gifted animator Michael Sporn brings to life two cherished tales by Hans Christian Andersen. First, "The Red Shoes" help a young African-American girl discover the true nature of friendship. With the voice of Ossie Davis. Next, a modern-day homeless child becomes "The Little Match Girl" of Andersen's beloved story. Features the voice of F. Murray Abraham. 50 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English; art gallery; audio commentary by Sporn; biography; "making of" documentary.