1966 Rankin/Bass film The Daydreamer on Blu-ray in May

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The 1966 animated / live-action film “The Daydreamer” is coming to Blu-ray Disc on May 18th via Kino Lorber. The film, based on stories and characters written by Hans Christian Andersen, was directed by Jules Bass and written/produced by Arthur Rankin, Jr. (of Rankin/Bass). The Daydreamer featured the voice talents of Tallulah Bankhead, Victor Borge, Patty Duke, Jack Gilford, Sessue Hayakawa, Margaret Hamilton, Hayley Mills, Ed Wynn, Burl Ives, and Boris Karloff. The tech specs for the release have not yet been detailed. You can now find the Blu-ray listed for preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included with this release are listed below.

  • Audio Commentary by Rankin/Bass Historian and Author Rick Goldschmidt with Film Historian Lee Gambin
  • Trailers