The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947)

Walter Mitty, a daydreaming writer with an overprotective mother, likes to imagine that he is a hero who experiences fantastic adventures. His dream becomes reality when he accidentally meets a mysterious woman who hands him a little black book. According to her, it contains the locations of the Dutch crown jewels hidden since World War II. Soon, Mitty finds himself in the middle of a confusing conspiracy, where he has difficulty differentiating between fact and fiction.

GENRES:  Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Norman Z. McLeod
CAST:  Danny Kaye  •  Virginia Mayo  •  Boris Karloff  •  Fay Bainter

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Danny Kaye Walter Mitty
Virginia Mayo Rosalind van Hoorn
Boris Karloff Dr. Hugo Hollingshead
Fay Bainter Mrs. Mitty
Ann Rutherford Gertrude Griswold
Thurston Hall Bruce Pierce
Gordon Jones Tubby Wadsworth
Florence Bates Mrs. Griswold
Konstantin Shayne Peter van Hoorn
Reginald Denny Colonel
Henry Corden Hendrick
Doris Lloyd Mrs. Follinsbee

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