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Poll: From Paper to the Screen: Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen is a beloved author of fairy tales. Of these selections of his works, which story do you think should be made into a brand new, high-budget film or series? Please Note: The images used are not all necessarily images of the actual Andersen characters; they are merely used for representation. Please discuss here.

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    Katheryn Winnick in Vikings (2013)

    "The Marsh King's Daughter." Helga, daughter of a ghoulish Bog King and an Egyptian princess, is adopted by a Viking chief and his wife. She grows to become a heartless, vicious warrior, and keeps the dark secret that she turns into a bog creature at night. Only a kidnapped priest and her newfound Christian faith can save her.
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    The Mountain Between Us (2017)

    "The Ice Maiden." After narrowly escaping death as an infant, Rudy grows to be a confident and handsome mountain man. He faces many struggles and hardships, all while the mysterious 'Ice Maiden' plans to claim his life.
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    Melissa Gilbert and Chris Petersen in Little House on the Prairie (1974)

    "Ib and Little Christine." Two childhood friends, Ib and Christine, grow up and eventually part ways. Though she loves Ib, Christine marries a wealthy man, while Ib assumes he will amount to nothing.
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    Tilda Swinton in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)

    "The Snow Queen." After being infected by a Devilish curse, young Kai is kidnapped by the eccentric Snow Queen. It is up to his best friend, Gerda, to brave perilous dangers and save him.
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    Alfred Hitchcock in The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962)

    "The Shadow." A man's shadow comes to life and gains a human form. Years later they reunite, but the shadow teams up with a Princess to get revenge on his former owner.
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    Beauty and the Beast (2017)

    "The Rose Elf." A tiny, flower dwelling pixie witnesses a man's murder and whispers it to his lover so justice can be done.
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    Gemma Ward in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)

    "The Little Mermaid." After falling in love with a human prince, a mermaid goes to a sea witch to gain legs (which cause her great pain) and loses her voice. Once on land, the prince takes her in but falls in love with another. In the end, she must choose between her own life, and that of her dear prince's.
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    Julia Roberts in Hook (1991)

    "Thumbelina." A little girl grown tiny is abducted by a slimy frog and other creatures until she finds herself with a kindly old mouse. But when she must go through with an arranged marriage to a mole, she runs away in the hopes of a better life.
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    Olivia Grant in Lark Rise to Candleford (2008)

    "The Girl Who Trod on the Loaf." A young woman who grew up poor works to become rich, but she also becomes prissy and self centered. In an effort to keep her shoes dry, she uses a loaf of bread as a bridge to cross over a mud puddle - but sinks down deep into the cruel underworld.
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    Liv Tyler in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

    "The Elf Mound." Mystical creatures gather for a feast where one of the seven elven princesses shall be chosen by a visiting royal goblin and made his bride. The princesses perform their magic talents, but the goblin princes are rude.
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    Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz (1939)

    "The Red Shoes." A young girl becomes so wrapped up in her favorite red dancing shoes that they curse her and she cannot stop dancing. She realizes that the only way to put an end to it is to have the executioner cut off her feet.
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    Angelo Rosso and Danelle Eliav in The Girl and the Spanish Boy (2011)

    "A Story From the Sand Dunes." A Spanish couple are shipwrecked in Jutland, the husband dying and the wife giving birth before passing on. Their son is adopted by a fisherman and his wife and lives a happy childhood, but a harsh adult life, leaving him to be compensated in the afterlife.
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    Final Portrait (2017)

    "Beautiful." A sculptor/artist courts and marries a beautiful young woman with a talkative, comical mother. But when his beloved wife dies, he falls for Sophie, a slightly less radiant yet faithful family friend.
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    Nature (1982)

    "The Wild Swans." A Princess takes a vow of silence and works hard to break a curse on her brothers that has turned them into swans. When a King marries her, she becomes accused of witchcraft and cannot speak to defend herself.
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    Shree Crooks in Little Match Girl (2018)

    "The Little Match Girl." A street girl must sell all her matches before freezing to death.
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    Angelina Jolie in Maleficent (2014)

    "The Traveling Companion." A penniless young man meets a stranger that appears to have unexplained abilities. This helps him when he is determined to take the challenge of a beautiful but wicked princess who is being controlled by a goblin she flies to meet with at night.
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    John C. Reilly and Steve Coogan in Stan & Ollie (2018)

    "Little Claus and Big Claus." A pair of competitive men get into many scrapes, the less rich of the two always seeming to succeed, while the richer one can't seem to get away with anything.
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    Sharlto Copley in Maleficent (2014)

    "The Emperor's New Clothes." A vain king falls for lying tailors, who promise him clothes that will be invisible to fools.

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