If you are looking to see what a real funny movie should look like, check this one out. They are trying to get her to reveal a valuable secret that will net them all millions. Have you lost your gloves? Audiences surveyed by gave the film a B+ rating. Thurber's story would be almost impossible to create accurately for the screen since it's all in his protagonist's mind. The music fits with the action and comedy very well indeed, and the songs are catchy and a lot of fun. He is the henpecked husband; eternally dominated by a wife with a much more forceful personality than his own. He may never leave her physically, but he will surely leave her mentally.
Mitty tries to shield or protect her husband from the world. His wife Sylvia Fine provides the music and lyrics for two specialty tunes; in one of them he plays a mid- European professor impersonating most of the instruments of the orchestra. But a very good film with some truly good moments. They look at three of them, including one of a person's thumb with a unique ring on it, and another of a curved piece of wood. He is a man who is forever loosing touch with reality and dreams of being a hero in secret lives. Mitty is, simply put, a daydreamer with a creative mind. He's put upon by everyone, from his mother Fay Bainter to his girlfriend Ann Rutherford, her mother Florence Bates, his best 'friend' Gordon Jones and not the least by his boss Hall.
Walter then meets a mysterious woman named Rosalind van Hoorn Virginia Mayo , who he can't distinguish to be part of his reality or his alternate reality, resulting in nothing but more problems from his overbearing family who just can't let the poor man be. It's all played for laughs and Danny even gets to do a couple of his tongue-twisting musical routines. When he came out into the street again, with the overshoes in a box under his arm, Walter Mitty began to wonder what the other thing was his wife had told him to get. Thurber needed an over-the-top wife to explain Mitty's retreat into fantasies, and Mrs. Mitty told Walter Mitty not to forget the overshoes he was sopposed to buy while in he was town.
In addition, the Counseling Department helps students navigate through the college admission process. The District Attorney struck at her savagely. The story is sweet and instantly lovable, children will be spellbound and amused by the dream sequences especially. Kaye has a field day when his dreams take over, impersonating everyone from a sea captain to a riverboat gambler to a fashion designer--all with his own distinct flair for comic routines. Another perspective is that Mrs. Wilson dropped out in October 2005 over creative differences.
This is my first Danny Kaye film, but could also very well be his tour-de-force performance. After all, she won't let him do simple things for himself like take his own temperature, or take the chains off his car, or make basic decisions , and this is a big part of the reason he spends so much time fantasizing. What takes it to a new level, however, is the performance of Danny Kaye. Walter Mitty, unhappy with his everyday life and his nit-picking wife, fades in and out of reality. During the summer one year, the 'Morning Movie' featured 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. The plot is a mystery about the planned theft of the Dutch Crown Jewels.
He is wonderful in The Secret of Walter Mitty, one of his best performances and quite possibly his most endearing. His wife does not appreciate this aspect of Mr. Virginia Mayo makes an elegant Rosalind. The trio of writers Ken Englund, Everett Freeman, and Philip Rapp, respectively make Mitty so innocent and so humble that his commonality and instantly-likable charm is hard for us to ignore. Mcleod's Technicolor version of the Thurber story contains one of Danny Kaye's best performances on film. The Secret of Walter Mitty looks beautiful, the scenery is bursting with colour and vibrancy and the photography is expertly.
Not everything was corny or stupid. His name was Danny Kaye. He takes refuge in elaborate daydreams where he is always the hero. James Thurber's whimsical day dreamer Walter Mitty was a perfect character for Danny Kaye to apply his many talents with. In April 2011, it was announced that had been cast in the lead role, though no director was attached. Then, with that faint, fleeting smile playing about his lips, he faced the firing squad; erect and motionless, proud and disdainful, Walter Mitty the Undefeated, inscrutable to the last. The Hollywood Reporter also speculated that Walter Mitty began to falter after Paramount failed to cast a female lead to star opposite Wilson.
Ferguson tells how Walter uses his dreams to block his wife out of his mind 433. The manager of the negative assets sector of Life magazine, Walter Mitty, has been working for sixteen years for the magazine and has a tedious life, not going anywhere but from his home to his job and vice-versa. He pulled a faulty piston out of the machine and inserted the pen in its place. When Rosalind comes into his life, Walter begins a process of growing up and he falls for the glamorous woman. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is directed by Norman Z. Unquestionably, this movie is full of characters that complement Danny Kaye, but he is the 'star' that makes this movie shine. The sound provides a solid link between the real world and Walter's fantasies, as well as a common link between his multiple fantasies.