Best Fantasy Movies of 1955

1.

The Glass Slipper

3.4
6.4/10 IMDB

Musical adaptation of the story of Cinderella and her magical trip to the prince's ball.

Starring: Leslie Caron, Michael Wilding, Keenan Wynn, Estelle Winwood, Elsa Lanchester, Barry Jones, Amanda Blake, Lurene Tuttle, Liliane Montevecchi, Lisa Daniels ..
Directed by: Charles Walters
Release date: 1955-01-01
2.

Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy

3.3
6.2/10 IMDB

When the murder of an archaeologist puts a valuable medallion into their hands, Abbott and Costello waste little time in trying to sell it, only to find themselves pursued by police, a slinky adventuress, an Egyptian high priest, and the mummy himself.

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marie Windsor, Michael Ansara, Dan Seymour, Richard Deacon, Kurt Katch, Richard Karlan, Peggy King, Mel Welles ..
Directed by: Charles Lamont
Release date: 1955-06-23
3.

Two Little Oxen

3.3
7.5/10 IMDB

No overview found.

Directed by: Gyula Macsk√°ssy
Release date: 1955-01-01
Best Fantasy Movies of 1955 : Jack and the Beanstalk
4.

Jack and the Beanstalk

3.2
6.9/10 IMDB

No overview found.

Directed by: Lotte Reiniger
Release date: 1955-01-01
Best Fantasy Movies of 1955 : Peter Pan
5.

Peter Pan

3.1
8.2/10 IMDB

In this magical tale about the boy who refuses to grow up, Peter Pan and his mischievous fairy sidekick Tinkerbell visit the nursery of Wendy, Michael, and John Darling. With a sprinkling of pixie dust, Peter and his new friends fly out the nursery window and over London to Never-Never Land. The children experience many wonderful and exciting adventures with the Lost Boys, Tiger Lily's Indian tribe, and Peter's arch enemy, the dastardly pirate Captain Hook.

Starring: Mary Martin, Cyril Ritchard, Sondra Lee, Kathleen Nolan, Margalo Gillmore, Heller Halliday, Joe E. Marks, Norman Shelly, Michael Allen, Tom Halloran ..
Directed by: Clark Jones
Release date: 1955-03-07
Best Fantasy Movies of 1955 : The Sorcerer's Apprentice
6.

The Sorcerer's Apprentice

3.0
6.5/10 IMDB

Ballet performed to Dukas' "The Sorceror's Apprentice".

Starring: Sonia Arova ..
Directed by: Michael Powell
Release date: 1955-07-13
Best Fantasy Movies of 1955 : One Touch of Venus
7.

One Touch of Venus

3.0
5.9/10 IMDB

While touring a museum, Rodney Hatch, an unremarkable barber, places an engagement ring intended for his girlfriend on the hand of a statue of Venus, the goddess of love and beauty. From Mount Olympus, Venus witnesses the event and decides to visit Rodney on Earth by magically inhabiting the statue. Hilarity ensues when she starts to fall in love with Rodney and competes with his girlfriend for his attentions. This television version of Kurt Weill's successful Broadway musical is much more faithful to the stage version than the 1948 Ava Gardner film, which changed the story considerably and cut most of the songs.

Starring: Janet Blair, Russell Nype, George Gaynes, Laurel Shelby, Mort Marshall, Iggie Wolfington, Adnia Rice, Mildred Trares ..
Directed by: George Schaefer
Release date: 1955-08-27
8.

Kismet

3.0
6.2/10 IMDB

A roguish poet is given the run of the scheming Wazir's harem while pretending to help him usurp the young caliph.

Starring: Howard Keel, Ann Blyth, Dolores Gray, Vic Damone, Sebastian Cabot, Pat Sheehan, June Kirby, Reiko Sato, Wonci Lui, Patricia Dunn ..
Directed by: Vincente Minnelli
Release date: 1955-10-08
Best Fantasy Movies of 1955 : The Bespoke Overcoat
9.

The Bespoke Overcoat

2.9
7.2/10 IMDB

Fender is a lowly clerk in the warehouse of clothing manufacturers Ranting and Co. His one ambition is to have an overcoat of his own. Refused one by the cold hearted Ranting he asks a tailor friend, Morry, to make him one instead, but dies of cold before he can take delivery of it. Unwilling to give up his only desire even in death, he returns as a ghost to persuade Morry to steal him the overcoat he so coveted in life.

Starring: David Kossoff, Alfie Bass, Alan Tilvern, Alf Dean ..
Directed by: Jack Clayton
Release date: 1955-11-01
Best Fantasy Movies of 1955 : 8 X 8: A Chess-Sonata in 8 Movements
10.

8 X 8: A Chess-Sonata in 8 Movements

2.5
5.7/10 IMDB

8 x 8: A Chess-Sonata in 8 Movements is an American experimental film directed by Hans Richter, Marcel Duchamp, and Jean Cocteau. Described by Richter as "part Freud, part Lewis Carroll" and filmed partially on the lawn of Duchamp's summer house in Southbury, Connecticut.

Starring: Hans Arp, Paul Bowles, Jean Cocteau, Marcel Duchamp, Max Ernst, Man Ray, Frederick Kiesler, Dorothea Ernst, Darius Milhaud, Richard Huelsenbeck ..
Directed by: Hans Richter
Release date: 1955-09-10
Best Fantasy Movies of 1955 : Son of Sinbad
11.

Son of Sinbad

2.5
5.3/10 IMDB

Legendary pirate and adventurer Sinbad is in single-minded pursuit of two things: beautiful women and a substance called Greek Fire--an early version of gunpowder.

Starring: Dale Robertson, Lili St. Cyr, Vincent Price, Mari Blanchard, Donald Randolph, Pat Sheehan, Kim Novak, Kalantan, Sally Forrest, Anna Navarro ..
Directed by: Ted Tetzlaff
Release date: 1955-06-02
Best Fantasy Movies of 1955 : Francis in the Navy
12.

Francis in the Navy

2.5
5.7/10 IMDB

In the U. S. Army intelligence office, bumbling lieutenant Peter Stirling receives a coded message from his friend, Francis, a talking mule. The note urges Pete to hurry to the Coronado, California naval base, where Francis is about to be sold as surplus. Pete rushes to the train station, but before he can board, nurse Betsy Donevan mistakes him for her shell-shocked brother, Navy boatswain Slicker Donevan. She tries to forcibly remove his uniform so he will not get into trouble for impersonating an Army officer. Finally she realizes that Pete is not Slicker but merely his mirror image.

Starring: Donald O'Connor, Martha Hyer, Richard Erdman, Jim Backus, Clint Eastwood, David Janssen, Leigh Snowden, Martin Milner, Paul Burke, Phil Garris ..
Directed by: Arthur Lubin
Release date: 1955-08-24
Best Fantasy Movies of 1955 : Cindy Goes to a Party
13.

Cindy Goes to a Party

2.0
3.9/10 IMDB

Cindy, a 12-year-old tomboy, is devastated when she learns that she hasn't been invited to a neighborhood birthday party. That night in bed, her fairy godmother visits her, tells her enough with this tomboy baloney, gives her a frilly new party dress and some rules on how proper young girls are to behave at parties.

Directed by: Herk Harvey
Release date: 1955-09-22
Best Fantasy Movies of 1955 : Music Land
14.

Music Land

1.7
7.3/10 IMDB

Walt Disney animation animated cartoon musical compilation ("The BIG Parade of MIRTH and MELODY"; "Offering hits re-released from 'Make Mine Music' and 'Melody Time'"; featuring cartoons from the 1946 musical, "Make Mine Music," and the 1948 musical "Melody Time") featuring Donald Duck, Joe Carioca, and other Disney cartoon characters, and also songs by Fred Waring and his Pennsylvanians, Benny Goodman and His Orchestra, Frances Langford, Roy Rogers and Trigger, The Andrews Sisters (Laverne, Maxene, and Patty Andrews), Freddy Martin and his orchestra, Sons of the Pioneers, Jerry Colonna, and Ethel Smith

Starring: Fred Waring, Benny Goodman, Frances Langford, Roy Rogers, Freddy Martin, Jerry Colonna, Ethel Smith, Ethel Smith, Bob Nolan, Laverne Andrews ..
Directed by: Clyde Geronimi, Robert Cormack, Ted Sears, Hamilton Luske, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Joshua Meador
Release date: 1955-06-11
Best Fantasy Movies of 1955 : Babes in Toyland
15.

Babes in Toyland

1.6
6.8/10 IMDB

A young girl becomes lost in a department store during the Christmas shopping rush. The frightened child is comforted by a department store Santa Claus who tells her a tale of storybook characters brought to life - of Tommy Tucker's love for the lovely Jane Piper and the cold-hearted villainy of evil Silas Barnaby. Through the girl's dreams, the viewer is transported to Toyland. Based on the classic Broadway operetta by Victor Herbert and Glen MacDonough, this was its second live television special production, with some new cast members and some returning.

Starring: Barbara Cook, Dennis Day, Jack E. Leonard, Dave Garroway, Wally Cox, Bil Baird, Karin Wolfe, Dickie Belton, Ellen Barrie, Mary Mace ..
Directed by: Max Liebman
Release date: 1955-12-24
Best Fantasy Movies of 1955 : Alice in Wonderland
16.

Alice in Wonderland

1.4
6.1/10 IMDB

A young girl named Alice falls down a rabbit-hole and finds herself in Wonderland, a fantasy land of strange characters and ideas.

Starring: Tom Bosley, Elsa Lanchester, Reginald Gardiner, Gillian Barber, Marc Breaux, Robert Casper, Lenny Claret, Bobby Clark, Michael Enserro, Maurice Evans ..
Directed by: George Schaefer
Release date: 1955-10-22
17.

The Merry Christmas

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Musical adaptation of A Christmas Carol.

Starring: Hugh Griffith, Norman Tyrrell, Peter Reeves, Irenee Byatt, Barry Huband, Edmund Willard, Martin Lawrence, Madi Hedd, Eira Heath, George Murcell ..
Release date: 1955-12-21
18.

Story of the Christmas Carol

0.0
4.7/10 IMDB

On Christmas Eve, an old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the spirit of his former partner, Jacob Marley. The deceased partner was in his lifetime as mean and miserly as Scrooge is now and he warns him to change his ways or face the consequences in the afterlife.

Starring: Getrude Breen, Morton Friedman, Norman Gottschalk, George Greer, The Illinois Bell Choir, Mike Kirby, Kurt Kupfer, The N.B.C. Orchestra, Ken Nordine, Eugene Troobnick ..
Directed by: David Barnhizer
Release date: 1955-12-22
Best Fantasy Movies of 1955 : Disneyland's Opening Day Broadcast
19.

Disneyland's Opening Day Broadcast

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Relive the magic with hosts Art Linkletter, Bob Cummings and Ronald Reagan at the live opening day celebration. Broadcast on July 17, 1955 to a live audience of over 90 million people, tour every magical land in park, from the Disneyland Express to Sleeping Beauty Castle

Starring: Walt Disney, Art Linkletter, Ronald Reagan, Robert Cummings ..
Release date: 1955-07-17
Best Fantasy Movies of 1955 : Peter Pan
20.

Peter Pan

0.0
8.1/10 IMDB

This 1955 musical production of the classic children's tale made history as the first Broadway musical adapted to TV with the entire cast and crew intact. Join Peter and his friends in their adventures in Neverland, against the evil pirate Captain Hook.

Starring: Mary Martin, Cyril Ritchard, Margalo Gillmore, Kathleen Nolan, Sondra Lee, Heller Halliday, Joe E. Marks, Norman Shelly, Robert Harrington, Joseph Stafford ..
Directed by: Clark Jones
Release date: 1955-03-07
Best Fantasy Movies of 1955 : Witch Boy
21.

Witch Boy

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

A young warlock attempts some magic.

Starring: Bob Adams, Charles Lee Butler ..
Directed by: Bob Mizer
Release date: 1955-01-01

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