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
6.3/10 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
7.4/10 IMDB

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Directed by: Gyula Macsk√°ssy
Release date: 1955-01-01
4.

Jack and the Beanstalk

3.2
6.8/10 IMDB

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

Peter Pan

3.1
8.3/10 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
6.

Kismet

3.0
6.3/10 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 Sorcerer's Apprentice
7.

The Sorcerer's Apprentice

3.0
6.6/10 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
8.

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
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 : Hansel and Gretel
10.

Hansel and Gretel

2.8
6.8/10 IMDB

A silhouette animation based on the Brothers Grimm's fairy tale "Hansel & Gretel".

Directed by: Lotte Reiniger
Release date: 1955-01-01

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