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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty 1947


Sep 01, 1947

Latest Home Video

Dec 10, 2013

MPAA Rating

Not Rated


Norman Z. McLeod


Danny Kaye
Virginia Mayo
Boris Karloff
Konstantin Shayne


1947 Samuel Goldwyn Home Entertainment

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Walter Mitty (Danny Kaye) often escapes his mundane life by seeking adventure in a secret world of daydreams. Then one day a beautiful, real life woman (Virginia Mayo) awakens him to her world and a nightmarish mystery.

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Why Is The Secret Life of Walter Mitty 1947 Rated Not Rated?

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty 1947 is rated Not Rated

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Violence: Daydreaming sequences include gunslingers at a Wild West showdown, threats of drowning at sea, and discussions of WWII enemy planes being shot down. A man is pushed from a window and nearly falls from a high ledge. A character is stabbed (not shown) and bloodstains are seen. Characters are in peril, punched, shoved, threatened with knives and shocked by electricity. A man is caught in a trap and dangled upside-down. A dog snaps at a man. A woman is bound and held against her will. A sleeping potion is put in a character’s drink. Ghoulish pictures are shown. Characters try to convince another man that he is crazy.

Sexual Content: Women are seen in underwear, bathing suits and provocative costumes. Females model corsets. A character suspects his wife is having an affair. Illustrations on book covers and posters feature busty women.

Language: Name-calling and infrequent racial slurs are heard.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Cigar smoking is seen through the film. Characters drink alcohol at a gambling table and in a bar.

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Danny Kaye can also be seen in The Court Jester (both scripts feature a character named Griswold). The 2013 remake of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty stars Ben Stiller.

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Home Video Notes: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947)

Release Date: 10 December 2013

The 1947 version of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty releases on DVD with the following extras:

- Interview with Virginia Mayo

- Theatrical trailer

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