Who played walter mitty in the original movie

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty by James Thurber

Meet Walter Mitty.

Hes a Husband.

Hes a Captain of a Navy ship

Hes a toughest man on the trial

Hes the man who can a woman from distress and is a hero to all man kind.

Hes also worrying his wife, his co-workers, his boss and his shrink.

Walter Mitty has dreams. Dreams of being a hero. But hes not dreaming them in bed, like everyone else is. Hes dreaming these events while driving, while shopping, talking to his wife, walking down the street. He sees himself as a hero to everyone, but doesnt really do anything about it. Hes just your average Joe that is taking his wife to get her hair done. And while she is getting her hair done, he runs errands. But everyday life, everything that we see, feel, touch, hear generates this scene in his head where he is the hero to the story and hes living it right then and there!! While everyone looks at him like hes weird, he doesnt see what wrong with this!!

As a writer I was thrilled that I am not the only person that this is happening too!!! I cant tell you how many times I will be sitting at the Library that I work at and there will be an event that will take place, or someone says something to me and it triggers a scene playing in my head and Im living that story out (in my head of course). I am a writer and I am always getting scenarios playing out in my head that sometimes leave me speechless until I am writing that out in my laptop. Sometimes I talk out loud the scenes but hey, Im a writer its allowed. (I think....)
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is a Technicolor comedy film, loosely based on the short story of the same name by James Thurber. The film stars Danny Kaye as a young daydreaming proofreader (later Jump to navigation Jump to search. For the Ben Stiller film, see The Secret Life of Walter Mitty ( film ).
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

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"The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" () is a short story by James Thurber. The most famous of It was made into a movie of the same name, with Danny Kaye in the title role, though the movie is very different from the original story. described the actor Errol Flynn in the following way: "To the Walter Mittys of the world.
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The beauty of getting older is seeing the world change. The curse of getting older is not always remembering how the world used to be. Nostalgia is one of the most powerful and destructive drugs upon which any of us can get hooked. Books, sculptures and paintings can be so easily reinterpreted and reevaluated to fit the whims of the moment. A film, however, cannot be separated from its cultural context. Even when the movie is about another time and place, it inevitably is that time and place as it is understood when the movie is being made. Let me give you an example of what I mean.

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