Picks and Pans Review: Faerie Tale Theatre: the Nightingale

updated 05/02/1983 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 05/02/1983 AT 01:00 AM EDT


Mick Jagger can't get no satisfaction as the Emperor of Cathay until kitchen maid Barbara Hershey brings him a sweet-singing nightingale. In the hands of producer Shelley (Time Bandits) Duvall, this retelling of the Hans Christian Andersen story unfortunately comes out lush but leaden. (Subsequent air dates: 5/14, 5/18, 5/20, 5/22, 5/24, 5/30)

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