Retelling of the classic children s tale from a 1960s psychedelic viewpoint. Bluth started as an animator and director at walt disney animation studios before founding a rival company that became disneys main competitor in the 1980s. Wikipedia this is one of two films based on hans christian andersen fairy tales to feature jodi benson as the titular character. Luckily, theres a whole city of animals willing to help her. Kid moviesdisney moviesmovies to watchmovie gifsmovie. A woman pines for a child and, magically, she is gifted with a daughter no bigger than her thumb. This animated movie of thumbelina was one my kids would watch over and over again. There was a clear throughline, with enough variety to keep me from getting bored. Based on the famous fairy tale tiny thumbelina longs for a husband, and. For the 1994 don bluth film, see thumbelina 1994 film.
Thumbelina clip happily ever after 1994 don bluth youtube. Thumbelina is a sweet and very beautiful teenage girl with long, strawberry blonde hair, blue eyes and glossy pink lipstick. Hans christian andersen original classic fairytale, don bluth screenplay. The filmwhich uses more computer graphics than previous don bluth filmstells the fable of the hans christian andersen heroine thumbelina jodi benson, a tiny girl born to. Thumbelina is the deuteragonist in the film of the same name. May 30, 2014 may 30, 2014 thumbelina don bluth 2002 maxresdefault.
The scene from the film where jacquimo is talking to a rabbit is being chased by a. From world renowned animator don bluth an american tail, titan a. She can easily be brought down by the world but is known for having good friends to keep her afloat. Jodi benson in thumbelina 1994 jodi benson and gino conforti in. Now, don bluth has only made a handful of animated movies i love. The voices from well known actors makes adults watch it more intently to follow the plot.
Thumbelina was in production from february 1991 to may 1993 at don bluth entertainment formerly known as sullivan bluth studios at that time in dublin, ireland. Favorite don bluth film everything thats new on netflix in may no need to waste time endlessly browsingheres the entire lineup of new movies and tv shows streaming on netflix this month. The biggest riddle of don bluth movie full uncut deleted scene hell scene charlies nightmare duration. Thumbelina is a 1994 american animated musical fantasy film directed by don bluth and gary goldman, based on the 1835 story of the same name by hans. Following don bluth s partnership with steven spielberg, 1986 s an american tail was released as bluth s second film instead. When thumbelina, a tiny enchanted fairy, meets prince cornelius, she is sure she s found her heart s desire. With shay garner, pat morrell, bob oconnell, ruth mcmahon. It was distributed by don bluth entertainment and warner bros. A don bluth film at the best online prices at ebay.
Jodi benson, gary imhoff, gino conforti, barbara cook, will. The way the seasons shift over the course of a day is very interesting. Tracking down a streaming service to buy, rent, download, or watch the don bluthdirected movie via subscription can be a huge pain. It sticks to the basic story of the original fairly closely. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out. The film was produced by don bluth entertainment and was released to movie theaters by warner bros. Sync up with your own full quality video for best experience. A lonely woman barbara cook longs for a child of her very own. Thumbelina sullivan bluth, 1994 my year without walt. Although we should all know by now, the movie is colorful and sweet. Trivia the film facing heavy competition with the lion king 1994, street fighter ii. Barry manilow contributed heavily to the films music. I suspect that the major problem with the film is that the hero is a handsome.
Despite her small size, she has a big heart and is a romantic. He is known for directing animated films, such as the secret of nimh 1982, an american tail 1986, the land before time 1988, all dogs go to heaven 1989 and anastasia. A movie based on the classic hans christian andersen s tale thumbelina. When thumbelina, a tiny enchanted fairy, meets prince cornelius, she is sure shes found her hearts desire. Hans christian andersen s thumbelina or simply known as thumbelina is 1994 fantasy film directed by don bluth. For the best experience please update your browser. Thumbelina vhs, 1994 don bluth film hans christian andersen. Don bluth presents thumbelina 1994 this feature is not available right now. After thumbelina saves him from death, the swallow will help her complete her important. Ironically, disney purchased this film through their acquisition of 20th century. I would recommend this movie to any family who is stuck in the disney collection only rut. Don bluth offered a dark alternative to disney animation. The thumbelina animation is topnotch, matching anything from disney at the time, but the real draw is the score by barry manilow, who also sings over the end credits.
Thumbelina is so weird, so odd, and in some cases so shockingly groaninducing that its almost unbelievable to consider it as a work of bluths. Thumbelina dvd, 2001 family feature kidsfamily movie. During his roller coaster of a career, bluth produced commercial hits an american tail, the land before time, anastasia, cult classics the secret of nimh. With its pretty songs and good characters, thumbelina will delight children. Mole is the second villain to hate the sun, the first being the grand duke of owls. Thumbelina also known as hans christian andersens thumbelina is a 1994 american animated musical fantasy film directed by don bluth and gary goldman, based on the 1835 story of the same name by hans christian andersen and starring the voices of jodi benson, gary imhoff and john hurt, with supporting roles from gino conforti, gilbert gottfried, carol channing and joe lynch. Anyway, the story is good and this films is devoid of the annoying plot twists that are common in don bluth s other 90 s films. With jodi benson, gary imhoff, gino conforti, barbara cook. Yearning to watch thumbelina in the comfort of your own home. But, before she can marry cornelius, the wouldbe princess has a very strange adventure in this story of.
Nov 24, 20 when tiny thumbelina jodi benson meets prince cornelius gary imhoff, it s true love. Get the imdb app view full site help site index imdbpro imdb tv. Finally, i watched it on my fire kindle, and enjoyed it for the first time. Finally aug 27, 2014 a youtube video of the full thumbelina movie by don bluth. Autoplay when autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next. Don bluths animated version of the hans christian andersen fairy tale about a tiny girl born to normalsized parents.
Thumbelina deserves to be a part of the princess group bc she is a princess. Thumbelina is a 1994 irishamerican animated film directed by don bluth and gary goldman from a screenplay by bluth based on hans christian andersens thumbelina. It s movie night, and jack and xelrog are diving in for a memetastic rewatch of don bluth. She can easily be broughten down by the world but is known for having good friends to keep her afloat. Its impossible to talk about don bluth without talking about walt disney. Thumbelina is a 1994 irishamerican animated film directed by don bluth and gary goldman from a screenplay by bluth based on hans christian andersen s thumbelina. Thumbelina vhs, 1994 don bluth film hans christian. I didnt really mind it once i settled into the movies style. Thumbelina 1994 this animated movie soars through paris. Thumbelina 1994 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Family entertainment for theatrical release, and later by warner home video in the 90 s and finally by 20th century fox home entertainment in the 2000 s.
Thumbelina daughter prince cornelius soninlaw pets. One, please please please correct me if i misuse any spanish or french in this story, i primarily use babelfish for translations which means i will get stuff wrong from time to time. Aug 27, 2014 a youtube video of the full thumbelina movie by don bluth. Now seeing how this is don bluth after his, how shall i say, downfall in quality, i wasnt expecting much, especially seeing how it seems. Thumbelina is a sweet teenager with strawberry blonde hair and blue eyes. Thumbelina is the main protagonist of don bluth s 1994 irishamerican film of the same name. A youtube video of the full thumbelina movie by don bluth. Thumbelina is a fun, passable diversion with some okay songs, an expectedly superb animation and some memorable characters, but it is mostly too uninspired with too many mediocre songs, a weak and dull romance at the center of it and the movie is just so.
Thumbelina dvd, 2006, sensormatic for sale online ebay. Thumbelina, as she is aptly named, is a happy person but wishes. Voices of carol channing, charo, gilbert gottfried. The filmwhich uses more computer graphics than previous don bluth filmstells the fable of the hans christian andersen heroine thumbelina jodi benson, a tiny girl born to a childless woman from a flower. The fairytaler hans christian andersen 150,101 views. Thumbelina also known as hans christian andersen s thumbelina is a 1994 american animated musical fantasy film directed by don bluth and gary goldman, based on the 1835 story of the same name by hans christian andersen and starring the voices of jodi benson, gary imhoff and john hurt, with supporting roles from gino conforti, gilbert gottfried, carol channing and joe lynch. By the time thumbelina was released, disney had cranked out the little mermaid and beauty and the beast, establishing femaledriven musicals as the animation standard of the era. Don bluths adaptation of the hans christian andersen fairy tale thumbelina. Hannabarbera the greatest adventure the nativity 1987. The songs are also really good, including the everunderappreciated merry the mole, which is a villain song so kids arent supposed to learn. Retelling of the classic childrens tale from a 1960s psychedelic viewpoint. Tracking down a streaming service to buy, rent, download, or watch the don bluth directed movie via subscription can be a huge pain. Jan 17, 2019 don bluth presents thumbelina 1994 this feature is not available right now.
Andersen was an effective storyteller, and though the plot is episodic and formulaic, it still kind of worked. Thumbelina is the main protagonist of don bluths 1994 irishamerican film of the same name. Thumbelina is a 49minute animated film originally released by goodtimes home video on. This retelling of the hans christian andersen classic fairy tale has the digitsized heroine evading the clutches of various toads, moles, and beetles before she can proceed with her courtship with her dream lover, prince cornelius. Jan 07, 20 don bluth s thumbelina 1994, from his studio don bluth entertainment, is a terrific treat for children. Don bluth s thumbelina 1994, from his studio don bluth entertainment, is a terrific treat for children. Don bluth, gary goldman, helene blitz, john pomeroy, don bluth, hans christian andersen. Beyond the vale a don bluths thumbelina fanfic by c.213 1379 272 993 753 507 932 1474 301 715 1337 829 1193 1124 1393 664 263 713 382 861 1236 383 674 1251 1229 1528 842 844 517 616 318 400 129 1258 583 1235