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Perri (1957)

Approved | | Adventure, Family, Fantasy | 28 August 1957 (USA)
True-Life nature photography is used to tell the tale of a female tree squirrel named Perri who encounters many different forest creatures, both friendly and dangerous, as she grows up through the four seasons and finds a mate named Porro.

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This True Life Fantasy follows and shows how the life of a female squirrel, Perri, in the forest is filled with danger and fraught with peril. When not fleeing her natural enemy, the Marten, Perri finds time to fall in love with her prince-charming male squirrel. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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BEWITCHING! BEAUTIFUL! BREATHLESSLY EXCITING (original print ad - all caps) See more »


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Perri
By Hazel George (as Gil George)
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A beautiful movie featuring the most lovable characters in a Disney movie to date.

Perri is a beautiful movie. It features wonderfully developed characters and some excellent cinematography. What makes Perris stand out above the newer Disney movies is that all of the animals are real. No animation here! Instead we get an intimate look into the life of a cute little squirrel. Who knew squirrels got into so much trouble?!?


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