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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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By Hazel George (as Gil George)
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This is Together Time!
16 August 2001 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Half-documentary/half-fantasy on the life cycle of a female squirrel named Perri, surviving the seasons in the forest, even falling in love! This superb family film was initially to be part of Walt Disney's continuing True-Life Adventures series, yet is (arguably) improved upon with the additions of plot, comedic effects, and a beautiful squirrel-dream sequence. The photography is superb, the bemused narration enjoyable, and (as always) Disney underscores the rote stretches with blissful music. Perhaps a bit lengthy for some viewers, but bright children should really enjoy it. Quite entertaining! *** from ****


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