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The Two Little Bears (1961)

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Harry Davis, principal of the Burberry Elementary School, is concerned because his two little boys wish they were bears. One day, the two boys meet an old gypsy who tells them to use a ... See full summary »

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Harry Davis
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Anne Davis
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Officer McGovern
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Billy Davis
Donnie Carter ...
Timmy Davis
Jimmy Boyd ...
Johnny Dillion
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Emily Wilkins
Theodore Marcuse ...
Janos (as Ted Marcuse)
Milton Parsons ...
Dr. Fredricks
James Maloney ...
Jefferson Stander
Emory Parnell ...
Grimshaw Wilkins
Jack Finch ...
Psychiatrist
Opal Euard ...
Fortuneteller
Jack Lester ...
Phil Wade
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Tom Provost (as Dick Alden)
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Harry Davis, principal of the Burberry Elementary School, is concerned because his two little boys wish they were bears. One day, the two boys meet an old gypsy who tells them to use a magic cream and teaches them a spell to turn themselves into bears. When they find their sister's strange freckle cream, they do become bears. Unfortunately, when they turn back into boys, no one will believe their story. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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bear | magic

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Comedy | Fantasy

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1 November 1961 (USA)  »

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Soupy Sales' feature film debut. See more »

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Honey Bear
by Jay Livingston, Ray Evans
Performed by Brenda Lee
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Wannabe Disney type film that is dull and doesn't utilize its wonderful talent.
23 April 2003 | by (Califonia) – See all my reviews

"The Two Little Bears" is an exceedingly terrible film. It's a wannabee Disney movie that was made by 20th Century Fox in 1961. The special effects are poor. It has a very good cast whose talents weren't fully realized in this production. Soupy Sales is a very funny comedian but his humor wasn't utilized in this movie as Officer McGovern. Eddie Albert as Harry Davis (the father) was good in the film. Albert was in his early 50's when he played the role so he fit well into the character. The children, Butch Patrick and Donnie Carter in the film seemed to blasé and the names Timmy and Billy were so generic it's like the writers didn't even try. The child actors probably weren't seasoned enough as actors or maybe the script wasn't good enough for them to work with as material.

The film has a cheesy story line of two children that can wish themselves into becoming bear cubs. Their power to will themselves into bear cubs causes problems for their father played by Albert who is trying to get promoted as a principle at the school district that he works at. The film has a cheesy ending which is predictable. If the film were good I could have tolerated the cheesy ending.

This isn't a film that I would advice in purchasing or renting unless you are truly bored to death or are big admirers of the actors in it.


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