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Tales of Beatrix Potter (1971)

Beatrix Potter's most beloved characters spring to life in this live-action classic.

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Beatrix Potter's most beloved characters spring to life in this live-action classic.

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March 1971 (UK)  »

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Peter Rabbit and Tales of Beatrix Potter  »

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Referenced in Making 'Murder on the Orient Express' (2004) See more »

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Fantastic production
20 June 2003 | by (The San Francisco Bay Area) – See all my reviews

I caught this on HBO years ago, and was dazzled by the production values. I was even more stunned by the fact that it was a 1971 production: a period in film that was very transitional for children's venues. The sets, costumes and dancing are all executed with a great amount of care in this production. Grab a copy for your kids or grandkids, and watch it with them. You won't be dissapointed.

One can only hope that it will see a DVD release someday.


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