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The Little Prince
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Release Date:
7 November 1974 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
A pilot, stranded in the desert, meets a little boy who is a prince on a planet. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 3 nominations See more »
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Flawed, but extremely nice See more (33 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Stanley Donen 
 
Writing credits
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (story "Le Petit Prince")

Alan Jay Lerner 

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry  novel

Produced by
Stanley Donen .... producer
A. Joseph Tandet .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Frederick Loewe 
Angela Morley (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Christopher Challis 
 
Film Editing by
Peter Boita 
George Hively 
 
Production Design by
John Barry 
 
Art Direction by
Norman Reynolds 
 
Costume Design by
Tim Goodchild 
Shirley Russell 
 
Makeup Department
Ronnie Cogan .... hair stylist
Ernest Gasser .... makeup artist
Eileen Warwick .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Eric Rattray .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Al Burgess .... assistant director
Allan James .... first assistant director: Tunisia
 
Art Department
Jock Lyall .... construction manager: location
W.E. Welch .... construction manager: studio
 
Sound Department
Jim Groom .... dubbing editor
Vernon Messenger .... sound effects editor
Bill Rowe .... sound mixer
Jim Willis .... sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
John Richardson .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Tom Howard .... photographic effects (as Thomas Howard)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Freddie Cooper .... camera operator
Keith Hamshere .... still photographer
John Palmer .... camera operator
Paul Wilson .... director of photography: second unit
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Charles Guerin .... wardrobe master
 
Music Department
Douglas Gamley .... conductor
Angela Morley .... arranger
Angela Morley .... orchestrator
Thelma Orr .... music editor
 
Other crew
Gordon Arnell .... unit publicist
Maurice Binder .... main title design
Al Burgess .... location manager
Pamela Carlton .... continuity
Arthur Carroll .... production executive
Ronn Forella .... choreographer
Bob Fosse .... choreographer
Sally Jones .... script supervisor
Marjorie Lavelly .... continuity
Kay Mander .... continuity
 

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88 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
Frank Sinatra was interested in the role of The Pilot and had the producers of the film behind him but director Stanley Donen vetoed his casting.See more »
Quotes:
The little prince:It's not a matter of yes Prince to you is it?See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in "FLCL" (2000)See more »
Soundtrack:
Finale - The Little PrinceSee more »

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8 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Flawed, but extremely nice, 31 March 2001
Author: Orgelist from Seattle, WA

Le Petit Prince has been, and may still be, required reading for French students. It is difficult to make a satisfactory film of such a literary icon; it is dangerous to try to make it a musical, as well. I think this film is highly under-rated, and perhaps mostly by people who are not very familiar with its original source. While much of the film could be considered "hokey", I believe that the "dance" sequence of the pilot and the Prince in the spring is sheer delight (as their finding the source of water must have been). Fosse's Snake and Wilder's Fox are phenomenal: it doesn't take long for one to actually believe that they are animals rather than people portraying animals. This is a must-see for all, especially for those with children (they seem to "get it" faster than many adults.

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