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The Blue Bird (1976)

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A pair of peasant children, Mytyl and her brother Tyltyl, are led on a magical quest for the fabulous Blue Bird of Happiness by the Fairy Berylune. On their journey, they are accompanied by... See full summary »

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A pair of peasant children, Mytyl and her brother Tyltyl, are led on a magical quest for the fabulous Blue Bird of Happiness by the Fairy Berylune. On their journey, they are accompanied by the humanized presences of a Dog, a Cat, Light, Fire, Bread, and other entities. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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A cavalcade of magic. A carnival of fun. The Blue Bird is magic for everyone.


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5 April 1976 (USA)  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

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$887,000 (USA)
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Columnist Rex Reed was a visitor to the trouble-plagued set. Upon greeting Elizabeth Taylor for the first time, Reed asked Taylor how she was holding up under pressure. "I've been through it all, baby," she told him. "I'm Mother Courage." See more »

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A marvelous traveling through the Past to the Future searching the Happiness
13 September 2005 | by (Latvia) – See all my reviews

Excellent, brilliant film! If you know what the happiness is, you'll search for it in that film. You'll be a guest in your own past, in your memory.. and you'll enter the amazing world of the future, which is always young. You'll enter the Castle of Darkness and the Palace of All the Enjoys of the World. You will have a lot of difficult adventures. You will have some true friends and some very envious enemies.. The Blue Bird - the symbol of happiness - is always flying somewhere close, but you can't get it in your hands. You'll probably try to answer to one question: "where your happiness is, if you have enjoyed it not once."


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