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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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Mother / Witch / Light / Maternal Love
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Grandfather
Mona Washbourne ...
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George Cole ...
Richard Pearson ...
Bread
Steven Warner ...
Children of the Future
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Children of the Future (as Monique Kaufman)
Russell Lewis ...
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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)  »

Also Known As:

O P├íssaro Azul  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$887,000 (USA)
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According to actress Cicely Tyson, director George Cukor accused her of jinxing the film by using voodoo magic. Relations between Tyson and Cukor eventually deteriorated to the point where, when Tyson would arrive on set in the morning, she would ask - referring to Cukor - "Is he dead yet?" See more »

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Kids love this
13 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When my son was approximately 7-8 years old, he loved watching this movie. At that time he was really into watching the Saturday afternoon monster movies, Ultra man etc. My daughters watched it a couple of years later and they both loved it too. Elizabeth Taylor is beautiful, but the storyline was nice too. Actually anything that held my son's attention had to be really good. As an adult, I watched it with the kids a couple of times and then that was enough for me, so I think it is really for the kids. I'd like to get a DVD of this movie because now I have two granddaughters. The four and half year old would really enjoy it. It would probably be another year before my other grandchild would sit still to watch it. I recommend this story for children, if you let them watch make believe and magical movies.


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