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The Blue Bird (1976)

G  |   |  Adventure, Drama, Family  |  5 April 1976 (USA)
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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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Mona Washbourne ...
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George Cole ...
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Bread
Steven Warner ...
Children of the Future
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Children of the Future (as Monique Kaufman)
Russell Lewis ...
Children of the Future
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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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O Pássaro Azul  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$887,000 (USA)
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Award-winning cinematographer Jonas Gritsius was replaced by Freddie Young when it was discovered that he had never before shot a film in color and had no idea what he was doing. See more »

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original and fantastic
3 January 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I love this film and it is my favourite film of all time. I think the cast, costumes and music are all original and brilliant. I cannot fault this film.It was introduced to me as a young child by my grandmother and I'm now 25 and i still enjoy watching it.This film makes me happy, i am an artist and have been so inspired by this movie. My grandmother prefers the b&w version - with Shirley Temple. I love this version, it contains some of the worlds most beautiful women: Elizabeth Taylor and Ava Gardener.It's true that this film is a little quirky and has some surreal scenes, but this only adds to the genius of it. I only wish that i had created this film, it's totally artistic and creative. A beautiful masterpiece.


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