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The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe (1979)

TV Movie  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Drama  |  1 April 1979 (USA)
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Four kids travel through a wardrobe to the land of Narnia and learn of their destiny to free it with the guidance of a lion messiah.

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Credited cast:
Rachel Warren ...
Lucy (voice)
Susan Sokol ...
Susan (voice)
Reg Williams ...
Peter (voice)
Simon Adams ...
Edmund (voice)
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Mr. Tumnus (voice)
Dick Vosburgh ...
Professor (voice)
Don Parker ...
Mr. Beaver (voice)
Liz Proud ...
Mrs. Beaver (voice)
Stephen Thorne ...
Aslan (voice)
Beth Porter ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nicholas Barnes ...
Edmund (voice)
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Mr. Beaver (voice)
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Professor (voice)
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Mr. Tumnus (voice)
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Four children, Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy are evacuated to the country in World War 2. They stay in a large house owned by an old Professor. First Lucy, then Edmund, then all four children find their way through an old wardrobe into Narnia, a magical land with talking animals and mythical creatures such as fauns and dwarves. But Narnia is held under a magical spell by the evil White Witch to ensure it's always winter but never Christmas. The children have to battle evil creatures and deal with betrayal and treachery but make many good friends as well. Finally, with the help of Aslan (The Lion) they defeat the evil witch and spring and freedom come back to Narnia. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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As Crônicas de Nárnia: O Leão, a Feiticeira e o Guarda-roupa  »

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Peter: Aslan, we've come.
Aslan: WELCOME Peter, son of Adam! Welcome Susan and Lucy, daughters of Eve! Welcome He-beaver and She-beaver! But where is the fourth?
Mr. Beaver: He has betrayed us, oh Aslan.
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3 August 2003 | by (Portland, US) – See all my reviews

This cartoon adaptation of CS's work is quality for it's time and stands up rather well, just watched it again. I look forward to the live action films since this story is brilliant and should connect with many children. Even the inner child of many adults!


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