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Peter-No-Tail (1981)

Pelle Svanslös (original title)
Pelle is a cat who was born without a proper tail. He is taken care of by a family living in Uppsala. Without a tail, he becomes the talk of the town among the other cats, and especially ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mats Åhlfeldt ...
Pelle Svanslös (voice)
Ewa Fröling ...
Maja Gräddnos (voice)
Ernst-Hugo Järegård ...
Elake Måns (voice)
Carl Billquist ...
Bill (voice)
Björn Gustafson ...
Bull (voice)
Wallis Grahn ...
Gammel-Maja (voice)
Lena-Pia Bernhardsson ...
Charlie Elvegård ...
Laban från Observatorielunden / En råtta (voice)
Åke Lagergren ...
Murre från Skogstibble / Kalle Huggorm (voice)
Nils Eklund ...
Rickard från Rickomberga (voice)
Jan Sjödin ...
Fritz (voice)
Gunilla Norling ...
Frida (voice)
Eddie Axberg ...
Den tjocka råttan (voice)
Gunnar Ernblad ...
Kråkan (voice)
Kajsa Bratt ...
Birgitta (voice)
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Pelle is a cat who was born without a proper tail. He is taken care of by a family living in Uppsala. Without a tail, he becomes the talk of the town among the other cats, and especially Måns, who teases him cruelly. Måns' rough and silly courting of Maja Gräddnos does not impress her, since she becomes interested in the kind and gentle Pelle. But Måns won't give up that easy... Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Svensk tecknad film!


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25 December 1981 (Sweden)  »

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Peter-No-Tail  »

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Goofs

During a quiz of the annual Spring Dance, the main character is asked what 62 multiplied by 78 equals, his final answer is 5236, but the correct answer is 4836. See more »

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Edited into Short cuts från Sandrews (1999) See more »

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Säg mjau till livet
Written by Berndt Egerbladh and Leif Krantz
Performed by James Hollingworth
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A film for young and old alike
13 January 2005 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing this film as a child and getting my mum to tape it so that I could watch it over and over again. I didn't even realise it was Swedish so know it as Peter-No-Tail.

It's the story of a cat born without a tail who tries to fit in but gets bullied by the other cats. Things just don't seem to go quite right for him, getting caught in a house fire and being pushed over in a running race. It's actually quite sad and you feel sorry for Peter-No-Tail but it is an excellent film and well worth a watch if you ever get the opportunity to see it. Hopefully it will be released in English someday.


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