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The Flight of Dragons (1982)

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A young Boston writer goes back in time into an era where wizards and dragon reign and science is just barely known.

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This is an animated movie based on the book by Peter Dickinson. In this movie the realm of magic is being threatened by the realm of logic, so Carolinus, the green wizard decides to shield it for all time. Ommedon, the evil red wizard, stands in his way. Carolinus then calls for a quest that is to be led by a man named Peter Dickinson, who is the first man of both the realms of science and magic. It is Peter's job to defeat Ommedon. Written by <ivenho@pacific.net>

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Man is faced with the ultimate question, of whether to have a world of Magic or a world of Science. Which will it be? See more »


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Flight of the Dragon  »

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Trivia

Loosely based on the novel 'The Dragon and the George' by Gordon R. Dickson. See more »

Quotes

Smrgol: What? Never had gemstones in your craw?
Peter Dickenson: [in dragon form] I never had a craw.
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Referenced in The Dragon Prince (2015) See more »

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The Flight of Dragons
Written by Jules Bass and Maury Laws
Performed by Don McLean
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A great fantasy...
29 December 2003 | by (Green Bay, WI) – See all my reviews

This movie was great. I watched it over and over and over again as a kid, and it basically introduced me to fantasy. The voices are so talented, including the late John Ritter and James Earl Jones. And the story is so creative! A great movie for children and adults alike.


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