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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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Flight of the Dragon  »

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Alexandra Stoddart, who voiced Princess Melisande, appeared in an episode of M*A*S*H (1972) with Harry Morgan, who voiced Melisande's foster father. See more »

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Princess Melisande: May I join him father?
Carolinus: Of all questions, I feared that the most.
Princess Melisande: May I?
Carolinus: That must be your decision child. Go, and you may never return to the magic realm. For even now the great dome of invisibility grows over our world to protect its sanctity for all time. And no one on the outside may enter its boundaries, save for the length of a dream, or a flash of an inspiration. But it will stay, through the years and the centuries and the ages, a part of man for all time. And whenever man needs magic, ...
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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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Not a bad movie at all!
21 February 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

An animated science-fiction movie that the whole family can probably enjoy. Wizards, dragons, and ogres are just a few of the many creatures you can find in this movie. I first watched this when I was a little kid, and I still enjoy digging it out from time to time and watching it again (some parts used to scare me bad!). Reminds me a lot of the Lord of the Rings. If you liked those books/movies, you'll probably like this too.


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