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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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3 August 1986 (USA)  »

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Flight of the Dragon  »

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The last film project of Victor Buono. See more »

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Ommadon: Come devils, witches, demons, ogres, trolls, sandmerks, harpies, ghouls, sorcerers!
Peter Dickenson: Come algebra, anatomy, astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, geometry, mathematics, meteorology, mineralology, oceanography, paleontology, physics, psychology, sociology, trigonometry, and zoology!
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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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DVD Version?
29 January 2006 | by (Dedham, Ma) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this film as a child. I had forgotten the name for many years, which was unfortunate. Recently, my mother recalled the title in order to show this film to her class. She had requested it from the library and was surprised that it doesn't exist in a DVD format.

I happened to find it laying about and watched it again. All the childhood memories poured back. It isn't often an adult will sit through a children's' film and enjoy what they see but I did.

I still searched online for a DVD format so I could make a purchase but no dice. I wish it would be put on DVD.


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