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The Wind in the Willows (1983)

Toad, Rat, Mole and Badger follow animal etiquette in this version of Kenneth Grahame's classic, in stop-motion model animation.

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Complete credited cast:
Richard Pearson ...
Mole (voice)
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Rat (voice)
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Toad (voice)
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Badger (voice) (as Sir Michael Hordern)
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Mrs. Carrington-Moss (voice)
Jonathan Cecil ...
Reggie (voice)
Edward Kelsey ...
(voice)
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Jailer's Daughter / Rosemary (voice)
Brian Trueman ...
Weasel Henchman (voice)
Alan Bardsley ...
(voice)

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One spring, Mole decides that he can ignore the spring cleaning for a little longer, and begins a series of adventures with his new friend Rat. They go for a picnic on the riverbank, on a caravan expedition with Toad, until Toad switches allegiance to his new car and his reckless driving makes Mole and Rat search out Badger for help in curbing Toad's profligate habits. But Toad gets away from them and gets a 20-year sentence from the magistrate for theft, reckless driving, and Gross Impertinence. While Toad works his wiles on the jailer's daughter and escapes jail dressed as a washer woman, Badger tries to guard Toad Hall from the machinations of the Weasels and is badly beaten. And it requires a plan of attack and all four comrades to regain Toad Hall. Written by Kathy Li

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27 December 1983 (UK)  »

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Trivia

One of the backdrop illustrators was future Stone Roses guitarist John Squire See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Reggie: Oh, I say!
Reggie's wife: Reggie!
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Connections

Referenced in Extras: David Bowie (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

The Wind in the Willows song
Sung by Ralph McTell
music composed by 'Keith Hopwood' and Malcolm Rowe
Arranged by Brian Ibbetson
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17 October 1999 | by See all my reviews

There have been several versions of The Wind in the Willows, and this is, without a doubt, the best of them. Everything about is wonderful. It has magnificent animation and looks beautiful, and is written and played excellently. This is as good as movies get.


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