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Release Date:
27 December 1983 (UK) See more »
Plot:
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... See more » | Add synopsis »
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1 win & 1 nomination See more »
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Cast

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Richard Pearson ... Mole (voice)
Ian Carmichael ... Rat (voice)

David Jason ... Toad (voice)

Michael Hordern ... Badger (voice)
Beryl Reid ... The Magistrate (voice)
Jonathan Cecil ... (voice)
Edward Kelsey ... (voice)

Una Stubbs ... Jailer's Daughter / Various (voice)
Brian Trueman ... (voice)
Alan Bardsley ... (voice)
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Directed by
Mark Hall 
Chris Taylor 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Kenneth Grahame  novel
Rosemary Anne Sisson 

Produced by
Brian Cosgrove .... producer
Mark Hall .... producer
John Hambley .... executive producer (as John Hambly)
 
Original Music by
Keith Hopwood 
Malcolm Rowe 
 
Film Editing by
John McManus 
 
Costume Design by
Nigel Cornford 
 
Art Department
Jerry Andrews .... models sets props
Terry Brown .... models sets props
Tony Dunsterville .... models sets props
Yvonne Fox .... models sets props
Rebecca Hunt .... model character construction
Peter Saunders .... model character construction
Neal Scanlan .... model character construction
Bridget Smith .... model character construction
John Squire .... models sets props
Christine Walker .... models sets props
 
Sound Department
Ted Spooner .... dubbing mixer
Richard Spooner .... sound assistant (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Steven Woodcock .... model maker (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Bridget Appleby .... model character design & sculpture
Brian Cosgrove .... model character design & sculpture
Joe Dembinski .... model camera
David Hayes .... model character design & sculpture
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Frank Hardie .... camera operator: rostrum camera
Richard Smiles .... still photographer
 
Animation Department
Marjorie Graham .... animator
Andrea Lord .... animator
Sue Pugh .... animator
Barry Purves .... animator
 
Editorial Department
Zygmunt Markiewicz .... assistant editor
Nibs Senior .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Brian Ibbetson .... music arranger
 
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Beverly Bush .... illustration
 

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UK:79 min
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One of the backdrop illustrators was future Stone Roses guitarist John SquireSee more »
Quotes:
Reggie:[giving his statement to the Police Office about his stolen car] A fellow there flagged me down, cobbled a story about a "flat crankshaft." Well, so I help a fellow motorist, go out, galloped away! Th-the chap's a damn frog!
Toad:[hears noises. All three turn to see Toad in Reggie's car, still honking the horn and making car noises] Poop-poop!
Reggie:I say!
Toad:[Toad roars past, knocking the police officer and his bicycle over, and Reggie into the arms of his wife] Wha-wha-hey hey-hey!
[to the officer]
Toad:Fat face!
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Movie Connections:
Version of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1980) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
The Wind in the Willows songSee more »

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10 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
otherworldly, 21 February 2002
Author: magic_marker from london

This stop-motion animation was the first adaptation of a British children's novel to make me realise why Britain produces all of the world's best children's novellists. Its ethereal, sunlit world was the product of a mature and dark yet utterly English imagination inspired by a 2000-year legacy of faeries-in-the-fields mythology.

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