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Jonathan R. Scott,
Based on the classic children's novel by John Masefield, the story follows the exploits of a young boy, Kay Harker, who finds himself drawn into a world of magic and danger when he encounters an old Punch and Judy man. Written by
Kay Harker is of unspecified age in the book . Although he is supposed to be approximately 12 in the TV series , Devin Stanfield was in fact 13 years old when filming commenced and was already 13.5 by the time the production had wrapped . See more »
I first watched this film when I was 5 or 6 (1984/1985), on TV Ontario (TVO), here in Canada.
Over the years I have only remembered vague details about it, including that one of the words in the title was "Box". However I did remember certain characters and the basic plot, surrounding a "magic" box and knew that I really enjoyed it.
A few weeks ago I decided to do a title search here on the IMDB using "Box" as a keyword, sure enough about 20 minutes later I had found this wonderful film from my youth.
After seeing that it was not available on tape here in North America, I placed an order for a British copy and was able to watch the film for the first time last evening, it is just as wonderful as I had remembered.
Thanks IMDB for helping me to re-visit the amazing box of delights!
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