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Alice in Wonderland (1985)

TV Movie  |  TV-PG  |   |  Adventure, Family, Fantasy  |  9 December 1985 (USA)
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Alice is in Looking Glass land, where she meets many Looking Glass creatures and attempts to avoid the Jabberwocky, a monster that appears due to her being afraid.

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Classic tale of a girl named Alice who follows a white rabbit down a hole into Wonderland, where she can change sizes by eating and drinking and animals talk. After escaping the disturbing Queen of Hearts, she finds that she has ended up on the other side of the looking glass in Looking Glass Land and that there is a mind-created Jabberwocky after her. With the advice of a wise owl and royal chess pieces on her mind, she ventures home, vowing to grow up in this two-part movie which remains most faithful to the original stories written by Lewis Carroll. Written by Anonymous

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9 December 1985 (USA)  »

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Alice Through the Looking Glass  »

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$14,000,000 (estimated)
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The entire production was filmed on two MGM stages with two exceptions; First exception is the establishing shot of Alice's house exterior (San Marino, CA.). Second exception, although planed to be filmed on stage in an opened stage pit filled with water, dressed as the seaside, this set and scene was relocated to a beach above the Malibu colony coast line. Scouting the rocky bluff adjacent a sandy beach, Irwin spotted a 30' wooden ship wrecked keel lodged in the rocks. Irwin ordered the keel removed! No one questioned his command. The Keel was dug out of the rocks and the sequence was filmed a week later, with actors as oysters splashing in the surf. See more »

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Fantastic production with the perfect cast!
1 March 1999 | by (Washington, DC) – See all my reviews

Yes, I saw this -- so did you! This is quite possibly the best version of Alice ever, and one of the rare versions that includes Through the Looking Glass. This film is so exquisitely done that I remember being both thrilled and terrified! (My mother had to tell me that the Jabberwocky was just a costume that was hung up in a closet before I could go to sleep...and then I was afraid of my closet!) The cast is ideal -- no one else could play the Caterpillar so well as Sammy Davis Jr., and only Red Buttons could be such a perfect White Rabbit! Of course, my copy was taped over (Mom's attempts to comfort me just weren't enough, I guess!), but I would love to see it again. Find it at your local video store if you can, or order it -- but if you plan to have your kids watch it, make sure they see it in the daytime, and NOT right before naptime or bedtime!


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