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Victor
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Guard (as Yaacov Ben-Sira)
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Yehuda Efroni ...
Count Flax
Johnathan Gurfinkel ...
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A musical version of the classic story about a miller's daughter who recieves help from a mischievous dwarf, then ends up over her head. Now, she and a mute servant girl may be the only hope for her baby son, John. Written by Max Vaughn

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The first entry in the "Cannon Movie Tales" series. See more »

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Prince Henry: I promise to protect you from any injustices in the future.
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Version of Rumpelstiltskin (1915) See more »

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I'M GREEDY
Performed by Clive Revill
Music and Lyrics by Max Robert
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Another Winner From Cannon!
26 July 2005 | by See all my reviews

"Rumpelstiltskin" is another Cannon Movie Tale that does a fine job with it's classic material. Few film versions of "Rumpelstiltskin" have been made, so it's lucky they did right by the story. Amy Irving as Katie, the miller's daughter is lovely, and sings well, too. Billy Barty is a suitably creepy Rumpelstiltskin. The true stars, however, are Clive Revill as the greedy King,and Priscilla Pointer (Amy Irving's real-life mother) as the snobbish Queen. Both give intentionally hammy performances which are delightful to watch. The supporting cast includes John Moulder Brown as the Prince, Director David Irving's wife Susan Berlin as the cook's wife (star Amy Irving is his sister) and Robert Symonds, husband of Pointer, and Irving's stepfather as the Miller. Good songs, good period atmosphere, good movie.


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