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Sleeping Beauty (1987)

Feature-length, live-action musical version of the classic fairy tale by Charles Perrault.

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Master Elf (as Shai K. Ophir)
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White Fairy
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Nana
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1st Counsellor (as Yankele Ben Sira)
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Igor Borisov ...
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Joseph Bee ...
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Count (as Johnny Phillips)
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Storyline

An elf gives a queen a magic spell for the baby she always wanted. But an evil curse is placed over her daughter, Rosebud, which results in the king demanding that all the spindles in the kingdom be destroyed. As Rosebud grows into a naive yet pretty young woman, she wonders why no one in the kingdom ever has new cloth. She convinces her parents to go on a journey to a neighboring kingdom, not knowing what awaits her as soon as the king and queen are gone. Written by Max Vaughn

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An enchanting classical treat! See more »


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12 June 1987 (USA)  »

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Cannon Movie Tales: Sleeping Beauty  »

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Trivia

Morgan Fairchild flew to Israel to begin filming on May 6, 1986. She had been scheduled to host the May 10, 1986 episode of Saturday Night Live (1975) but decided to cancel that gig in order to take this role. Despite the film's troubled production, she revealed in an email with a fan that she loved working with director David Irving and that numerous parents of children have approached her through the years praising the film. See more »

Goofs

When the white fairy lands on the castle steps after flying into Rosebud's christening, the wire attached to Jane Wiedlin can be seen. See more »

Quotes

Red Fairy: [singing] Wool, wool, must be spun/when little girls they may become/round and round the wheel will spin/it takes a lot to spindle in/if you can, come spin the wool/and take the yarn, then you pull/round again and round again/that's how it's done/wool, wool, it must be spun.
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Referenced in Entertainment Tonight: Episode dated 22 July 1986 (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Life Looks Rosier Today
Performed by Linda Lopresti
Music and Lyrics by Michael Berz and Max Robert
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A little slow in the beginning,but redifines itself in the next 2 acts.
3 January 2003 | by (Jackson,MS) – See all my reviews

Really good.The opening 10 min are wonderful,but drags untill Fairy Red shows up and then it is pure fun.Kids will love it.I saw it on the Disney Channel in 95 or whenever it was last shown(It was a long time ago).The film has great songs and costumes my fav is either"Dare Me","Our clothes are worn and tattered",or"How Good It Is".Buy it now.You won't be dissapointed.


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