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The Wind in the Willows (1987)

TV Movie  -   -  Animation | Adventure | Drama  -  5 July 1987 (USA)
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Badger, Rat and Mole are trying to save Toad Hall and its owner, their rich irresponsible airhead playboy friend Toad, from himself, as well as financial ruin, the court and a gang of conspiratorial weasels who have their eye on the place.

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Mr. Toad (voice)
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Ratty (voice)
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Badger (voice)
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Moley (voice)
Paul Frees ...
Wayfarer (voice)
Bob McFadden ...
Magistrate (voice) (as Robert McFadden)
Ray Owens ...
Clerk of the Court (voice)
Gerry Matthews ...
Jailer (voice)
Ron Marshall ...
(voice)
Alice Tweedy ...
Washerwoman (voice) (as Alice Tweedie)
Jeryl Jagoda ...
(voice)
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Badger, Rat and Mole are trying to save Toad Hall and its owner, their rich irresponsible airhead playboy friend Toad, from himself, as well as financial ruin, the court and a gang of conspiratorial weasels who have their eye on the place.

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Der Wind in den Weiden  »

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The last project produced by Rankin/Bass Productions. See more »

Goofs

As Moley ventures into the Wild Wood to try and find Badger himself, a tree he stops at scares him by turning into an evil face, then turning normal again. In the next shot, Moley mouths something like "My imagination, just my imagination", but no sound is heard. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Mr. Toad: Oh... was there ever such a yachtsman as Mr. Toad?
[camera flash, followed by a puff of smoke]
Mr. Toad: Never!
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Version of Sleepy Hollow (1921) See more »

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Wind in the Willows
Sung by Judy Collins
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The most lively and memorable filming of this feature ever recorded.
30 June 2003 | by (NJ, USA) – See all my reviews

I first saw this film as fourth grader. The songs and voices of the characters have never left my memories. I showed it to my son, currently a third grader, and he was equally enraptured throughout the entire presentation. Very few theatrical presentations can withstand that test of time. Children today are not as easy to entertain as my generation was. It is a tribute to this production that it still packs a punch. The production, as does the book, teaches children invaluable life lessons in the entertaining manner they need to be taught to hold their attention. My only complaint about this release is that it is not offered on DVD.


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