Young Prince Caspian of Narnia wonders and dreams about the old days of Narnia when animals talked, and there were mythical creatures and four rulers in Caer Paravel. But his uncle and aunt... See full summary »
Jonathan R. Scott,
Lucy and Edmund Pevensie return to Narnia with their cousin Eustace where they meet up with Prince Caspian for a trip across the sea aboard the royal ship The Dawn Treader. Along the way they encounter dragons, dwarves, merfolk, and a band of lost warriors before reaching the edge of the world.
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 ... See full summary »
In World War, the four Pevenses children: Peter Susan, Edmund and Lucy are evacuated from London to the country house of an eccentric old professor. There, bored and restless, first Lucy and Edmund, and then all four of the kids make their way through an attic wardrobe in Narnia, a magical land of mythical creatures and talking animals. But Narnia is not perfect: it's always winter and never Christmas since the White Witch began her rule. And there are evil creatures as well as good, and a traitor in their midst. Only the return of Aslan can bring victory in the coming battle to win spring and freedom back to Narnia. 3x54min episodes. Written by
Author Neil Gaiman is a big fan of C.S. Lewis. He read the entire Chronicles of Narnia after seeing this version of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. See more »
The Blitz started in autumn 1940. Evacuation took place in 1939. See more »
[Aslan is breathing on a giant to break the witch's stone spell and restore him to life]
Oh, look! Is it safe?
Oh, yes. Once the feet are put right, the rest of him will follow.
That wasn't exactly what I meant.
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I have just purchased this on DVD for my seven year old son, after I recalled watching it when it was first screened in the eighties, on the prime Sunday "teatime" spot on BBC1 in the UK. It is a typical BBC production, working with a limited budget, they manage to make a magical & intelligent interpretation of C.S. Lewis's work. The Children who play Peter, Susan, Edmund & Lucy do so with some style, Peter especially, playing his role as the older brother to perfection. Although the budget constraints do show, especially with the animation/live action mix, some of the costumes still look good even now, in this age where CGI enhancement is king. I would recommend this production to anyone, it is classic story-telling in the finest sense.
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