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The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe -- 4 kids travel to the magical land of Narnia where they must battle an evil queen with the direction of the Lion, Aslan.
The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe: :  -- 4 kids travel to the magical land of Narnia where they must battle an evil queen with the direction of the Lion, Aslan.

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1
Release Date:
13 November 1988 (UK) See more »
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Plot:
Four kids travel to the magical land of Narnia where they must battle an evil queen with the direction of the lion, Aslan. Full summary »
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Awards:
Nominated for Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 3 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Classic, wonderful, beautiful adaptation. See more (78 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 19 of 25)

Richard Dempsey ... Peter Pevensie (6 episodes, 1988)
Sophie Cook ... Susan Pevensie (6 episodes, 1988)
Jonathan R. Scott ... Edmund Pevensie (6 episodes, 1988)
Sophie Wilcox ... Lucy Pevensie (6 episodes, 1988)

Barbara Kellerman ... The White Witch (6 episodes, 1988)
Kerry Shale ... Mr. Beaver (5 episodes, 1988)

Lesley Nicol ... Mrs. Beaver (5 episodes, 1988)
Michael Walter ... Ginaarbrik (5 episodes, 1988)
Ailsa Berk ... Aslan (4 episodes, 1988)
Martin Stone ... Maugrim (4 episodes, 1988)
William Todd-Jones ... Aslan (4 episodes, 1988)
Keith Hodiak ... Aslan's Satyr / ... (4 episodes, 1988)
Garfield Brown ... Aslan's Satyr / ... (4 episodes, 1988)

Ronald Pickup ... Aslan (3 episodes, 1988)
Irene Marot ... Hag (3 episodes, 1988)
Kairen Kemp ... Hag (3 episodes, 1988)
Jeffrey S. Perry ... Mr. Tumnus (3 episodes, 1988)
Michael Aldridge ... Professor Digory Kirke (3 episodes, 1988)
Mike Eastman ... Miraz Soldier (3 episodes, 1988)
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Series Directed by
Marilyn Fox (6 episodes, 1988)
 
Series Writing credits
C.S. Lewis (6 episodes, 1988)
Alan Seymour (5 episodes, 1988)

Series Produced by
Colin Shindler .... executive producer: WonderWorks / executive producer: Wonderworks (6 episodes, 1988)
Paul Stone .... producer (6 episodes, 1988)

Ellen Freyer .... coordinating producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Geoffrey Burgon (6 episodes, 1988)
 
Series Cinematography by
John Mason (1 episode, 1988)
Chris Townsend (1 episode, 1988)
 
Series Film Editing by
Stephen Newnham (6 episodes, 1988)
 
Series Production Design by
Alan Spalding (6 episodes, 1988)
Sarah Greenwood (2 episodes, 1988)
 
Series Costume Design by
Judy Pepperdine (6 episodes, 1988)
Ros Little (2 episodes, 1988)
 
Series Makeup Department
Sylvia Thornton .... makeup designer (6 episodes, 1988)
Petrona Winton .... makeup artist / makeup designer (2 episodes, 1988)
 
Series Production Management
Philip Lewis .... production manager (6 episodes, 1988)
Cliff Pinnock .... production manager (6 episodes, 1988)
 
Series Art Department
Andrew James Clark .... properties buyer / property buyer (6 episodes, 1988)
Michael Graham-Smith .... graphic designer (6 episodes, 1988)
Vin Burnham .... designer: Aslan (2 episodes, 1988)
 
Series Sound Department
John Hartshorn .... sound: studio / studio sound (6 episodes, 1988)
Bill Whiston .... o.b. sound (6 episodes, 1988)
 
Series Special Effects by
Evan Green-Hughes .... special effects: snow (6 episodes, 1988)
Paul Mann .... special effects technician (6 episodes, 1988)

Dale Bell .... executive producer: WonderWorks (unknown episodes)
Jay Rayvid .... senior executive producer: WonderWorks (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Robin Lobb .... video effects designer (6 episodes, 1988)
Andy McVean .... visual effects designer (6 episodes, 1988)
Paul Mann .... visual effects designer (2 episodes, 1988)
 
Series Stunts
Peter Brayham .... stunt coordinator (2 episodes, 1988)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Chris Townsend .... studio lighting director / studio lighting (6 episodes, 1988)
Paul Kay .... studio camera supervisor (5 episodes, 1988)
John Mason .... o.b. lighting director (5 episodes, 1988)
Paul Harding .... ob camera / o.b. camera operator (3 episodes, 1988)
Trevor Wimlett .... o.b. camera operator (3 episodes, 1988)
 
Series Animation Department
Jimmy T. Murakami .... animation director (2 episodes, 1988)

Manjit Jhita .... animator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
John Mason .... outside broadcasting lighting director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Mary Kellehar .... vision mixer (6 episodes, 1988)
 
Series Other crew
Clare Bradley .... assistant floor manager (6 episodes, 1988)
Ralph Cameron .... assistant floor manager (6 episodes, 1988)
Mike Chislett .... studio technical coordinator (6 episodes, 1988)
Susan Dunford .... production assistant (6 episodes, 1988)
Stephen Garwood .... assistant floor manager (6 episodes, 1988)
Brian Roberts .... production associate (6 episodes, 1988)
Mark Uttley .... operations manager: TVi Limited (6 episodes, 1988)
Pat Baker .... dog trainer (3 episodes, 1988)
John Baker .... dog trainer (2 episodes, 1988)
George Wagland .... o.b. vision supervisor (2 episodes, 1988)

Wayne Docksey .... animal master (unknown episodes)
Mark Shelley .... weapons armorer (unknown episodes)
 

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Runtime:
171 min
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Trivia:
Aslan's mane was made from real yak hair. The eyes were made softer than a real lion's, while the face had animatronic functions. Two people were inside the lion, somewhat like a pantomime horse.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Peter is mad at Edmund for lying about being in Narnia before, his hair is moving free in the wind. In the next scene, that is at the same time period, his hair is gelled down and styled.See more »
Quotes:
[the children and beavers are planning to go on the run to find Aslan and Mrs Beaver is insisting on taking loads of supplies]
Mrs. Beaver:I don't suppose the sewing machine is too heavy to take?
Mr. Beaver:Yes it is! Anyway you didn't think you'd be able to use it when we were on the run now did you?
Mrs. Beaver:I just can't abide the thought of that witch fiddling with it and breaking it or stealing it most likely as not.
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Movie Connections:
Spoofed in Simon the Sorcerer (1993) (VG)See more »

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25 out of 29 people found the following review useful.
Classic, wonderful, beautiful adaptation., 19 October 2001
Author: Matt Bain

This series showed how a small and resourceful budget can produce the maximum feeling and atmosphere in this truly classic version. It remains, like the other dramatisations, faithful to the text, and although the special effects are cheap, remember they were state of the art in 1988 and the amazing acting from the children and Barbara Kellermann's stunningly sharp and real portrayal of the witch more than makes up for it. And by the way, unlike other reviews state, this was a series, not a movie, so isn't too long when you think about it. See it if you can, though! Truly classic version.

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