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The Frog Prince (I) (1986)

 -  Family | Drama | Musical  -  1 June 1988 (USA)
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Children's musical based on Grimm's fairy tale of The Frog-King. A young girl learns how to be a good friend and princess with the help of a "tall frog."

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Seagull Cohen ...
Dulcey
Jeff Gerner ...
Emissary (as Jeff Gurner)
Eli Gorenstein ...
Cook
Shmuel Atzmon ...
Baron Von Whobble
Aaron Kaplan ...
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Moshe Ish-Kassit ...
Sleeping Guard (as Moshe Ish Cassit)
Rony Blitz ...
Advisor (as Roni Blitz)
Ya'acov Booch ...
Advisor
Yasha Einstein ...
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Ya'akov Alperin ...
Advisor (as Ya'akov Halperin)
Hahman Leor ...
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Children's musical based on Grimm's fairy tale of The Frog-King. A young girl learns how to be a good friend and princess with the help of a "tall frog." Written by Lee Phangvivat <leep@grove.ufl.edu>

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Cannon Movie Tales:Lavish, Feature length new versions of the world's best loved storybook classics.


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Cannon Films reused many of same sets. For example the set for the princess's bedroom is the same as nursery from "Rumpelstiltskin" with the murals removed from the walls. See more »

Quotes

Emissary: I thought you were a princess.
Princess Zora: I am a princess.
Emissary: Princesses do not run in the halls.
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Version of The Frog Prince (1961) See more »

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Music Box Waltz
Written by Kenn Long
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Charming and Heart Warming.
26 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a film I was introduced to by a friend who gave it to me as a Christmas present back in 1988. I have worn out three copies of the film since then sharing it with friends and family. This is one of the films I watch when I am feeling blue. And in spite of its flaws (weak dialog at times and almost saccharine lyrics) it is charming and warms the heart. For me the highlight of the film is John Paragon (probably best known as Jambi the Genie) in the role of the title character. His physicality brings the Frog Prince to life. His mixture of high energy, melancholy and sense of humor showcases this under-rated performer's talent. Aileen Quinn's performance as one of the princesses, is another example of her ability to shine in front of the camera. Every time she cries, I cry. And Helen Hunt as the mean sister is classic. You really want to hate her, but at the same time are feeling sorry that she doesn't understand what it means to "be a princess". Over all a very enjoyable film for children and adults alike.


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