and George Lucas
originally wanted the film to have no dialog, like the Rite of Spring sequence in Fantasia
(1940). But to make the film appealing to children, they abandoned this idea, and got actors and actresses to do the voices. See more
At one point, Cera refers to Littlefoot as a "Flathead", but Petrie is the one who gave him that nickname, and Cera wasn't with the group when he did. See more
Once upon this same earth, beneath this same sun, long before you, before the ape and the elephant, as well; before the wolf, the bison, the whale, before the mammoth and the mastodon, in the time of the dinosaurs. Now the dinosaurs were of two kinds. Some had flat teeth, and ate the leaves of trees, and some had sharp teeth for eating meat, and they preyed upon the leaf-eaters. Then it happened that the trees began to die. The mighty beasts who appeared to rule the earth, were, in...