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Tommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveller (1988)

G  |   |  Adventure, Family, Fantasy  |  16 December 1988 (Canada)
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When the joker Tommy Tricker plays some practical jokes on some of his friends, his best friend Ralph, a stamp collector, discovers the secret of "stamp travel" to make him travel around ... See full summary »

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Mr. Bronson
William James ...
Phil
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Connie
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When the joker Tommy Tricker plays some practical jokes on some of his friends, his best friend Ralph, a stamp collector, discovers the secret of "stamp travel" to make him travel around the world on a stamp to bring back the mysterious Charles Merriweather, who never returned on a stamp for 75 years. Written by Anonymous

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16 December 1988 (Canada)  »

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Les aventuriers du timbre perdu  »

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CAD 653,808 (Canada)
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The letters and postcards often change (handwriting, pen color, format of the address). This happens, for instance, with the postcard mailed from Canada to China, and the letter from Australia to Canada. See more »

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Tommy Tricker: Ask me no questions. I'll tell you no lies.
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Followed by The Return of Tommy Tricker (1994) See more »

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I wonder where the other side of the world would be....
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Nice Memories
27 December 2006 | by (Padua, Italy) – See all my reviews

I always enjoy watching this movie again and again, although I'm in my thirties: To my mind, "Tommy Tricker" always manages to bring back to me nice memories of my youth (what might be true for other adults as well). I even recall the first time I watched it: it was the Summer of 1991 (probably the first time "Tommy Tricker" was aired on an Italian television, but I may be wrong). I remember I felt that every character was so sympathetic and easy to agree with, that I immediately loved the movie. In fact, at that age (more or less 15), I was a little awkward in the same way as Ralph was, and I would have liked to have been more self-confident like Tommy (incidentally, Lucas Evans and Anthony Rogers act great, with just minor flaws, which - in my opinion – contribute to render the movie even more realistic). Moreover, I must admit it's always a pleasure to hear different English accents (mainly Canadian and Australian) as is possible in this movie: being a non-native speaker of English I always appreciate it when I can "feel" these differences, which are easy to catch, since, in this case, the linguistic level is not that difficult. To sum up: congratulations to the director and... too bad that the young actors didn't go on acting (at least, to the best of my knowledge).


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