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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 ...
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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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Ralph's Dad: Here's the inverted seaway I was telling you about.
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I have a few vague memories of watching this on cable years and years ago, laughing at it with my brothers and sister the first time through, then, later, grudgingly admitting that I'd enjoyed it. I can recall only bits and pieces of the actual film, though: some of the characters shrinking themselves onto stamps (was there a dance or a chant involved?), a chase through a bus station (or was it an airport?), and, finally, a scene with a dragon kite in China. I always meant to catch the sequel, but, alas, I kept missing it. The original, anyway, was very imaginative, very fun, and I would love to see it put out on DVD - or at least show up on cable again.


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