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The Princess and the Goblin (1991)

G  |   |  Animation, Fantasy  |  3 June 1994 (USA)
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The story is about the adventurous Princess Irene. The princess is off playing in the woods when she is attacked by goblins pets. She is saved by a mining young warrior boy named Curty. ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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King Papa (voice)
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Mump (voice)
Sally Ann Marsh ...
Princess Irene (voice)
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Prince Froglip (voice)
Peggy Mount ...
Goblin Queen (voice)
Peter Murray ...
Curdie (voice)
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Glump (voice)
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Looti (voice)
Frank Rozelaar-Green ...
(voice) (as Frank Rozelaar Green)
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(voice)
Maxine Howe ...
(voice)
Stephen Lyons ...
(voice) (as Steve Lyons)
Robin Lyons ...
Goblin King (voice)
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The story is about the adventurous Princess Irene. The princess is off playing in the woods when she is attacked by goblins pets. She is saved by a mining young warrior boy named Curty. They quickly become friends and get into a lot of trouble. The goblins attack and Irene must rely on her own magic to save Curty, and in turn the entire kingdom. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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3 June 1994 (USA)  »

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A Princesa e o Duende  »

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The first animated feature to come from Wales. The film was produced in two countries, with Siriol films based in Cardiff and Pannonia in Hungary. See more »

Quotes

Princess Irene: You mustn't do that, you know what Looti's like. She's always worrying about straaaange stings.
Looti, the Princess's Nanny: [somewhere else] Straaaaange things. You never know when they might happen.
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Referenced in Song of the Sea (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

A Spark Inside Us
Composed by Chris Stuart
Lyrics by Robin Lyons
Sung by Paul Keating with Sally Ann Marsh and the Pendyrus Male Choir
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My family enjoyed it!
19 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Princess and the Goblin is a story about bravery and loyalty. This animated version features a lovely song, excellent voice acting and enjoyable animations. Curdie, the miner boy, sings a song with such haunting beauty that you feel the power in it (reminiscent of a soloist in the Vienna Boy's Choir). The song remains in your memory long after you watch the movie.

From the beginning, the encounters with the goblins and the cobs are handled in an unexpected and amusing fashion.

My family liked The Princess and the Goblin and we recommend it. This movie is refreshingly different from other animated fare, and it brought the 1872 book by George MacDonald to life.


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