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The Princess and the Goblin (1991)

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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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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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Animation | Fantasy

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3 June 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Princesa e o Duende  »

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$2,144,238 (USA)
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Trivia

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

Looti, the Princess's Nanny: Oh these steps.
[gasp]
Looti, the Princess's Nanny: That's the trouble with castles
[wheeze]
Looti, the Princess's Nanny: there's too many blooming steps
[gasp]
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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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A fine adaptation of George MacDonald's wonderful book
12 June 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Here is another film that my Aunt Sharon has in her house that I would watch whenever I visit her; and I really enjoyed it, and it became another of my favorite animated/literary films. You know I thought the animation was very well done, and I should tell you that after seeing the film, I had read the original book and also it's sequel "The Princess and Curdie" too.

I love little Princess Irene, she's cute and little her kitten Turnip too. I also love the wonderful music score, and as I always say I love a film with a good soundtrack. So overall I love this film, and it's a fine adaptation of George MacDonald's wonderful book.


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