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Dexter the Dragon & Bumble the Bear (1983)
"Als je begrijpt wat ik bedoel" (original title)

 |  Animation, Family, Fantasy  |  1987 (USA)
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Bumble the Bear (Olivier Bommel) finds an egg that, it turns out, has a cute little dragon in it. However, this dinosaur grows huge every time it is upset. As this causes a lot of problems, Ollie Bommel has to face a difficult dilemma.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Fred Benavente ...
Ollie B. Bommel (voice)
Trudy Libosan ...
Tom Poes (voice)
Luc Lutz ...
Joost (voice)
Lo van Hensbergen ...
Burgemeester Dickerdack (voice)
Joan Remmelts ...
Commissaris Bulle Bas (voice)
André van den Heuvel ...
Bul Super (voice)
Gees Linnebank ...
Hiep Hieper (voice)
Arnold Gelderman ...
Journalist Argus (voice)
Will Van Selst ...
Redacteur Phant (voice)
Paul Haenen ...
Grootgrut (voice)
Tonny Huurdeman ...
Doddeltje / Mevrouw Bas (voice)
Elly Van Stekelenburg ...
Mevrouw Dickerdack (voice)
Maya Bouma ...
Hoofdverpleegster (voice)
Harrie Geelen ...
Wammes Waggel (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fred Emmer ...
Nieuwslezer (voice)
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Bumble the Bear (Olivier Bommel) finds an egg that, it turns out, has a cute little dragon in it. However, this dinosaur grows huge every time it is upset. As this causes a lot of problems, Ollie Bommel has to face a difficult dilemma.

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Nederlands ENIGE avondvullende tekenfilm


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The Dragon That Wasn't (Or Was He?)  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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This was the Netherlands' first full-length animated film. See more »

Quotes

Hiep Hieper: What a riot, huh, Bul?
Bul Super: Yeah. They say there's a sucker born every minute. They're wrong, of course. There's one born every second! Maybe more!
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Referenced in Dolly Dots: Het goede doel (1983) See more »

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'Met uw goedvinden'
21 January 2003 | by (Nederland) – See all my reviews



Excellent animation film. Plain and simple. Perhaps somewhat dated now, but I watched it many times when I was a kid. My little brothers used to watch it, rewind it, and watch it again. Time after time. We know most phrases by heart. :) I don't know about the English/American version, but the Dutch voices are superb. Haven't seen anything of this quality since, in this category.

Rating from the Dutch judge: 8 (out of 10).


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