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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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nice
30 April 2014 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

it is one of that lovely animations who remember the childhood in sweet light. nothing complicated, nothing extraordinary. only a Dutch classic book adaptation, with nice characters and nice humor, old values in honest clothes and moral as part of tradition. but that is far to transform it in boring film. because its ambition is only to conquer the young public and it is far by competition with Disney /Japanese universe. old fashion product, it can be useful for viewer who search an easy show who not gives revelations but only a kind of hot chocolate for soul. the interesting thing is the verdict about people by mayor. than, the roles to actors who reflects the serenity of small fable. and, sure, the friendship as heart of life.


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