Inspired by an earlier children's series, Shirley Temple's Storybook (1958), Shelley Duvall hosts this series featuring some of the best known actors in Hollywood performing adaptations of ... See full summary »
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Inspired by an earlier children's series, Shirley Temple's Storybook (1958), Shelley Duvall hosts this series featuring some of the best known actors in Hollywood performing adaptations of traditional stories. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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11 September 1982 (USA)  »

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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Robin Williams/James Taylor (1988) See more »

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I loved these as a Kid!
5 April 2001 | by (Birmingham, AL) – See all my reviews

I had Showtime when I was a kid and they would air all the "Fairie Tale Theatre" episodes. My favorite were "The Snow Queen" with Melissa Gilbert and "Sleeping Beauty" with Carol Cane and Christopher Reeves. They brought these old tales magnificently to life. I haven't seen one since I was about 7 and now I'm 24. I hope maybe one day I will be able to see another one.


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