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"Faerie Tale Theatre" (1982) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1982-1987

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Faerie Tale Theatre: Season 6: Episode 3 -- A king who is overly protective of his daughters discovers that their dancing shoes are mysteriously being worn out every night, and offers to let any prince who can solve the mystery choose any of the princesses to have as his bride.
Faerie Tale Theatre: Season 6: Episode 2 -- When a young mermaid falls in love with a human being, she sacrifices it all to be with him.
Faerie Tale Theatre: Season 6: Episode 1 -- The story of a lazy man who sleeps for 20 years.
Faerie Tale Theatre: Season 5: Episode 2 -- In a kingdom where all frivolity is banned, a princess who has grown up never knowing what laughter is decides that she will marry the first man who can make her laugh.
Faerie Tale Theatre: Season 5: Episode 1 -- A common boy named Aladdin has big dreams, which start to come true when he is approached by a Moroccan magician who presents him an offer he can't refuse.

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Seasons:
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Release Date:
11 September 1982 (USA) See more »
Plot:
At a time when most other shows for children were either low-budget productions or product-inspired... See more »
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Awards:
12 wins & 28 nominations See more »
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A classic series that adults love too! See more (23 total) »

Cast

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Shelley Duvall ... Herself - Host / ... (16 episodes, 1982-1986)
John Achorn ... Comedian / ... (12 episodes, 1982-1987)
Patrick DeSantis ... Ensemble / ... (9 episodes, 1982-1987)
David McCharen ... Alfred / ... (7 episodes, 1984-1987)
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Series Directed by
Peter Medak (5 episodes, 1984-1987)
Gilbert Cates (2 episodes, 1983-1984)
Graeme Clifford (2 episodes, 1983-1984)
Robert Iscove (2 episodes, 1985-1987)
Mark Cullingham (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
 
Series Writing credits
Rod Ash (10 episodes, 1983-1987)
Mark Curtiss (10 episodes, 1983-1987)
Maryedith Burrell (3 episodes, 1984-1987)
Hans Christian Andersen (2 episodes, 1983-1985)
Charles Perrault (2 episodes, 1983-1985)
David Wyles (2 episodes, 1983)
Robert C. Jones (2 episodes, 1984)

Series Produced by
Shelley Duvall .... executive producer / producer (26 episodes, 1982-1987)
Fred Fuchs .... producer (26 episodes, 1982-1987)
Bridget Terry .... producer (26 episodes, 1982-1987)
Jonathan T. Taplin .... producer (2 episodes, 1982)
Sandra Pearson .... associate producer (2 episodes, 1984-1985)
 
Series Original Music by
Robert Folk (3 episodes, 1984-1987)
Stephen Barber (3 episodes, 1984-1985)
 
Series Film Editing by
Marco Zappia (27 episodes, 1982-1987)
 
Series Production Design by
Michael Erler (4 episodes, 1984-1986)
 
Series Art Direction by
Richard Charles Greenbaum (12 episodes, 1985-1987)
Jane Osmann (2 episodes, 1984-1985)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Lissa Kapstrom (1 episode, 1984)
 
Series Costume Design by
J. Allen Highfill (2 episodes, 1984)
Terrence Tam Soon (2 episodes, 1985)
 
Series Makeup Department
Sheryl Ptak .... makeup designer (3 episodes, 1984-1985)
Richard Sabre .... hair stylist / hairstyles designer / ... (3 episodes, 1984-1985)
Ron Wild .... makeup designer (3 episodes, 1984-1985)
Dianne Roberson .... assistant hair stylist / hair assistant (2 episodes, 1984-1985)
 
Series Production Management
Douglas Wellman .... unit manager (2 episodes, 1982)
Claire Barrett Young .... unit manager (2 episodes, 1984-1985)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David Grossman .... associate director (1 episode, 1985)
 
Series Art Department
Tim Schultz .... property master / head props (17 episodes, 1984-1987)
Rocky Torromeo .... head carpenter (2 episodes, 1984-1985)
 
Series Sound Department
Phillip Seretti .... post-production sound supervisor / sound re-recording mixer / ... (14 episodes, 1982-1987)
Ron Cronkhite .... sound (2 episodes, 1984)
 
Series Special Effects by
Wayne Beauchamp .... pyrotechnician / special effects (2 episodes, 1982-1983)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Rick Heinrichs .... models and effects (1 episode, 1986)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Mark J. Levin .... lighting directer / lighting director (25 episodes, 1982-1987)
Ralph Alcocer .... camera operator / cameraman (3 episodes, 1984-1985)
Ron Brooks .... camera operator / cameraman (3 episodes, 1984-1985)
David N. Banks .... camera operator / cameraman (2 episodes, 1984-1985)
George Riesenberger .... lighting designer / lighting director (2 episodes, 1984-1985)
Jerry Nashleanas .... head electrician (2 episodes, 1984)

Michael J. Jacobs .... special still photographer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Beth Alexander .... costumer / assistant costume designer (3 episodes, 1984-1985)
Tony Fiorito .... wardrobe assistant (3 episodes, 1984-1985)

Katherine Dover .... key costumer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Ben Santoyo .... assistant editor (1 episode, 1985)
 
Series Music Department
Rob Meurer .... composer: additional music / music producer (3 episodes, 1985-1987)
 
Series Other crew
Stewart Duvall .... production staff (25 episodes, 1983-1987)
Billy Bryan .... puppeteer (3 episodes, 1982-1983)
Vaughn Gaddey .... technical director (3 episodes, 1984-1985)
Bonnie Grossblatt .... production staff / assistant accountant (3 episodes, 1984-1985)
Lincoln Harrison .... technical manager (3 episodes, 1984-1985)
Lynn Houston .... production assistant / assistant: Shelley Duvall (3 episodes, 1984-1985)
Annette Lorenz .... production assistant / assistant to the producers (3 episodes, 1984-1985)
Cheryl Mitchell .... production staff / research coordinator (3 episodes, 1984-1985)
Melissa Rhys Moore .... production accountant (3 episodes, 1984-1985)
Sandy Prudden .... stage manager (3 episodes, 1984-1985)
Harold Schiff .... production consultant (3 episodes, 1984-1985)
Vicki Hillman .... production coordinator (2 episodes, 1984-1985)
Jim Schaller .... production staff (2 episodes, 1984-1985)
Paula Montgomery .... production coordinator / production secretary (2 episodes, 1984)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Shelley Duvall's Faerie Tale Theatre" - USA (alternative title)
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Runtime:
50 min (27 episodes)
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This series was inspired by an earlier children's television series "Shirley Temple's Storybook" (1958).See more »

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9 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
A classic series that adults love too!, 2 September 2004
Author: gerry-russell-139 from United States

I grew up enraptured of FAERIE TALE THEATRE. My sister and I would watch them and then act them out later playing dress-up. We even went as far as re-enacting the publicity ad where Shelley Duvall (God bless her for coming up with the idea for this show!!!) would sit on the PRINCESS AND THE PEA set surrounded by hundreds of old antique books and introduce several different episodes of this timeless series. My favorites would have to be (1) LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD (2) THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA and (3) GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS. Others are THE THREE LITTLE PIGS, SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS, Cinderella, RAPUNZEL, THE DANCING PRINCESSES and THE LITTLE MERMAID. Malcolm McDowell as the Wolf in RED RIDING HOOD, Vanessa Redgrave as the evil queen in SNOW WHITE, Eve Arden as the Stepmother, Karen Black as the Sea Witch and Gena Rowlands as the Witch in RAPUNZEL are by far the best portrayals. And, miracle of miracles, they are FINALLY AVAILABLE ON DVD!!!! Praise Jesus!!!! Check them out at unbelievably discounted prices of just $6.98 each @starmaker2.com and amazon.com at the same price! This is truly a series that all can enjoy no matter what your age is.

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