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The Trumpet of the Swan (2001)

It's a high-flying adventure when Louie, a mute trumpeter swan, is given the gift of a trumpet, and finds his voice.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Father (voice)
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Mother (voice)
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Serena (voice)
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Boyd (voice)
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Mrs. Hammerbotham (voice)
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Monty (voice)
Sam Gifaldi ...
Sam Beaver (voice)
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Louie (voice) (as Dee Baker)
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Billie (voice)
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Serena (cygnet) / Paramedic / Newscaster (voice)
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Ella (voice) (as E.G. Daily)
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A.G. Skinner (voice) (as Pamela Segall Adlon)
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Maurice / Ranger (voice)
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Sweets (voice)
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Senator (voice)
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Storyline

It's a high-flying adventure when Louie, a mute trumpeter swan, is given the gift of a trumpet, and finds his voice.

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Release Date:

1 March 2001 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Der Schwan mit der Trompete  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$102,202 (USA) (13 May 2001)

Gross:

$152,525 (USA) (20 May 2001)
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Trivia

In early trailers for the film, the character "Louie" was spelled "Louis" and pronounced as "Lewis" See more »

Goofs

The trumpet changes color throughout the film. Sometimes the trumpet's color is gold, when the trumpet is supposed to be silver. See more »

Quotes

Father: May the hills echo with your new voice, my son.
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Connections

Referenced in AniMat's Reviews: Alpha and Omega (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Touch the Sky
Written by Marcus Miller and Randy Rogel
Performed by Kenya Hathaway
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truly awful
8 December 2001 | by (New Jersey. USA) – See all my reviews

This is one of the worst animated features I have ever seen. I can't see how this silly and convoluted story (and minimal animation) would appeal to either a child or an adult. Despite using a 'name' cast, the voice talents don't gel on screen. There is no depth to the storyline and in the end leaves you completely uninvolved with either the characters or the narrative.


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