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The Bear (1998)

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When a little girl loses her teddy bear in the polar bear enclosure at the zoo, she is surprised but very happy when the polar bear turns up at her home to return it.

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Credited cast:
Peter Knapp ...
Star Bear (voice)
Philip Sheffield ...
Polar Bear (voice)
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Tilly (voice)
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When a little girl loses her teddy bear in the polar bear enclosure at the zoo, she is surprised but very happy when the polar bear turns up at her home to return it.

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There are representations of the key crew members dotted throughout the film: -Raymond Briggs (the Author) is the smiling face in the moon. -John Coates (the Producer) is the baby in the cot, he has JC on his babygrow. -Hilary Audus (the Director) is the woman at the zoo with her family. -Joanna Harrison (the Art Director) is the woman serving in the zoo's shop. -Paul Madden (the Executive Producer) is the sailor who spots the little bear on the ice-floe. -Howard Blake (the Composer) is the pianist at the window See more »

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Fab
25 January 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I love this film and i thought it had so much charm and was delightful to watch. I almost felt obliged to like before i saw it not only because it was my godmother who worked with the producers and animation team to create the film, but also because i had photo's taken of me to model Tilly, but when i saw it i was delighted and was over the moon to have contributed to it. The music is lovely and the atmosphere is simply gorgeous. congratulations to the producers and to Charlotte Church who sang at the end. Well done all! I hope to see many more films of the sort and i am sure they will live up to the same standard at films like The Snowman and of course the Bear.


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