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Pippi Longstocking (1969)

Pippi Långstrump (original title)
Pippi Longstocking, a super-strong redheaded little girl, moves into her father's cottage Villa Villekulla, and has adventures with her next-door neighbors Tommy and Annika in this compilation film of the classic Swedish TV series.

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Maria Persson ...
Annika
Pär Sundberg ...
Tommy
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Fröken Prysselius
Hans Clarin ...
Donner-Karlsson
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Blom
Ulf G. Johnsson ...
Police constable Kling
Göthe Grefbo ...
Police constable Klang
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Sven Settergren
Öllegård Wellton
Staffan Hallerstam ...
Benke
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Susan Davis ...
Pippi Longstocking (voice)
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Storyline

Pippi Longstocking, a child of incredible strength, moves by herself to a Swedish town with her monkey, horse, and a bag full of gold coins. She befriends two children, Annika and Tommy, shocks the adults of the town, defends herself from bandits, and has a reunion with her seafaring father. Written by J.N. Wilson

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Trivia

This compilation film actually originated from West Germany (which co-produced the original TV series), and not the United States, as is commonly believed. (See also Pippi Goes on Board (1969).) This film has not been presented in Sweden, where the TV series was produced. See more »

Goofs

When Pippi and shipmate flings the cake toppings onto the captains eyes. Pippi flung a red one first and the shipmate flung a white one second. But in the next shot the white one hit the captains eye first and the red one hit second. See more »

Connections

Edited from Pippi Longstocking (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

Hey, Pippi Langstrumpf!
("Hey, Pippi Longstocking")
Main Title Theme
Based upon "Här Kommer Pippi Långstrump" ("Here Comes Pippi Longstocking")
Composed by Jan Johansson (original) and Konrad Elfers
Lyrics by Astrid Lindgren (original), Wolfgang Franke, and Helmut Harun
Performed by Eva Mattes
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Pure Nostalgia
5 October 2008 | by See all my reviews

This was, without a doubt, my favorite movie when I was a little kid. I haven't been able to get a hold of the other three yet but my family and I used to watch these all the time and seeing it today makes me long for those days of my childhood. I still get the same feeling I did as a kid and I would recommend this film to any family!

The child actors in this are awesome, they really bring the characters to life. The story is great and I'm sure you'll like it too if you've enjoyed the books. I thought that it was shot pretty well too and that the dubbing was done well. I've enjoyed everything about this film for years and will for years to come!


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