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The 3 Worlds of Gulliver (1960)

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After being shipwrecked, a man finds himself on an island inhabited by tiny people, who soon make plans for him.

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Complete credited cast:
... Dr. Lemuel Gulliver
... Gwendolyn
... Elizabeth
... Reldresal
... King Brob (as Gregoire Aslan)
... Emperor of Lilliput
Charles Lloyd Pack ... Makovan
... Flimnap
... Queen of Brobdingnag
Marian Spencer ... Empress of Lilliput
... Lord Bermogg
... Minister of Lilliput
Sherry Alberoni ... Glumdalclitch (as Sherri Alberoni)
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Doctor Gulliver is poor, so nothing - not even his charming fiancée Elisabeth - keeps him in the town he lives. He signs on to a ship to India, but in a storm he's washed off the ship and ends up on an island, which is inhibitated by very tiny people. After he managed to convince them he's harmless and is accepted as one of their citizens, their king wants to use him in war against a people of giants. Compared to them, even Gulliver is a gnome. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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IN A WORLD AS DIFFERENT AS NIGHT AND DAY! (original ad - all caps) See more »


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Gulliver's Travels  »

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As of this film's production, both Ray Harryhausen (the creator of special visual effects) and producer Charles H. Schneer decided to make their permanent homes in London. This was not only because of Harryhausen's love for the exotic European locales he would use in all of his future projects, but it was also cheaper to make his kind of movies there. Harryhausen lived in London ever after, whereas Schneer lived there for 45 years before moving to Florida in 2005, four years before his own passing. See more »

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The quantity, type and relative size of fish caught by Gulliver in his hat on the beach in Lilliput changes between his point of view and when he drops them at the feet of the Lilliputians. See more »

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Emperor of Lilliput: I have it! We could send him to Blefuscu and order THEM to kill him... That way he's their problem. It may not be nice, but it's legal!
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Version of Gulliver's Travels (2010) See more »

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Gentle Love
Lyrics by Ned Washington
Music by George Duning
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In 1699 England, handsome doctor Kerwin Mathews (as Lemuel Gulliver) is set to marry pretty June Thorburn (as Elizabeth), but worries about supporting her in poverty. Hoping to make his fortune, Mr. Mathews joins a treasure-seeking ship's crew. After a stormy shipwreck, Mathews washes up on the sands of Lilliput, a surreal land inhabited by tiny people. Due to his large size, the Lilliputians fear and distrust Mathews. However, he negotiates a release from bondage and finds allies with little Lee Patterson (as Reldresal) and beautiful blonde Jo Morrow (as Gwendolyn)...

Mathews begins to build a large boat, hoping to return home and find his fiancée. But there is big trouble in Lilliput for their newest citizen. Mathews is caught up in local politics when the Lilliputians enlist his help in their war with another island of tiny people. The people of Blefuscu crack open their eggs at the larger end, in direct conflict with the Lilliputians method of opening eggs at the shorter end. The yolk's on war (as noted in writer Jonathan's Swift's original work). Later, Mathews' "Gulliver" finds his world turned upside down in a land of giants...

This is watered-down Swift, but it's still a great adventure for children of all ages.

******* The 3 Worlds of Gulliver (11/30/60) Jack Sher ~ Kerwin Mathews, Sherry Alberoni, Lee Patterson, June Thorburn


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