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The Tales of Beatrix Potter (1971)

Beatrix Potter's most beloved characters spring to life in this live-action classic.

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Reginald Mills

Writers:

Beatrix Potter (stories), Richard Goodwin (adapted for the screen by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Frederick Ashton Frederick Ashton ... Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle
Alexander Grant Alexander Grant ... Pigling Bland / Peter Rabbit
Julie Wood Julie Wood ... Mrs. Tittlemouse
Keith Martin Keith Martin ... Johnny Townmouse
Ann Howard Ann Howard ... Jemima Puddleduck
Bob Mead Bob Mead ... Fox (as Robert Mead)
Garry Grant Garry Grant ... Alexander
Sally Ashby Sally Ashby ... Mrs. Pettitoes / Tabitha
Brenda Last Brenda Last ... Black Berkshire Pig
Michael Coleman Michael Coleman ... Jeremy Fisher
Wayne Sleep Wayne Sleep ... Squirrel Nutkin / Tom Thumb
Lesley Collier Lesley Collier ... Hunca Munca
Leslie Edwards Leslie Edwards ... Owl
Carol Ainsworth Carol Ainsworth ... Squirrel / Country Mouse
Avril Bergen Avril Bergen ... Pig / Town Mouse
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Beatrix Potter's most beloved characters spring to life in this live-action classic.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 April 1971 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Peter Rabbit and Tales of Beatrix Potter See more »

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Production Co:

GW Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Delightful for both children and grown-ups
10 October 1998 | by richlieuSee all my reviews

A time-less masterpiece based on Beatrix Potter´s children´s stories. Beautifully acted (danced) and delightful in every way. Watch out for Joan Benham in the small silent role of Beatrix´ childhood nurse


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