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The Blue Bird (1976)

A pair of peasant children, Mytyl and her brother Tyltyl, are led on a magical quest for the fabulous Blue Bird of Happiness by the Fairy Berylune. On their journey, they are accompanied by... See full summary »

Director:

George Cukor

Writers:

Maurice Maeterlinck (play), Hugh Whitemore (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elizabeth Taylor ... Mother / Witch / Light / Maternal Love
Jane Fonda ... The Night
Cicely Tyson ... Tylette
Ava Gardner ... Luxury
Todd Lookinland ... Tyltyl
Patsy Kensit ... Mytyl
Will Geer ... Grandfather
Mona Washbourne ... Grandmother
Robert Morley ... Father Time
Harry Andrews ... Oak
George Cole ... Tylo
Richard Pearson ... Bread
Steven Warner ... Children of the Future
Monique Potter Monique Potter ... Children of the Future (as Monique Kaufman)
Russell Lewis ... Children of the Future
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Storyline

A pair of peasant children, Mytyl and her brother Tyltyl, are led on a magical quest for the fabulous Blue Bird of Happiness by the Fairy Berylune. On their journey, they are accompanied by the humanized presences of a Dog, a Cat, Light, Fire, Bread, and other entities. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

A cavalcade of magic. A carnival of fun. The Blue Bird is magic for everyone.


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Soviet Union | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 April 1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Blue Bird See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The film has not been released on video in America. See more »

Quotes

Tylette: I love you both as much as you deserve.
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Connections

Referenced in Un genio en apuros (1983) See more »

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I loved this movie as a child
21 February 1999 | by kittyk51See all my reviews

I loved this movie as a child. I would love to see it again and share it with my children. It is a wonderful movie for children and the young at heart. I like it much better than the Shirley Temple version.


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