Young Prince Caspian of Narnia wonders and dreams about the old days of Narnia when animals talked, and there were mythical creatures and four rulers in Caer Paravel. But his uncle and aunt... See full summary »
Jonathan R. Scott,
Four children, Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy are evacuated to the country in World War 2. They stay in a large house owned by an old Professor. First Lucy, then Edmund, then all four children find their way through an old wardrobe into Narnia, a magical land with talking animals and mythical creatures such as fauns and dwarves. But Narnia is held under a magical spell by the evil White Witch to ensure it's always winter but never Christmas. The children have to battle evil creatures and deal with betrayal and treachery but make many good friends as well. Finally, with the help of Aslan (The Lion) they defeat the evil witch and spring and freedom come back to Narnia.Written by
Steve Crook <firstname.lastname@example.org>
An adventure to dazzle the eye, delight the senses, gladden the heart! Four unique adventurers enter the magical world of Narnia - a land of talking animals and mystical creatures. And join a noble lion in battle against the evil White Witch.
At around 15 min into the film, when Lucy is at the wardrobe while she and the others are playing hide and seek, the left door on the wardrobe is open. Then in the next shot, both doors are closed just as she opens both doors. See more »
Aslan, we've come.
WELCOME Peter, son of Adam! Welcome Susan and Lucy, daughters of Eve! Welcome He-beaver and She-beaver! But where is the fourth?
He has betrayed us, oh Aslan.
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SPECIAL EDITION: In 2006, this TV movie was released on a Special Edition DVD with audio commentary, interviews, a deleted scene, and sketches and artwork. However, the film was presented in a wide screen format with the top and bottom of the original picture removed. See more »
Probably the ONLY version of this story that works, and works well.
From the director of the Charlie Brown and Peanuts movies, comes this funny, delightful little cartoon adaptation of the classic C.S. Lewis novel. Although made for television, it still holds a bright candle to the book itself. With such clever narration by the lead voices, and the expressions given to the characters, this one delivers a gold trophy. Every line, and action is directly from the book, and portrayed well. Beth Porter certainly supplies the most fun as the voice of the desperate white witch. All other character voices are pleasant and appropriate. The running time is not three hours, so they managed to fit an entire story into the cartoon. You are actually watching the novel, and all things that C.S. Lewis may have written in the novel, that cannot be stated by the characters, is well implied. This TV special is probably the only version that could possibly work as well as it did. The voices fit the actions as dead on as perfection, and the dark moments are not taken too seriously. This make for a good animated adaptation!
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