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The Frog Prince (1988)

Children's musical based on Grimm's fairy tale of The Frog-King. A young girl learns how to be a good friend and princess with the help of a "tall frog."


Jackson Hunsicker


Jackson Hunsicker (screenplay)


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Aileen Quinn ... Princess Zora
John Paragon ... Frog Prince
Helen Hunt ... Henrietta
Clive Revill ... The King
Seagull Cohen Seagull Cohen ... Dulcey
Jeff Gerner Jeff Gerner ... Emissary (as Jeff Gurner)
Eli Gorenstein ... Cook
Shmuel Atzmon ... Baron Von Whobble
Aaron Kaplan Aaron Kaplan ... Page
Moshe Ish-Kassit ... Sleeping Guard (as Moshe Ish Cassit)
Rony Blitz Rony Blitz ... Advisor (as Roni Blitz)
Ya'acov Booch Ya'acov Booch ... Advisor
Yasha Einstein Yasha Einstein ... Advisor
Ya'akov Alperin Ya'akov Alperin ... Advisor (as Ya'akov Halperin)
Hahman Leor Hahman Leor ... Advisor


Children's musical based on Grimm's fairy tale of The Frog-King. A young girl learns how to be a good friend and princess with the help of a "tall frog." Written by Lee Phangvivat <leep@grove.ufl.edu>

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Cannon Movie Tales:Lavish, Feature length new versions of the world's best loved storybook classics.


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USA | Israel



Release Date:

1 June 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cannon Movie Tales: The Frog Prince See more »

Filming Locations:

Tel Aviv, Israel

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Cannon Group See more »
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Cannon Films reused many of same sets. For example the set for the princess's bedroom is the same as nursery from "Rumpelstiltskin" with the murals removed from the walls. See more »


Princess Zora: You're not too tall. You're just right.
Ribbit/Prince Of Freedly: I am?
Princess Zora: Yes.
Ribbit/Prince Of Freedly: Thank you. I thought you'd see the light.
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Version of The Frog Prince (1961) See more »


Theme Song
Written by Kenn Long
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excellent - i love it
24 September 2005 | by diecotschiSee all my reviews

hello everyone! i am writing from Austria! i just felt i HAVE TO write a comment!

you all know the story itself: the princess is playing with her little lucky golden ball, but she loses it and - surprise - it's the frog who brings it back to her. then, everyone is happy and the two of them fall in love with each other.

and now let me tell you a little story... :) when i was little, i had a video cassette of this film and i watched it over and over again, it must have been more than a thousand times! but my cassette disappeared sometime... some months ago i came across the DVD on "amazon.de" and of course i immediately bought it. this movie has had an enormous impact on me and my personality. when i watched it again after about 10 years or so, i started to cry because it is so touching! I could remember so many details of the story, so many melodies of those wonderful songs. suddenly i remembered how i loved to look at Zora's breathtaking dress and how scared i was of the "wood of the black heart". i really love the music, the plot and also the actors. it's a pleasure watching it! i find it kind of sad that this movie is so unpopular! i mean, even Helen hunt is playing a part in it. but i heard it has never been in the movies, you could only buy it on cassette. thank god it is available also on DVD now. it's simply perfect!

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