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Hans Christian Andersen (story "Thumbelina") (as Hans Christian Anderson), Jack Olesker (screenplay written by)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Candi Milo ... Mona / Witch / Butterfly (voice) (uncredited)
Susan Silo ... Frog / Girl Beetle 1 / Girl Beetle 2 (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

The dam where Thumbelina and her father live is breaking due to the rising waters in the nearby pond. Father worries that when spring comes, the melting snows will rise the water higher than ever causing the dam to crack and water to flow over the meadow, thus drowning the little people who live there. Father believes he is too old to take on the journey to find the prince and warn him and his people, so he asks his daughter to go instead. Thumbelina agrees, but in her journey she mets a great deal of characters, both good and evil. To someone not bigger than a human's thumb, dealing with the evil intentions of Mona, a greedy mouse, will prove to be a big challenge. Written by Eric Irizarry

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Country:

Japan | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 June 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pulgarcita See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Golden Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Part of American Film Investment Corporation II's "animated classics" which included Aladdin (1992), Pinocchio (1992), The Three Musketeers (1992), Sinbad (1992), Thumbelina (1992), Beauty and the Beast (1992) and The Little Mermaid (1992). See more »

Goofs

Some of the blossoms in the Meadow of the Tulips are a bright blue; tulips do not grow in pure blue hues. See more »

Quotes

Thumbelina: Oh, you saved me! How can I ever thank you?
Blue Fish: You don't happen to have any worms, do ya?
Thumbelina: No, but...
Blue Fish: Are you sure she's not a bug?
Red Fish: Nah, let's bail!
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Alternate Versions

When the film was originally released by Trimark Pictures on June 8th, 1992, the film opened crediting the American Film Investment Corporation, the production company for the film. In subsequent releases, its successor company Golden Films and new distributor GoodTimes Entertainment were credited instead. For the DVD release in 2002, the "Children's Classics" opening from Jetlag Productions' animated releases was attached to the film. See more »

Connections

Version of Oyayubi hime monogatari (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Little Teeny Thumbelina
Words and Music by Richard Hurwitz and John Arrias
For Eensy Weensy Productions
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great underrated film
14 April 2006 | by janepercival1See all my reviews

i only just saw this film after talking to someone about it on this board i really enjoyed it though it had great music and the characters were good it was much better than the dreaded don Blithe version which tried to be to much like a Disney movie but don Blithe don't have the talent of Disney anyway this film is a treat . for anyone i am 20 years old and my girlfriend is 18 but we really enjoyed this movie a lot i also recommend good times Pocahontas it was really good.overall a great film that deserves better treatment. i would recommend this to everyone

if you liked this try watching sinbad or 3 muskerteers but not goodtimes version of jungle book really not up to standard of disneys best ever work


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