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Heidi in the Mountains (1974)

Heidi (1974) Japanese anime series by Zuiyo Eizo (now Nippon Animation) based on the Swiss novel Heidi's Years of Wandering and Learning by Johanna Spyri (1880). It was directed by Isao ... See full summary »

Director:

Isao Takahata

Writer:

Dick Strome (dialogue: english version)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Randi Kiger Randi Kiger ... Heidi (voice)
Vic Perrin Vic Perrin ... Grandfather / The Doctor / Postman (voice)
Billy Whitaker Billy Whitaker ... Peter (voice)
Janet Waldo ... Dete (voice)
Jacquelyn Hyde Jacquelyn Hyde ... Miss Rottenmeir (voice)
Michele Laurita Michele Laurita ... Clara (voice)
Barney Phillips ... Father (voice)
Alan Reed ... Sebastian / Mr. Usher (voice)
Lurene Tuttle ... Clara's Grandmother (voice)
Irene Tedrow ... Granny (voice)
Julie McWhirter Julie McWhirter ... Neighbor Lady / Peter's Mother (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jack Angel Jack Angel ... Various (voice)
Ken Sansom Ken Sansom ... Various (voice)
Dick Van Patten ... Various (voice)
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Storyline

Heidi (1974) Japanese anime series by Zuiyo Eizo (now Nippon Animation) based on the Swiss novel Heidi's Years of Wandering and Learning by Johanna Spyri (1880). It was directed by Isao Takahata A feature-length film Heidi in the Mountains, aka The Story of Heidi, was edited from the series by Zuiyo (which by then was a separate entity from Nippon Animation, which employed many of the TV series' animation staff) distributed in 1979. All cast were replaced excluding Heidi and the grandfather. This movie is also the only incarnation of the Heidi anime to have been released commercially in the United States in English (on home video in the 1980s). Isao Takahata remarked "Neither Hayao Miyazaki nor I are completely related to any shortening version" on this work.

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

17 March 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Story of Heidi See more »

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Heidi's own full-length feature based on the Japanese TV series. See more »

Connections

Version of Heidi (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

Heidi Theme - Dutch Version
Performed by Jody Pijper
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