|The 3 Worlds of Gulliver 1960 N/R, 100 min.|
Genre: Family / Animation / Adventure
Director: Jack Sher
Cast: Kerwin Mathews, Jo Morrow, June Thorburn, Lee Patterson, Gregoire Aslan, Basil Sydney, Charles Lloyd Pack, Martin Benson, Mary Ellis, Peter Bull, Marian Spencer, Oliver Johnston, Alec Mango, Sherry Alberoni, Noel Purcell
This version of the Jonathan Swift classic tale is entertaining, as the shipwrecked Dr. Lemuel Gulliver (Kerwin Mathews) ends up in the small, small world of the Lilliputians followed by visiting the land of Brobdignag, home of the giants. The young ones should like it.
|Fury at Smugglers Bay 1961 N/R, 92 min.|
Director: John Gilling
Cast: John Fraser, Peter Cushing, Bernard Lee, Michele Mercier, William Franklyn, George Coulouris, Liz Fraser, Miles Malleson, June Thorburn, Katherine Kath, Tommy Duggan, Christopher Carlos, Juma, Maitland Moss, Humphrey Heathgate
Pirates, led by Black John (Bernard Lee), have been smuggling in and around Christopher's (John Fraser) 18th-century village, which is run by his constable father, Squire Trevenyan (Peter Cushing). It falls on Christopher's shoulders to enlist aid in fighting the pirates. He performs his duty, and the fighting begins–and ends with both Black John and Squire Trevenyan dead. Christopher becomes the new leader of the town.
|Tom Thumb 1958 N/R, 98 min.|
Genre: Family / Musical / Fantasy
Director: George Pal
Cast: Russ Tamblyn, Alan Young, Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers, Jessie Matthews, June Thorburn, Bernard Miles, Peter Butterworth, Peter Bull, Stan Freberg, Ian Wallace, Dal McKennon, Barbara Ferris
This classic story by the Brothers Grimm is about a five-inch-tall boy, Tom Thumb (Russ Tamblyn), who the magical Forest Queen (June Thorburn) gives to childless couple Jonathan and Anne (Bernard Miles and Jessie Matthews) as a gift for woodcutter Jonathan saving a tree. When villains Ivan and Anthony (Terry Thomas and Peter Sellers) plot to rob the village, Tom becomes the hero as he outwits those who are much larger than himself. Tom also helps with a romance between the Forest Queen and forester Woody (Alan Young). Good acrobatic dances by Tamblyn. The film won the Academy Award for Best Special Effects.
|1. The 3 Worlds of Gulliver (1960)|
2. Fury at Smugglers Bay (1961)
3. Tom Thumb (1958)
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