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The Selfish Giant

The Selfish Giant (1972) Theatrical Cartoon The Selfish Giant

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  • Theatrical Short
  • Cartoon Characters: Giant, Children.
  • Originally Released in Jun, 1972 (Estimate).

  • Color
  • Running Time: 26:32 minutes.
  • Canada  Canada

Cartoon Summary:


Based on one of Oscar Wilde's stories for children, this short feature focuses on a garden surrounding a castle occupied by a giant. While the giant is off visiting his friend the ogre, children play in the garden; when he returns, he chases them away and builds a high wall around the garden to keep out all trespassers. Winter comes to call, and a perpetual bleak chill settles on the garden, and the giant grows increasingly lonely, until the children find their way back in, and break the spell that keeps spring out. The giant opens his heart to them, and from them (one in particular) learns of the mysterious power of love.

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Still got the original readers Digest magazine with the story and the LP of the complete production. Stayed with me since it was released and still in my possession. pity this sort of content is no longer put forward for children & parents. It would...  (read more)

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The story of the Selfish Giant by Oscar Wilde. I remember watching this when I was young.There is just something about it that is absolutely enchanting. The music, the narrator,the animation, everything about is unique.A Wonderful wee film that captures what a...  (read more)

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