The Selfish Giant (1972) Theatrical Cartoon

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The Selfish Giant (1972) Theatrical Cartoon The Selfish Giant

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  • Theatrical ShortShort
  • Traditional Animation
  • Gerald Potterton Productions, Pyramid Films, Reader's Digest
  • Cartoon Characters: Giant, Children.
  • Voice Actors: Paul Hecht, The King Singers, Charles Aznavour.
  • Directed By Peter Sander.
  • Produced By Murray Shostak, Peter Saunder, Christine LaRocque.
  • Animated By Juan Pina, Julian Szuchopa, Paul Sabella, Arril Johnson, Micheline Lanctôt Marc Brault, Suzanne Raymond, Richard Larose.
  • Awards: Academy Award Nominee, Best Short Subject (Animated Film), 1972.
  • Music: Ron Goodwin.
  • Editor: Christine LaRocque.
  • Originally Released in Jun, 1972 (Estimate).
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 26:32 minutes.
  • Color
  • 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...  (more)

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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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