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Dreamchild : the true story of Alice in Wonderland

Author: Dennis PotterRick McCallumKenith TroddGavin MillarCoral BrowneAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Thorn EMI/HBO Video, [1985]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fantasy based on the true life visit of 80 year-old Alice Liddell Hargreaves, the inspiration for "Alice in Wonderland," to New York to celebrate the centennial of Lewis Carroll's birth. As Alice observes the developing romance between her traveling companion, Lucy, and a New York reporter, she reflects on her friendship with Lewis Carroll and finds herself haunted by the characters he created that amused her when  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fantasy films
Romance films
Fiction films
Drama
Named Person: Alice Pleasance Liddell Hargreaves; Lewis Carroll
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Potter; Rick McCallum; Kenith Trodd; Gavin Millar; Coral Browne; Peter Gallagher; Ian Holm; Jane Asher; Nicola Cowper; Caris Corfman; Amelia Shankley; Angus Newton; Billy Williams; Stanley Myers; Lewis Carroll; Jim Henson's Creature Shop.; Thorn EMI Screen Entertainment.; Thorn EMI/HBO Video.
OCLC Number: 13783340
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1985.
"Alice in Wonderland characters designed and performed by Jim Henson's Creature Shop."
Credits: Editor, Angus Newton ; director of photography, Billy Williams ; music, Stanley Myers.
Performer(s): Coral Browne, Peter Gallagher, Ian Holm, Jane Asher, Nicola Cowper, Caris Corfman, Amelia Shankley.
Target Audience: Rated PG.
Description: 1 videocassette (90 min.) : sd., col., hi-fi. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: Thorn EMI Screen Entertainment Ltd. presents ; a PFH film ; a film written by Dennis Potter ; produced by Rick McCallum and Kenith Trodd ; directed by Gavin Millar.
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A fantasy based on the true life visit of 80 year-old Alice Liddell Hargreaves, the inspiration for "Alice in Wonderland," to New York to celebrate the centennial of Lewis Carroll's birth. As Alice observes the developing romance between her traveling companion, Lucy, and a New York reporter, she reflects on her friendship with Lewis Carroll and finds herself haunted by the characters he created that amused her when she was a child.

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