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Dreamchild : the true story of Alice in Wonderland

Author: Dennis PotterRick McCallumKenith TroddGavin MillarCoral BrowneAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, CA : MGM/UA Home Video, ©1992.
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: Fantasy films
Fiction films
Feature films
Drama
Named Person: Alice Pleasance Liddell Hargreaves; Lewis Carroll; Lewis Carroll; Alice Pleasance Liddell Hargreaves
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; Stanley Myers; Lewis Carroll; Jim Henson's Creature Shop.; PFH, ltd.; Thorn EMI Screen Entertainment.; MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0792813480 9780792813484
OCLC Number: 28717168
Notes: Featuring the puppets of Jim Henson.
Videocassette release of 1985 film.
VHS format ; M202767.
Credits: Director of photography, Billy Williams ; music by Stanley Myers.
Cast: Coral Browne, Peter Gallagher, Ian Holm.
Description: 1 videocassette (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
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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