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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, 2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : 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
Drama
Fantasy films
Fiction films
Romance films
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; Angus Newton; Billy Williams; Stanley Myers; Lewis Carroll; Jim Henson's Creature Shop.; Thorn EMI Screen Entertainment.; MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 496307046
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 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, NTSC, Dolby digital.
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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