Babar. Story of Babar the little elephant. Babar comes to America.

Canada, 1987

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Narrated by Peter Ustinov and based on the Brunhoff books about Babar the King of the Elephants. “Story of Babar the little elephant” introduces us to Babar. After his mother is shot by hunters he runs away to Paris where he is adopted by a kind little old lady. Although he loves her he misses the jungle and returns home where he is crowned King of the Elephants and marries his true love, Celeste. Based on “The Travels of Babar” and “Babar comes to America” episode two follows Babar and Celeste as they travel first by balloon, then whale and ship to America where they become movie stars.

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Credits

co-director

Bill Melendez

Ed Levitt

co-producer

Bill Melendez

Lee Mendelson

production company

Nelvana

Duration

00:54:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1987

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

017502

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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