Harold and the purple crayon (K)

United States, 1971

Film
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One evening, Harold decides to go for a walk in the moonlight, but there isn’t any moon, so he takes his purple crayon and draws one. As Harold draws his way out of adventure, children become fascinated by the wondrous magic of his purple crayon. Based on the book by Crockett Johnson. Narrated by Norman Rose. Suitable for primary school level.

Credits

director

David Piel

co-producer

Stanley Flink

Robert Sagalyn

David Piel

production company

Weston Woods Studios

Language

English

Duration

00:08:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

36554

Subject categories

Adaptations

Animation

Animation → Animated films - United States

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 0-6

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Childrens Films → Children's films - United States

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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