An animated film of adventure in the high seas. When Burt Dow, a retired seaman, sets sail in his boat the Tidley-Idley to fish for cod, he ends up inside a whale. The whale refuses to let Burt leave, so Burt dreams up a uniquely artistic solution. Based on the book by Robert McCloskey. Suitable for lower and middle primary levels.
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Animation → Animated films - Czechoslovakia
Childrens Films → Children 6-12
Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)