The Extraordinary adventures of the mouse and his child

United States, 1977

Film
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This animated story of the thrilling adventures of a toy mouse and his child is based on the modern classic of children’s fiction written by Russell Hoban. From their home in the toy shop window, the mouse and his child find themselves cast into a rubbish tip where they become prisoners of the slimy rat, Manny (voice of Peter Ustinov). Helped by their friends, a fortune-telling rat, an actress parrot, a performing seal and a pink elephant, the mouse and his child plot to escape Manny’s evil clutches and discover how they can become self-winding.

Credits

co-director

Charles Swenson

Fred Wolf

producer

Walt de Faria

production company

Sanrio America

deFaria-Lockhart Productions

Language

English

Duration

01:17:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

39128

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Adaptations

Animation

Animation → Animated films - United States

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 0-6

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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