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

production company

deFaria-Lockhart Productions

Sanrio America

producer

Walt de Faria

co-director

Fred Wolf

Charles Swenson

Duration

01:17:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1977

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

304415

Language

English

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

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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