Continue reading “The Nutcracker (Jetlag Productions, 1995)”
“It is Christmas Eve, and the Stahlbaum family is happily unwrapping their Christmas gifts… seven-year-old Marie receives a very special gift – a mysterious Nutcracker – from her beloved Godfather Drosselmeier… Marie discovers that this is no ordinary Nutcracker, but Godfather Drosselmeier’s nephew, who was transformed into a wooden toy by the curse of the evil Madame Mouserink. To break the curse, the Nutcracker must win the love of Marie and defeat the malicious, seven-headed Mouse King.”– Anonymous, IMDB.
Continue reading “The Nutcracker Prince (1990)”
“Clara is on the verge of growing up, with dreams of traveling the world in the grand ballet… When midnight comes, Clara finds herself trapped in the middle of a battle between the mice and her toys being lead by the confused nutcracker. If the prince of the dolls can defeat the Mouse King and win the hand of a fair maiden, it can break the curse upon him. However, Clara must chose between the dreamworld of her new companion and his adventures or her real world where the dreams and adventures of growing up still await her”– Max Vaughn, IMDB.
Continue reading “Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (1997)”
“Belle prepares the castle for Christmas against Beast’s wishes, trying to bring him happiness for the season. Forte, a pipe organ, fears that Belle’s plans may eventually bring about an end to the curse… the curse that brought him more importance in the Master’s life. Forte uses Fife, a flute who desperately wants a solo, to destroy Belle’s plans and get rid of her.”– R. John Berggren, IMDB.
Continue reading “Timeless Tales: The Little Mermaid (1997/1998)”
“Princess Miranda lives with her father, the Sea King, and her two sisters in a magical palace. She has the most beautiful voice in all the Merfolk Kingdom. Miranda has always had a consuming curiosity about the human world and the reason that humans do not treat “her world” with the same love and respect that she does. On Miranda’s 15th birthday, she is permitted her first glimpse of the human world and its wonders.”– Burbank Animation Studios, IMDB.
Continue reading “Princess Castle (Golden Films, 1996)”
“One day Claire is looking after her little sister Caitlin when the two sisters find a secret door under the stairs. Inside, Claire and Caitlin find an enchanted trunk, a magical locket and an invitation that whisks them away to a magical kingdom. There they meet a young boy named Antony, the son of Queen Emma. They discover that evil Queen Carlotta is looking for the magical locket, and when Caitlin is captured by The Queen, Claire and Anthony must disguise themselves to save Caitlin, and the Kingdom from Carlotta’s evil spell!”– Claire, IMDB
Continue reading “The Fairy Princess: Secret of the Crystal (1999)”
“A fairy takes on human form and enters the life of a widowed children’s book author and his daughter.”– Anonymous, IMDB.
Continue reading “Anastasia (Don Bluth, 1997)”
“The daughter of the last Russian Tsar, Nicolas II, Anastasia is found by two Russian con men, Dimitri and Vladimir, who seek the reward that her grandmother, the Dowager Empress Marie, promised to the ones who’ll find her. But the evil mystic of the Tsar family, Rasputin, still wants the Romanov family to be destroyed forever.”– Anonymous, IMDB.
Continue reading “Thumbelina (Don Bluth, 1994)”
“A girl no bigger than her mother’s thumb feels all alone in the world knowing she is the only person her size. Her wish for a companion at last comes true when the prince of the fairy’s arrives at her window sill. However, the naive Thumbelina’s life goes downward from there when a toad kidnaps her. While she tries to find a way home, she begins to grow up and learns about hope with the help of the friends she always wanted.”– Max Vaughn, IMDB.
Continue reading “Pocahontas 2: Journey to a New World (1998)”
“Pocahontas sets off on a journey to England with Meeko, Flit, and Percy. Hearing rumors of John Smith’s death, Pocahontas tries to prevent war and battle.”– Anonymous, IMDB.