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Gulliver's Travels
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Film poster
Directed by Peter R. Hunt
Produced by Derek Horne (producer)
Raymond Leblanc (producer)
Josef Shaftel (executive producer)
Written by Don Black (lyrics, screenplay)
Starring Richard Harris
Catherine Schell
Norman Shelley
Meredith Edwards
Music by Michel Legrand
Cinematography Alan Hume
Editing by Ron Pope
Studio Valeness-Belvision
Distributed by Arrow Films
Sunn Classic Pictures
Release date(s) 23 March 1977 (1977-03-23)
Running time 80 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Belgium
Language English

Gulliver's Travels is a 1977 British-Belgian film based on the 1726 novel of the same name by Jonathan Swift. It mixed live action and animation, and starred Richard Harris in the title role.

Plot

The opening sequence in live action shows Gulliver announcing his intention to go to sea as a ship's surgeon, followed by scenes of a shipwreck. The remainder of the film has Harris on Lilliput and Blefuscu, with the tiny inhabitants created by animation.

The film ends with a cliffhanger: Having escaped by boat from Lilliput, Gulliver encounters one of the giant inhabitants of Brobdingnag, but there is nothing more about his adventures there or in the other lands mentioned in the novel.

Cast

  • Richard Harris as Gulliver
  • Catherine Schell as Mary
  • Norman Shelley as Father
  • Meredith Edwards as Uncle

Voice cast

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