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Gullivers Travels HD (1939)

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Gulliver's Travels (1939) Summary (from Wikipedia) - Gulliver's Travels is a 1939 American cel-animated Technicolor feature film, directed by Dave Fleischer and produced by Max Fleischer for Fleischer Studios. The film was released on December 22, 1939 by Paramount Pictures, who had the feature produced as an answer to the success of Walt Disney's box-office hit Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Gulliver was the second cel-animated feature film ever released, and the first produced by an American studio other than Walt Disney Productions. The story is based very loosely upon the Lilliputian adventures of Gulliver depicted in Jonathan Swift's 18th century novel Gulliver's Travels. The film was nominated for two Academy Awards: Victor Young for Best Music, Original Score Ralph Rainger (music) and Leo Robin (lyrics) for Best Music, Original Song for the song "Faithful Forever" Plot - On November 5, 1699, Gulliver washes up on a mysterious island after his ship sinks on a stormy night. It is revealed that the island, Lilliput, is inhabited by very small people. While scouting the forest, the town crier, Gabby, comes across Gulliver's unconscious body and takes him as a giant, so he rushes off to warn the ruler of Lilliput, King Little. At this time, Little and his friend, King Bombo of the neighboring and equally minuscule island of Blefuscu, are planning a wedding between their children: Princess Glory of Lilliput and Prince David of Blefuscu. Things turn sour between the kings, however, when they argue over which song to play at the wedding (Little wants to play the song "Faithful" while Bombo wants "Forever"), and Bombo soon declares war. Gabby manages to tell King Little about the "giant" (i.e. Gulliver) on the beach and is sent to capture him. Gabby leads a mob to the beach but is surprised to find Gulliver is not there; the mob begins to scorn Gabby until they all realize that they are standing on Gulliver's belly. The Lilliputians tie Gulliver down to a wooden platform and wheel him into the village—a task that takes them until daybreak. By then, Gulliver awakens and manages to break free which frightens everyone away, but when they see that the invading Blefuscuians are also intimidated by his size, the Lilliputians decide to enlist his help to fight against their rival neighbors. Cast - Gulliver - Sam Parker Gabby - Pinto Colvig King Little, Sneak, Snoop, and Snitch - Jack Mercer King Bombo - Tedd Pierce Princess Glory - Jessica Dragonette Prince David - Lanny Ross Credits - Produced by Max Fleischer Written by Dan Gordon, Cal Howard, Tedd Pierce, Edmond Seward, Isadore Sparber Based on Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift Music by Victor Young, Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger, Al Neiburg, Winston Sharples, & Sammy Timberg Cinematography - Charles Schettler Studio - Fleischer Studios Distributed by - Paramount Pictures Release dates - December 22, 1939 Running time: 76 minutes Language - English Soundtrack - "Faithful/Forever" (Music by Ralph Rainger, lyrics by Leo Robin) "I Hear a Dream (Come Home Again)" (Music by Ralph Rainger, lyrics by Leo Robin) "We're All Together Now" (Music by Ralph Rainger, lyrics by Leo Robin) "Bluebirds in the Moonlight (Silly Idea)" (Music by Ralph Rainger, lyrics by Leo Robin) "All's Well" (Music by Ralph Rainger, lyrics by Leo Robin) "It's a Hap-Hap-Happy Day" (Written by Sammy Timberg, Al Neiburg and Winston Sharples) Related Videos - Gabby - All's Well (1941) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDEZxf7N_bE Gabby - Fire Cheese (1941) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etOfAM1ZGrs Gabby - Swing Cleaning (1941) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GAVToPUB2g Gabby Goes Fishing (1941) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzOTliWjHoM Copyright Information - Copyright Report: Gulliver's Travels (1939) https://archive.org/details/CopyrightSearchReportGulliversTravels1939