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The Black Tulip
The Black Tulip
Actors: Brian Anderson, Phillip Hinton, Paul Johnstone, Juliet Jordan, Keith Scott
Director: Franco Cristofani
Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama, Kids & Family, Animation
NR     1997     0hr 49min


     
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Actors: Brian Anderson, Phillip Hinton, Paul Johnstone, Juliet Jordan, Keith Scott
Director: Franco Cristofani
Creators: Robert Jacobs, Franco Cristofani, Peter Jennings, Roz Phillips, Tom Stacey, Alex Nicholas, Alexandre Dumas père, Paul Leadon
Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama, Kids & Family, Animation
Sub-Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama, Animation, Animation
Studio: Simitar Ent.
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen - Animated
DVD Release Date: 04/30/1997
Release Year: 1997
Run Time: 0hr 49min
Screens: Color,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
 

Movie Reviews

A disappointing version of a classic book.
arlets@cape.com | Woods Hole, MA, USA | 07/21/1998
(1 out of 5 stars)

"This animated version of Alexandre Dumas' classic novel was disappointing for several reasons. 1) the complex plot doesn't lend itself to a short animation and as a result the simplified story line offered in the tape is incoherent. Why was Cornelius imprisoned? Was his godfather a good character or an evil one? 2)The graphics are primitive and VERY scary. The eight year old girl who viewed it to the end (she always does, no matter what!) was often distracted and her five year old brother was bored and left the room before the scary parts forced us to turn off the tape. 3)The attempts to make the story appealing to young children by adding animal characters further confuse the plot and make the story untecognizable to anyone who, like me, has read and enjoyed the book. END"