Join Alice on her journey through the mirror in BBC's fanciful adaptation of Lewis Caroll's classic novel. In an alternate world, just on the other side of the mirror's reflection, Alice ... See full summary »
Alice (Fiona Fullerton) falls down a rabbit hole and into a magical dream world populated by surreal characters and bewildering adventures. It's a journey of self-discovery for Alice as she... See full summary »
In this classic tale, Alice falls through a mirror and arrives in a wonderful place called Chessland! Alice's journey across eight crazy squares of Chessland is brought to the screen in ... See full summary »
Alice is a pure library worker who works and suits younger than her age. She rebuffs William because he's repetitive on habits she thinks improper - she's a prude. While fantasizing about ... See full summary »
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Classic tale of a girl named Alice (Natalie Gregory) who follows a white rabbit down a hole into Wonderland, where she can change sizes by eating and drinking and animals talk. After escaping the disturbing Queen of Hearts (Jayne Meadows), she finds that she has ended up on the other side of the looking glass in Looking Glass Land and that there is a mind-created Jabberwocky (Tom McLoughlin) after her. With the advice of a wise owl and royal chess pieces on her mind, she ventures home, vowing to grow up in this two-part movie which remains most faithful to the original stories written by Lewis Carroll.
The entire production was filmed on two MGM stages with two exceptions; First exception is the establishing shot of Alice's house exterior (San Marino, California). Second exception, although planed to be filmed on-stage in an opened stage pit filled with water dressed as the seaside, this set and scene was relocated to a beach above the Malibu colony coastline. Scouting the rocky bluff adjacent a sandy beach, Producer Irwin Allen spotted a thirty foot wooden ship wrecked keel lodged in the rocks. Irwin ordered the keel removed. No one questioned his command. The Keel was dug out of the rocks and the sequence was filmed a week later, with actors and actresses as oysters splashing in the surf. See more »
When Alice is fanning herself, and she starts to shrink, she says "What's happening now?" but her mouth doesn't match up with the lines. See more »
Now look, little baby, if you're going to turn into a pig, I'll have nothing more to do with you.
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On the video edition of this miniseries, the first tape closes with a statement from Lewis Carroll's book and closing credits. Then when you slide the second part in, there is opening credits for that. When this miniseries is aired on television, the final statement from the book, the ending credits of part one and the opening credits of part two are all cut. See more »
Ah, to be Alice, slipping through the Looking Glass to be the Princess of our Imaginations...
I wanted to be Alice. I wanted to wear cute little dresses and shiny black patent leather shoes. I wanted to dance with a caterpillar and float down a river of my own tears!!
This movie combines colors, music, imagery, and a lively cast to create the perfect children's movie. Every single cast member shone in their own light. Ann Jillian and Sammy Davis Jr. were my favorites!!
I can't imagine a film where the director spent more time focusing on the visual "smorgasbord" of colors and images!! The songs were easy to sing to, and Alice presented a lovely little girl who just wanted to be grown-up.
I hope that, someday, they replay this movie so that the children of the world can fall in love all over again with their imaginations. Anything they create today, anything they create TOMORROW will never even come close to the magic of this movie. This should be right up there with "The Wizard of Oz" in the children's movie section of your local video store.
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