A young boy and girl, dressed in costumes based on Dutch traditional clothes, find their idyllic, windmill-laden countryside is being over-run by unfeeling, unthinking mechanical men that ... See full summary »
This was an early effort from famed stop motion animator Ray Harryhausen. It basically retells the Brothers Grimm fairy tale of a little girl walking through the woods to her grandmother's house. Along the way she meets a clever wolf who wants to eat her. This version eliminates the gory aspects. Although it changes the ending, it's still a nice little film for kids.
I saw it on a cheap DVD titled "Harryhausen Shorts, Volume 1". The picture quality was acceptable, but it could do with a remastering job. Strangely, only five shorts on the DVD are Harryhausen's. IMDb doesn't list the sixth, "The Figurehead". It appears to be a British short.
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