Program 3: A Peaceable Kingdom
Sunday, November 11, 2007, 5:00 p.m.
Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2
Includes the following films:
1999. USA. Narrated by Susan Sarandon. Margaret Wise Brown's sixty-year-old book, with illustrations by Clement Hurd, has pride of place in every American child's bedroom, and is joyously brought to the screen in this award-winning adaptation. 4 min.
The Marzipan Pig
1990. USA. Narrated by Tim Curry. Based on Russell Hoban's deeply touching fable of unrequited love involving a marzipan pig, a bee, a taxi meter, a flower, a mouse, and a clock. 26 min.
The Amazing Bone
1985. USA. Dark adventures await Pearl, William Steig's sweet-natured piglet, when she discovers a magical talking bone that has fallen out of a witch's basket. 12 min.
Ira Sleeps Over
1992. USA. A delightful adaptation of Bernard Waber's story about a momentous sleepover, with songs by Tony Award–winning composer William Finn. 26 min.
The Story of the Dancing Frog
1989. USA. Based on the book by Quentin Blake. Narrated by Amanda Plummer. A sophisticated British widow becomes the stage manager to a debonair frog, who dazzles crowds the world over with his cakewalk, polka, and tap dance routines. 26 min.