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Pete's Dragon (High-Flying Edition) (1977)

2 Ratings: 3.5
Action & Adventure and Comedy movie directed by Don Chaffey

This story of a winsome orphan and his guardian dragon features an Academy Award-nominated score and song, Helen Reddy's "Candle on the Water." The combination of a live-action story with an animated figure was innovative in 1977, and the … see full wiki

Director: Don Chaffey
Genre: Action, Adventure
2 reviews about Pete's Dragon (High-Flying Edition) (1977)
review by . August 21, 2009
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When I was in college, a good friend of mine had me and several other friends watch his favorite movie of all time, PETE'S DRAGON. That was the first time I had ever seen the movie and I remember enjoying it and almost crying at the end. Released in 1977, PETE'S DRAGON is an overlooked gem in the Disney library. The movie is mostly a live-action musical film with only a little bit of animation included when Elliot the Dragon becomes visible.    The story opens with the young …
review by . August 17, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
As indicated previously in reviews of other films that are suitable for young children, notably the animated features produced by Disney, Pixar, and DreamWorks, I have ten grandchildren and welcome opportunities to watch films with them. They range in age from three to 18. I had not seen Pete's Dragon previously (it was first released in 1977) and only recently watched it for the first time in its re-released "High-Flying Edition." Set in New England early in the 20th century, the plot focuses on …
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