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The BBC, in association with the Wonderworks program, produced films based on four of the seven books, but did not complete the series to due to a limited budget.
The Chronicles of Narnia is a BBC-produced television serial that was aired from 1988 to 1990, and based on four books of C. S. Lewis's The Chronicles of Narnia series. The series was originally aired with the The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe consisting of 6 episodes (1988), Prince Caspian with 2 episodes (1989), The Voyage of the Dawn Treader with 4 episodes (1989) and The Silver Chair with 6 episodes (1990). This television serial was produced by Paul Stone and teleplayed by Alan Seymour. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe was directed by Marilyn Fox, while Prince Caspian and The Voyage of the Dawn Treader were directed by Alex Kirby.

The four miniseries were later edited into three feature-length films (combining "Prince Caspian" and "The Voyage of the Dawn Treader") and released on DVD. The series won the BAFTA Award for "Best Video Lighting" in 1988.

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CastWarwick Davis, Michael Aldridge, Big Mick
Genre:  Adventure, Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Release Date:  1988-1990
MPAA Rating:  Unrated
Runtime:  505 minutes
Studio:  BBC, Image Entertainment
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Quick Tip by . November 06, 2009
Never saw it, but I give it points for inspiring "Lazy Sunday" SNL skit. Best one of all time.
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In 1988 the BBC produced the first of four films based on C.S. Lewis' The Chronicles of Narnia books.      Since their original airing the films have become family favorites but with Walt Disney Studios creating their own epic adaptations, will these low budget classics be outdone? I don't believe they will. Although this series lacks the big budget and special effects of Disney's filmed versions, these films retain the whimsy and innocence of the books. Yes, …
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