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Gulliver's Travels

Discussion in 'Fleischer / Famous Studios' started by Dave Koch, Nov 4, 2013.

  1. Dave Koch

    Dave Koch Cartoon Admin

    Oct 27, 2013
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    The budget for Gulliver's Travels, the long-vaunted 3-D animated IMAX version by Mainframe Entertainment of Vancouver, has risen to $35 million.

    That's American dollars, not Canadian "pesos."

    This film was allegedly intended for release back in 2000 (see http://www.areteis.com/...efilms_gullivers.htm for a background image). Then it was scheduled to be released to IMAX Theatres by summer 2001! Other than the obvious effects of 9/11, wonder why the long delay?

    With this kind of money being tossed around, I hope it approaches the entertainment value of the 1939 Fleischer Studios version, which I just ran into on public-domain VHS.
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    peterhale Moderator Staff Member I SUPPORT BCDB!

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    Ah, yes! Whatever became of Mainframe's "Gulliver"? Whatever became of Mainframe Entertainment? (OK - I know it became Rainmaker Animation...)

    But this is not the forum for those questions. (If you have answers, by all means start a new thread in the main section of the Other/Multiple Studios Forum!)

    I seem to recall that the Fleischers' "Gulliver" was originally going to be a Popeye featurette, but their distributor, Paramount, pushed them into going the whole way to make a feature to rival (but of course emulate) Disney's "Snow White".

    It fell a lot short of SW, but I actually quite enjoy it when I see it, although I prefer their second feature, "Hoppity Goes to Town".

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