Alice Through the Looking Glass (1987 film)

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Alice Through the Looking Glass
Directed by Andrea Bresciani
Richard Slapczynski
Produced by Jameson Brewer
Written by Jameson Brewer
Based on Through the Looking-Glass 
by Lewis Carroll
Starring Janet Waldo
Mr. T
Jonathan Winters
Phyllis Diller
George Gobel
Alan Young
Clive Revill
Townsend Coleman
Music by Todd Hayen
Production
company
Distributed by Purple Cow Productions
Running time 73 minutes
Country Australia
Italy
Language English

Alice Through the Looking Glass is a 1987 Australian-Italian animated film nominally based on the novel Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll. It was directed by Andrea Bresciani and Richard Slapczynski from a screenplay by Jameson Brewer.The movie starts off with a bored Alice trapped in her house from a snow storm. The film's voice cast includes Janet Waldo as Alice, Mr. T. as the Jabberwock, Phyllis Diller as the White Queen, Jonathan Winters as Tweedledum and Tweedledee, and Alan Young as the White Knight. Much of the film consists of Alice and a jester named Tom Fool (Townsend Coleman) journeying through some of the incidents of the novel, while ultimately, the film is more about Alice finding an imaginary friend in Tom Fool than the novel's themes of logic, illogic, and reversal. The film also throws in Heffalumps, rock-throwing cavemen, Ed Sullivan, and The Marx Brothers (Hal Rayle). Humpty Dumpty (George Gobel) . There are also a man that is made entirely out of newspaper, a talking horse, and a talking goat. When Alice wakes up, her father plays a game of chess with her, that of which her dream journey was based on, walking from square to square of a large chessboard.