Gulliver's Travels (1977 film)

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Gulliver's Travels (1977 film)
Gulliver's Travels 1977.jpg
film poster
Directed by Peter R. Hunt
Produced by Derek Horne (producer)
Raymond Leblanc (producer)
Josef Shaftel (executive producer)
Written by Don Black (screenplay)
Jonathan Swift (novel)
Starring Richard Harris
Catherine Schell
Norman Shelley
Rod Taylor
Music by Michel Legrand
Cinematography Alan Hume
Edited by Ron Pope
Production
  company
Belvision
Distributed by Arrow Films
Release date(s)
  • 23 March 1978 (1978-03-23)
Running time 77 minutes approx
Country United Kingdom
Belgium
Language English

Gulliver's Travels is a 1977 film based on the novel of the same name by Jonathan Swift. It was made partly in live action and partly animated and starred Richard Harris in the title role.

The opening sequence in live action shows Gulliver announcing his intention to go to sea as a ship's surgeon, followed by scenes of a shipwreck. The remainder of the film has Harris on Lilliput and Blefuscu, with the tiny inhabitants created by animation.

At the very end of the film, having escaped by boat from Liliput, Gulliver encounters one of the giant inhabitants of Brobdingnag but there is nothing more about his adventures there or in the other lands mentioned in the novel.

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