Puss in Boots (1988 film)

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Puss in Boots
Puss in Boots FilmPoster.jpeg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byEugene Marner
Produced by
Written by
  • Charles Perrault (fairy tale "Le chat botté")
  • Carole Lucia Satrina (screenplay)
Starring
Music bySound:
Eli Yarkoni
Edited by
  • Eugene Marner
  • Carole Lucia Satrina
Production
company
Distributed byThe Cannon Group (1988) (USA) (theatrical)
Release date
  • June 1988 (1988-06)
(United States)
  • September 22, 1988 (1988-09-22)
(Australia)
Running time
96 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Puss in Boots, sometimes also listed as Cannon Movie Tales: Puss in Boots, is a 1988 musical version of the story of Puss in Boots, starring Christopher Walken as "Puss" and Jason Connery as the youngest son who is assisted by Puss. Carmela Marner stars as the Princess. The film was directed by Eugene Marner, the screenplay was by Carole Lucia Satrina. It is a part of a series of films known collectively as the Cannon Movie Tales.

Plot[edit]

In this film, Puss transforms from cat to man and when he puts his boots on, he transforms back again.

Cast[edit]

  • Christopher Walken as Puss
  • Jason Connery as Corin
  • Carmela Marner as Princess Vera
  • Yossi Graber as the King
  • Amnon Meskin as the Ogre
  • Elki Jacobs as Lady Clara
  • Michael Schneider as Walpole

Songs[edit]

  • "Prologue"

Music by Michael Abbott
Lyrics by Anne Pearson Crosswell
Performed by Peasant Cast

  • "A Happy Cat"

Music by Michael Abbott
Lyrics by Anne Pearson Crosswell
Performed by Christopher Walken and Nick Curtis

  • "I'll Watch Over You - Cat's Lullaby"

Music by Michael Abbott
Lyrics by Anne Pearson Crosswell
Performed by Christopher Walken

  • "Gift for the King"

Music by Michael Abbott
Lyrics by Anne Pearson Crosswell
Performed by The King's Court

  • "Love at First Sight"

Music by Michael Abbott
Lyrics by Anne Pearson Crosswell
Performed by Carmela Marner and Nick Curtis

  • "Genteel"

Music by Michael Abbott
Lyrics by Anne Pearson Crosswell
Performed by Christopher Walken, Nick Curtis, Carmela Marner and Elki Jacobs

  • "Love at First Sight (Reprise)"

Music by Michael Abbott
Lyrics by Anne Pearson Crosswell
Performed by Carmela Marner and Nick Curtis

  • "Stick Your Neck out Now and Then"

Music by Michael Abbott
Lyrics by Anne Pearson Crosswell
Performed by Christopher Walken, Carmela Marner and Nick Curtis

  • "A Happy Cat (Reprise)"

Music by Michael Abbott
Lyrics by Anne Pearson Crosswell
Performed by Christopher Walken, Carmela Marner, Elki Jacobs, Nick Curtis and Cast

See also[edit]

  • Le chat botté (1903 film)
  • Le chat botté (1908 film)
  • Puss in Boots (1922 film)
  • Puss in Boots (1934 film)
  • Puss in Boots (1936 film)
  • Der gestiefelte Kater (1955)
  • El gato con botas (1961)
  • Nagagutsu o Haita Neko (1969)
  • Puss in Boots (1982 TV film)

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