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102 Ratings

Gulliver's Travels

Directed by Dave Fleischer
United States, 1939
Animation, Fantasy, Adventure


Gulliver washes ashore on Lilliput and attempts to prevent war between that tiny kingdom and its equally minuscule rival, Blefuscu, as well as smooth the way for the romance between the Princess and Prince of the opposing lands.

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Gulliver's Travels Directed by Dave Fleischer

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1940 | 2 nominations including: Best Music, Original Song

Critics reviews

It’s hard to pinpoint exactly why it failed to achieve [a status similar to Disney’s Snow White and Pinocchio], though the watered-down style may have had something to do with it. That’s not to say it’s bad, per se, just that it’s markedly different from the animated shorts for which the Fleischers were best known. Regardless, it’s worthy of examination as an artifact of neglected film history, and the 35mm IB Technicolor print will be a real treat.
July 10, 2015
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