Here is just a brief list of some of the biggest names. Part 1 won easily from 8-9 P. Not a disney fan but that disney movie indeed is pretty cool. It is interesting to see some celebrities singing and dancing who do not usually do that type of role. The living foods whom Alice is introduced to at the banquet are absent too, perhaps because the writers needed more time for the sequence with the Jabberwocky. Just because we lose today's battle doesn't mean we've lost tommorow's war.
Unlike her co-stars in this schlock, who can rely on their ready-made personalities, Mrs. Having seen the whole thing on Youtube no idea how long it's going to stay up though , it is a shame because it does deserve to be better known. Not bad either but, eh. She sees that she has knocked all the pieces onto the floor and begins placing them back on the table, but realizes they are all alive, but can't hear her. She then goes to the house of The Duchess and her pepper loving, plate throwing cook. The trial deals with the , who is accused of having stolen The Queen's tarts.
Finally, Alice reaches the eighth square, where she becomes a Queen!. Lewis Carroll himself and the sisters are appealingly played too. There are films from my childhood that hold up well when I watch them as adults, but I try to be careful when there's a possibility they won't for example, when I watched the original Escape to Witch Mountain recently, I was surprised how bad the children's acting was, something I had somehow never noticed as a kid. The scenery is pretty radical, and imaginative. Alice talks to the owl who tells her to act brave which is the only way for the Jabberwocky to be gone proving that it's not real. Alice then hands out a tray of cake, but every times she cuts it in half, it turns itself into a whole cake again! The scene ends with a cute little piglet running from the set.
The costumes for the most part were embarrisingly cheesy and made most of the actors look silly. I can see Sid and Imogene doing their take on Alice on his show in the 50s and busting a gut. Donald O'Connor, Telly Savalas, and Ernest Borgnine all looked embarrassed wearing those ridiculous costumes. Poor Robert made a career out of playing morons, and his King of Heart is no exception. Alice's goal throughout all her adventures is to get back home and she repeatedly voices her homesickness, unlike in the books where she rarely thinks about going home and is a textbook character. The Jabberwocky scares Alice and she wishes it away, it disappears as she hides behind the chessboard, knocking it over.
Alice is to play a pawn, and finds herself now on the second square. These two characters keep appearing to teach Alice lessons and by the time Ann croons her lullaby, not only is Carol Channing out cold, but so is everyone without a remote control. Robert and Jayne emote through the trial and eventually Alice ends up home. And yeah, that Jabberwocky was scary as hell. The sets are lavishly and colorfully done.
It seems that Gregory left the acting scene in 1990 to pursue a degree in physics. I went to see it in 3D. Alice manages to find her way back to the mirror and into her home, where she gets to confront The Jabberwocky. They should've spent more money better costumes. For the longest time that was one of my favorite movies. And the Jabberwocky scared the crap out of me.
The Jabberwocky is extra cheesy as well. The romance is a little worse in the latter. No doubt Sheila Allen, who has supposedly been preparing tea since all of this began, is in a trailer somewhere eating. I recommend it if only to see the spectacle. Including, but not limited too, its gaudy production designs, hilariously ill-fitting costumes, proliferation of B-list celebrities, the washed-up former Broadway performers too old to achieve name recognition among the films demographic, and the largest blonde wig in cinematic history, that was worn by the 1985 version's star, 9-year-old Natalie Gregory. The reason Johnny Depp is in so many Burton movies is cos they have a great working relationship.
Tearfully, Alice waves them goodbye, as the movie ends. Having tried unsuccessfully the White Rabbit and Pat begin throwing berries at her which turn into little cakes. She does a spectacular job for being so young. The cast is ideal -- no one else could play the Caterpillar so well as Sammy Davis Jr. Some of Steve Allen's 'whimiscal tunes' were goofy and rather unnecessary. Not a bad crowd, mind you.
The title role was played by , who wore a blonde wig for this miniseries. She meets the Queen of Hearts, who finds Alice insubordinate and wants off with her head. The train comes to a screeching stop and the Conductor tells her to get off the train. The animated feature was my first exposure to Alice in Wonderland, and it lead to me later in life reading the associated books untouched by Disney. The beast starts frightening and terrorizing everyone in the castle. The characterisations for the Wonderland characters are on point too, especially Bernard Cribbons' mournful Mock Turtle, Joan Sanderson's battleaxe Queen of Hearts, John Barron's doleful Caterpillar and Michael Bentine's very funny March Hare. Irwin Allen always went with 'big names' for his projects.
Joe cartoon movie, you definitely should! The Jabberwocky appears again when Alice can't control her fears, and she flees. The five episodes are all book-ended by charming and beautifully filmed live action scenes, complete with evocative costuming. There is a lot of stop-motion and rear projection eg the scenes with Alice and the chessboard people used, and cheap monsters and props Irwin Allen was not known for spending money, as Jonathan Harris once put it so he put together what he could on an extremely limited budget. The cast is simply phenomenal. There's no proof that he did it, but again there is no proof that he didn't do it, nor is there proof that anybody else did it, which proves him guilty, according to the Queen. Of course, my copy was taped over Mom's attempts to comfort me just weren't enough, I guess! Along her way once more Alice has an interesting conversation with talking flowers. You, ddc300, on the other hand, are a total fool for bashing this movie! The Red Queen tells her that she must reach the eighth square to become a queen, and only when she becomes a queen may she go home.