Babar: The Movie

Babar: The Movie
Babar The Movie.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byAlan Bunce
Produced byMichael Hirsh
Patrick Loubert
Clive A. Smith
Screenplay byPeter Sauder
J.D. Smith
John de Klein
Raymond Jafelice
Alan Bunce
Story byPeter Sauder
Michael Hirsh
Patrick Loubert
Based onBabar characters
by Jean and Laurent de Brunhoff
StarringGordon Pinsent
Elizabeth Hanna
Music byMilan Kymlicka
Edited byEvan Landis
Distributed by
Release date
  • 28 July 1989 (1989-07-28)
Running time
76 minutes
Box office$1.3 million[1]

Babar: The Movie is a 1989 Canadian-French traditionally animated adventure film based on the characters of Jean de Brunhoff's eponymous children's books.[2] It serves as the season finale to the first season of the TV series, as the second season started airing shortly after.

The film is produced by Canada's Nelvana Limited and France's Ellipse Programmé and distributed by Astral Films in Canada and New Line Cinema in the United States.

  1. ^ Babar: The Movie
  2. ^ Lenburg, Jeff (1999). The Encyclopedia of Animated Cartoons. Checkmark Books. ISBN 0-8160-3831-7. Retrieved 6 June 2020.