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The Little Prince

The Little Prince (1974)
November 15, 2015 - 11:00 am

Print courtesy of the Harvard Film Archive.

The Little Prince  (1974)

After his plane crashes in the desert, a pilot encounters a little boy whose wondrous tales of an interplanetary journey and the characters met along the way weave a gently wistful fairy tale of love and learning.  A moving, musical adaptation of the beloved children’s novella, with memorable turns by Bob Fosse as the Snake and Gene Wilder as the Fox.

35mm, color, 88 min.  Stanley Donen Enterprises, Ltd.  Director: Stanley Donen.  Screenwriter: Alan Jay Lemer.  Based on the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.  Cinematographer: Christopher Challis.  Production design: John Barry.  Editor: Peter Boita, John Guthridge.  Composer: Frederick Lowe.  With: Richard Kiley, Steven Warner, Bob Fosse, Gene Wilder, Joss Ackland.

Note:  recommended for ages 9+

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