Children's: Pre-School

Here be an entertainment line-up especially assembled for the little folk (and not so little); from 'Dr Seuss' to 'Pingu', from 'Punch and Judy' to 'Thomas the Tank Engine'. Scrolling 'Animation or sub-headings 'Family Animation', ' JapAnime', 'Disney Animation' or the 'Cult Animation' featurette may also prove helpful. Right: Pingu.

The Nutcracker Prince (1991)

Director: Paul Schibli
Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Phyllis Diller, Peter O'Toole, Voices Of

The Nutcracker (the voice of Kiefer Sutherland) was a young prince who was turned to wood when the evil Mousequeen (the voice of Phyllis Diller) cast... Read more

The Phantom Tollbooth (1969)

Director: Abe Levitow, Chuck Jones, David Monaghan
Starring: Butch Patrick, Hans Conried, Mel Blanc

Feature-length animation from Chuck Jones. Milo drives into an animated fantasyland through the phantom tollbooth into the Kingdom of Wisdom. Rescued... Read more

The Puppetoon Movie (1987)

Starring: Works Of

From special-effects wizard George Pal comes this 'Fantasia' of puppet animation. Hosted by Gumby and Pokey, 'The Puppetoon Movie' features characters... Read more

The Smurfs and the Magic Flute (1976)


Follow the fabulous Smurfs and their adventurous quest for a magical flute in this full-length animated Smurf-a-thon. Seems that Peewit, a diminutive... Read more

The Snow Queen (1992)

Director: Marek Buchwald, Vladek Barbe

This spectacular production based on the fairytale by Hans Christian Anderson is one of the most beautiful exciting and touching tales of all time, us... Read more

The Snowman (1982)

Director: Diane Jackson
Starring: The Snowman

An Academy Award-nominee, this delightful animated tale, from the Ramond Briggs book, weaves a spell of magic enchantment as a young boy's snowman com... Read more

The Wiggles Movie (1998)

Director: Dean Covell
Starring: Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page

The Wiggles star along with characters Dorothy the Dinosaur, Henry the Octopus and Captain Feathersword in this children's feature-length film. Read more

The Wiggles: Sailing Around the World (2005)

Director: Paul Field
Starring: Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page

Ahoy there me hearties! He's nautical and nice! So let's join Captain Feathersword and his shipmates as they go Sailing Around The World! From London... Read more

The Wombles: Volume 1 (1997)


Welcome to the wonderful world of the Wombles - where there's never a dull moment! Ever-curious and fun-loving, these furry creatures have a special k... Read more

There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly (2002)

Starring: Cyndi Lauper, Mary Beth Hurt

...and More Stories That Sing. Three animated adaptations, these tune filled tales are jam-packed with lively music and toe-tapping fun, including the... Read more