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Jack and the Beanstalk Overview:

Jack and the Beanstalk (1952) was a Comedy - Family Film directed by Jean Yarbrough and produced by Lou Costello and Alex Gottlieb.

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Jack and the Beanstalk (1988 TVM)

By John Grant on Dec 1, 2018 From Noirish

US / 20 minutes (plus about three minutes? ancillary material) / color / DIC, Alien Dir: Dan Riba Animation dir: Kazumi Fukushima Pr: Richard Raynis Scr: David Cohen, Roger S.H. Schulman Voice cast: Paul Fusco, Paulina Gillis (i.e., Tabitha St. Germain), Peggy Mahon, Thick Wilson, Dan Hennessey, Rob... Read full article


Warner Archive: Gene Kelly Dances in Television Extravaganza Jack and the Beanstalk (1967)

By KC on Oct 2, 2015 From Classic Movies

Eight-year-old Bobby Riha and Gene Kelly are a charming pair in the 1967 Hanna-Barbara television production of Jack and the Beanstalk, now available on DVD from Warner Archive. This animation and live action hybrid musical features high spirited dance numbers and pleasing, if not especially memora... Read full article


Silent Movie Time Capsule: In 1902, this was fantasy! Jack and the Beanstalk

By Fritzi Kramer on Dec 21, 2013 From Movies Silently

Edwin S. Porter may be remembered for The Great Train Robbery but he directed a wide variety of films during his career. This 1902 fairy tale is the familiar story of Jack and his giant beanstalk. Porter works with his frequent collaborator, George S. Fleming. Obviously owing much of its visual styl... Read full article


Jack and the Beanstalk (1902) (1)

By Pretty Clever Film Gal on Apr 21, 2012 From Pretty Clever Films

Edwin S. Porter’s Jack and the Beanstalk (1902). Edison Manufacturing CompanyEdwin S. PorterJack and the Beanstalk... Read full article


Jack and the Beanstalk (1902) (2)

By Pretty Clever Film Gal on Apr 21, 2012 From Pretty Clever Films

Edwin S. Porter’s Jack and the Beanstalk (1902). Edison Manufacturing CompanyEdwin S. PorterJack and the Beanstalk... Read full article


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Quotes from

Jack: [about the Princess] We gotta save her.
Mr. Dinkelpuss: You're right.
Jack: There's the castle. Let's go.
Mr. Dinkelpuss: Come on. What am I doing? Go ahead.


[last lines]
Jack Strong: [singing] I fear nothing when I do nothing wrong / And so I toddle on my way and sing a merry song.


[repeated line]
The Giant: Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum I smell the blood of an Englishman. Be he alive or be he dead, I'll grind his bones to make my bread.


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Facts about

William Farnum's last movie.
This is the first of only two color movies that Bud Abbott and Lou Costello made (the other being Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd). It begins in sepiatone and then changes to color.
The car Bud Abbott and Lou Costello are driving in the early black and white section of the movie is a Henry J, which was manufactured by the Kaiser-Frazer Motor Co. and named for founder Henry J. Kaiser.
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Also directed by Jean Yarbrough




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Also produced by Lou Costello




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Also released in 1952




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