Koch Vision present "Hanna-Barbera Storybook Favorites (Black Beauty / Gulliver's Travels / The Last of the Mohicans)" (2007) (150 mins/Color) (Dolby Digital) --- This collection of storybook favorites from animation giant Hanna-Barbera Productions includes timeless adaptations of Anna Sewell's "BLACK BEAUTY", Jonathan Swift's "GULLIVER'S TRAVELS" and James Fenimore Cooper's "THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS" --- Three classic tales brought to life of storybook favorites includes animated adaptations that both parents and children will treasure.
Black Beauty (1978) (47 mins/Color) --- Chris Cuddington (animation director), Neil Balnaves (executive producer), Kimmer Ringwald (script), Anna Sewell (novel) ... Alan Young (narrator) --- released October 28, 1978 --- The life of a sweet-temprered colt takes unexpected turns when he leaves to English countryside to become a working horse --- An animated version of the magical story of love between a young girl and her horse.
Gulliver's Travels (1979) (47 mins/Color) --- Chris Cuddington (animation director), Doug Paterson (executive producer), Kimmer Ringwald (script), Jonathan Swift (story), Australian Screen Music (score) --- released in 1979 --- A shipwrecked Englishman washes ashore on a strange and distant land to find himself a giant among the tiny citizens of Lilliput --- Ross Martin is the voice behind this adaptation of Jonathan Swift's timeless tale of adventures in Lilliput.
The Last of the Mohicans (1975) (48 mins/Color) --- Chris Cuddington (animation director), Neil Balnaves (executive producer),James Fenimore Cooper (story), Draper Lewis (story adaption (as Lewis Draper) --- released November 27, 1975 --- Frontier scout Hawkeye and his Mohican friends embark on a mission to lead the daughters of a British fort commander to safety --- The voicework is top-quality, and the percussion-based score is haunting, mysterious, and moody ... The Native-American characters are admirable and strong, which is a refreshing change from most Hollywood depictions ... The action and intrigue is children-friendly, but serious and tense at the same time.
Great job by Koch Vision for releasing "Hanna-Barbera Storybook Favorites (Black Beauty / Gulliver's Travels / The Last of the Mohicans)", the digital transfere with a clean, clear and crisp print...looking forward to more high quality releases...order your copy now from Amazon or Koch Vision where there are plenty of copies available on DVD --- all my heroes have been cowboys!
Total Time: 150 mins on DVD ~ Koch Vision 6452 ~ (4/10/2007)