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Gulliver’s Travels (1939)

The Amazing Characters in Jonathan Swift’s Immortal Fantasy Come To Life !

A doctor washes ashore on an island inhabited by little people.

Gulliver's Travels
This is a poster for Gulliver’s Travels. The poster art copyright is believed to belong to the distributor of the film, Paramount Pictures, the publisher of the film or the graphic artist. Further details: Poster for Gulliver’s Travels (1939 film).

Gulliver’s Travels is a 1939 Americancel-animatedTechnicolorfeature film produced by Max Fleischer and directed by Dave Fleischer for Fleischer Studios. Released to cinemas in the United States on December 22, 1939 by Paramount Pictures, the story is a very loose adaptation of Jonathan Swift‘s 18th century novel of the same name, specifically the first part which tells the story of Lilliput and Blefuscu, and centers around an explorer who helps a small kingdom who declared war after an argument over a wedding song. The film was Fleischer Studios‘ first feature-length animated film, as well as the second animated feature film produced by an American studio after Walt Disney Productions‘ Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, as Paramount had commissioned the feature in response to the success of that film. The sequences for the film were directed by Seymour KneitelWillard BowskyTom PalmerGrim Natwick, William Henning, Roland Crandall, Thomas Johnson, Robert Leffingwell, Frank Kelling, Winfield Hoskins, and Orestes Calpini.

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