The Little Prince (1974)

USA,
88m, 2430 metres
35mm film, Technicolor, 1.85:1
Dolby system, 4-track stereo, English

An American science fiction film directed by Stanley Donen.

Plot Summary

A pilot who crashes in the Desert meets the little prince, an alien from asteroid B-612.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Stanley Donen
© 1974 Stanley Donen Films Inc. and Paramount Pictures Corporation
Paramount Pictures presents a Stanley Donen film of Lerner and Loewe's [The Little Prince]. A Stanley Donen production
Produced by: Stanley Donen
Associate Producer: A. Joseph Tandet
Screenplay and Lyrics by: Alan Jay Lerner
Based on the book The Little Prince [Le Petit prince] by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Director of Photography: Christopher Challis
Editors: Peter Boita, John Guthridge
Music by: Frederick Loewe
Sound Mixers: Jim Willis, John Richards, Bill Rowe
Costume Designers: Shirley Russell, Tim Goodchild
Make Up: Ernest Gasser
Hairdressers: Eileen Warwick, Ronnie Cogan
Special Effects: John Richardson
Photographic Effects: Thomas Howard
Animation Sequences: T.V.C. London
Production Designer: John Barry
Made at EMI-MGM Elstree Studios, Herts, England

Cast
Richard Kiley as the pilot
Steven Warner as the little prince
Bob Fosse as the snake
Gene Wilder as the fox
Joss Ackland as the king
Clive Revill as the businessman
Victor Spinetti as the historian
Graham Crowden as the general
Donna McKechnie as the rose

Alternative Titles

A Kis herceg – Hungary
Der Kleine Prinz – West Germany
Küçük prens – Turkey
Den Lille prins – Denmark
Den Lille prinsen – Sweden
O Mikros prigipas – Greece
El pequeño príncipe – Spain
O Pequeno Príncipe – Brazil, Portugal
Le Petit prince – France
Pikku prinssi – Finland
El Principito – Argentina, Mexico, Peru

See also
The Adventures of the Little Prince (1982)
Great Performances: The Little Prince (2004)
A Kis herceg (2005)
Der Kleine Prinz (1990)
Le Petit prince (1965)
Le Petit prince (1990)
Le Petit prince (1990)

References

Periodicals

  • Cinefantastique vol.4 no.2 (Summer 1975) p.30 – review
  • CinemaTV Today no.9993 (12 August 1972) p.10 – note (‘Prince' Richard)
  • CinemaTV Today no.10014 (13 January 1973) p.15 – credits (Music recording in January)
  • CinemaTV Today no.10016 (27 January 1973) p.21 – credits (Films due to start shooting in February)
  • CinemaTV Today no.10017 (3 February 1973) p.12 – credits (In production)
  • CinemaTV Today no.10018 (10 February 1973) p.8 – credits (In production)
  • CinemaTV Today no.10019 (17 February 1973) p.6 – credits (In production)
  • CinemaTV Today no.10020 (24 February 1973) p.10 – credits (In production)
  • CinemaTV Today no.10021 (3 March 1973) p.32 – credits (In production)
  • CinemaTV Today no.10022 (10 March 1973) p.10 – credits (In production)
  • CinemaTV Today no.10023 (17 March 1973) p.10 – credits (In production)
  • CinemaTV Today no.10024 (24 March 1973) p.22 – credits (In production)
  • CinemaTV Today no.10025 (31 March 1973) p.12 – credits (In production)
  • CinemaTV Today no.10026 (7 April 1973) p.12 – credits (In production)
  • CinemaTV Today no.10027 (14 April 1973) p.12 – credits (In production)
  • CinemaTV Today no.10028 (21 April 1973) p.8; 9 – credits (In production); credits (Recording in April)
  • CinemaTV Today no.10029 (28 April 1973) p.10 – credits (In production)
  • CinemaTV Today no.10030 (5 May 1973) p.6 – credits (In production)
  • CinemaTV Today no.10032 (19 May 1973) p.12 – credits (In production)
  • CinemaTV Today no.10143 19 (July 1975) p.16 – review
  • Films and Filming vol.21 no.11 (August 1975) pp.35-37 – illustrated preview
  • Films and Filming vol.21 no.12 (September 1975) pp.34-36 – review
  • Films Illustrated vol.4 no.48 (August 1975) pp.445-446 – review
  • The Hollywood Reporter vol.225 no.2 (9 February 1973) p.11 – credits
  • The Hollywood Reporter vol.233 no.41 (6 November 1974) pp.3, 11 – review
  • The Listener vol.93 no.2416 24 (July 1975) p.120 – review
  • Monthly Film Bulletin vol.42 no.499 (August 1975) p.177 – review
  • Variety 6 November 1974 p.22 – review

Books

  • Film Review 1976-1977 by F. Maurice Speed p.173
  • Horror and Science Fiction Films II by Donald C. Willis p.229
  • by Walt Lee p.261 – credits
  • The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Fantasy by David Pringle (general ed.) p.70 – credits, review