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The Water Babies

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The enchanting feature film for all the family, adapted from
Charles Kingsley 's classic story. starring
Unjustly accused of stealing, young orphan Tom and his pet mongrel Toby make off across the moors and leap into Dead Man's Pool. Drawn into an animated underwater world, they are befriended by a lobster, a lonely seahorse and a swashbuckling swordfish who help them find the mysterious Water Babies - holders of the secret of getting back Up There.
Screenplay by MICHAEL ROBSON Produced by PETER SHAW
Directed by LIONEL JEFFRIES
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Contributors

Unknown: Charles Kingsley
Unknown: Michael Robson
Produced By: Peter Shaw
Directed By: Lionel Jeffries
Grimes: James Mason
Mrs Doasyouwouldbedoneby: Billie Whitelaw
Masterman: Bernard Cribbins
Lady Harriet: Joan Greenwood
Sir John: David Tomlinson
Sladd: Paul Luty
Tom: Tommy Pender
Ellie: Samantha Gates

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