Gulliver's Travels
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Impressed by the success of Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Paramount Pictures ordered the studio's resident animation producer Max Fleischer to come up with a feature-length cartoon of his own. Utilizing an expanded staff and new production facilities in Miami, Florida, Fleischer and his brother Dave Fleischer spent six months mulling over story properties before deciding upon Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels; 20 months later, the film was completed and ready for release. Only the first part of Swift's novel, taking place in the miniature lands of Lilliput and… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Dated animated adaptation, with some cartoon violence."
‑ Brian Costello, Common Sense Media
"It doesn't make for a masterpiece, but it can be compelling at points, especially for those interested in this era of animation."
‑ Rob Vaux, Sci-Fi Movie Page
"Cheesy but well-drawn"
‑ Jay Antani, Los Angeles Alternative
"Classic 1930s animated tale. Fine for kids."
‑ Elliot Panek, Common Sense Media
"Paramount's uneven attempt to challenge Disney in the feature-length animation department."
‑ Phil Hall, Film Threat
"A classic of early animation."
‑ Nell Minow, Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
"Very impressive, gorgeous, funny, inventive and hugely entertaining."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"...most notable for the signature Fleischer touches: comic violence; irritable, oval-eyed characters; a general preference for anarchy over order."
‑ Josh Larsen, LarsenOnFilm
"The first feature-length Fleischer cartoon still has its delights"
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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