I taped this from the television when it was shown. Our two boys simply loved it! I thought the introduction of Sam (Brian Blessed) was great. Although usually a stickler for authenticity, I enjoyed this character.
I love Susan George. I saw her in Salisbury, window shopping. It is my life-long regret that I didn't speak to her. I just chickened out.
That was most interesting, Tony, about Susan walking out. Do you know the reasons behind that?
I didn't take to Tassie or her mother. I hated the start of the film. One of the delights of Enid's writing is that we are slowly introduced to the adventure. Here, we were thrown into it immediately.
I thought the four children were wonderful, Allie was gorgeous, Kiki was a tad annoying, but I didn't like Bill. He looked nothing like him.
"Brains are good, courage is excellent and resourcefulness is rare; but generosity crowns everything."