animated movie Pete's Dragon © Disney
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Pete's Dragon

Pete, an orphan boy fleeing his abusive adopted family, arrives in a small fishing town in Maine with his dragon, Elliot. The dragon is the boy's best friend and protector, but between Elliot's power of invisibility and his at times mischievous personality, he tends to also get Pete into trouble the local townsfolk.

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I remember this coming out. I don't know how old I was, but I was very little, and I thought it was rubbish. But how about this: 'fleeing his abusive adopted...
Created by: Disney
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA
Featuring the voices of:
Charlie Callas ... Elliot the dragon
Featuring live-action actors:
Sean Marshall ... Pete
Helen Reddy ... Nora
Mickey Rooney ... Lampie
Jim Dale ... Dr. Terminus
Red Buttons ... Hoagy
Shelley Winters ... Lena Gogan
Charles Tyner ... Merle Gogan
Gary Morgan ... Grover Gogan
Jeff Conaway ... Willie Gogan
Cal Bartlett ... Paul
Walter Barnes ... Captain
Jane Kean ... Miss Taylor
Jim Backus ... The Mayor
Directed by: Don Chaffey
Produced by: Ron Miller and Jerome Courtland
Musical Score by: Irwin Kostal
Writing Credits: Malcolm Marmorstein

This film received attention for its music with Academy Award nominations for its Score and for the song, "Candle on the Water".

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