The Water Babies

(1978)

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| Film | Poland | Colour | Adventure, Animation, Family | 1h 32min |
| Stars: James Mason, Bernard Cribbins, Billie Whitelaw | Directors: Lionel Jeffries, Miroslaw Kijowicz

An 1850 chimney sweep evades his pursuers by jumping into a pool, where he becomes involved in a underwater adventure

Cast

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British actor James Mason wears a black dinner jacket and bow tie
Mr Grimes / Voice of Killer Shark
Bernard Cribbins
Mr Masterman / Voice of Eel
Billie Whitelaw
Mrs Doasyouwouldbedoneby / Old Crone / Mrs Tripp / Woman in Black / Water Babies ‘Gate Keeper’
A new picture of the talented and lovely British actress Joan Greenwood under contract to the J. Arthur Rank Organisation.
Lady Harriet
David Tomlinson
Sir John / Voice of Polar Bear
Tommy Pender
Tom
Samantha Gates
Elly / Voice of Ariadne the Water Baby
Paul Luty
Sladd / Voice of Claude the Swordfish
Jon Pertwee
Salmon / Jock the Lobster / Kraken
Lance Percival
Terence the Sea Horse
David Jason
Cyril the Walrus
Ignacy Machowski
Grimes
Tadeusz Plucinski
Foreman
Jerzy Tkaczyk
Sir John
Mira Morawska-Nalecz
Lady Harriet
Barbara Paleczny
Mrs Tipp
Juliusz Berger
Sladd
Filip Gebski
Tom
Dorota Lanton
Ellie
Ryszard Dembinski
Jock
Jacek Czyz
Claude
Wojciech Szymanski
Teofil
Tadeusz Wludarski
Shark
Jaroslaw Domin
Eel Flap
Olive Gregg
Cass Allan
Liz Proud
Una Stubbs
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Main title from The Water Babies (1978) (8). Tommy Pender, Samantha Gates, Paul Luty
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Main title from The Water Babies (1978) (5). Joan Greenwood
Main title from The Water Babies (1978) (4). Billie Whitelaw
Main title from The Water Babies (1978) (3). Bernard Cribbins
Main title from The Water Babies (1978) (2). James Mason
Main title from The Water Babies (1978) (1). A story of a little chimney sweep in the year 1850
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The Water Babies DVD from Prism Leisure, 2003
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Production

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Screenshot from Please Turn Over (1959) (5) featuring Lionel Jeffries
Lionel Jeffries
Director / Writer (additional material by)
Miroslaw Kijowicz
Director
Peter Shaw
Producer
Denis Norden
Writer (additional animation dialogue)
Charles Kingsley
Writer (based upon the book by)
Michael Robson
Writer (screenplay by)

Companies

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Pethurst International Ltd.
Distribution company