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FILM DETAILS
Certificate U
Cast
Rod Taylor
Cate Bauer
Betty Lou Gerson
Directors
Clyde Geronimi
Hamilton Luske
Wolfgang Reitherman
Screenwriters
Dodie Smith
Bill Peet
Running Time
79 minutes

101 Dalmatians
Charming, original animated telling of the classic pup-napping tale


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Plot
A young couple are overjoyed when their two dalmatians mate and produce 101 sprightly pups. Enter the evil Cruella De Vil, though - a harridan intent on turning them into a fur coat…


Verdict
Dog-lovers, in particular, will go ga-ga for this, but this remarkably fresh and funny period tale (set in England, fact fans) has all the ebullience and lovability of its titular characters.


Reviewed by Emma Cochrane

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