Teddy the cuddly toy bear realizes only after jesting, ranting and threatening to hold his breath that the children have dumped him, just like a rag-doll in the neighbors' bin, to be replaced by electronic games. Doch der Weg ist abenteuerlich und voller gefahren, wie Teddy und Annie schon sehr bald erfahren müssen. Other reviews were more or less the same, in that they were all positive as mentioned before. The animation is also pretty bad. Rudolph sets out to find the Toy Taker and get all the toys back in time for Christmas by using the island of misfit toys as a trap to draw him out. Eventually the old dog inadvertently causes the basement to flood, and the toys have to escape again.
Overall I can only advise that you do not make the mistake that I made by watching this. Dear Lord but this is one cheap nasty little cartoon! The majority of the critics reviewed the story from a childrens' point of view which meant that all of the comments were positive. They often have differences of opinion and it is usually Annie that gets him out of a scrape. Dreyfuss does some rubbish Snowman narrator but Jamie Lee Curtis dons a horrible accent to do a hippo queen! Sometimes one or other of them succeeds, briefly, then something will happen to ensure they must leave and begin again. The godawful songs are part of the problem - they seem to happen after every few lines of dialogue all the way through. Subsequent episodes show that the toys have again been abandoned and are each week seen searching for a new home, having all sorts of adventures on the way. Toy Taker voice Rudolph travels to the island of misfit toys to help the elf dentist treat the lion toy.
The plot is a reasonable attempt to draw as many films out of Rudolph as possible and, on paper, is a reasonable sting operation but the delivery is awful and ruins anything that might have been called potential. Based on the children's book The Night After Christmas by James Stevenson, is the tale of Teddy and Annie, two toys left out for the garbage man after their owners receive new toys for Christmas. The camera moves very slowly, the characters cannot move very fast and none of them are lip-synched at all! They cannot understand why this has happened to them. Für den kleinen Teddy und die Spielzeugpuppe Annie ist Weihnachten alles andere als das Fest der Liebe. He even encourages a baby to spit his sprouts out at mealtimes. They meet an old stray dog, voiced by Sir who shelters them in the basement of a Hotel.
However, despite the poignancy of the stories, there is often a lot of humour. The last sequence shows them happy in a new home. So begins their journey to find another child to love them. They meet up again with the old dog who takes them to see an old man with a long white beard parallels with another such gentleman can be made. Numerous videos were released in or around 1995 and 1996 and a couple of 's followed in.
Teddy is rather gruff and ill-tempered, with a heavy cockney accent. It makes it impossible to bear - it really is awful stuff. Ignore the actors listed in the cast list - just because they managed to pay a few big names for a day and a half's voice work doesn't mean this film is any good. No matter how demanding your children get, don't use this film to placate them - making them sit facing the wall for an hour would be preferable. Before long, the refuse truck comes along and they narrowly escape being crushed. Other displaced toy titles include Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer with its Island of Misfit Toys and The Velveteen Rabbit, Margie Williams' classic tale of a beloved stuffed bunny who transforms into a real rabbit.
As they sail back they get caught in a storm and meet the Hippo Queen who offers to fix Rudolph's nose if he wants it done. Barely escaping the waste yard, the toys desperately search for new homes and owners, a journey along canine and human strays. They have been thrown out to make room for new, more exciting toys. The fancy voices do nothing at all to improve it. Teddy has an aversion to a certain green vegetable.
While he is away The Toy Taker raids Santa's toy warehouse and takes all the toys. They soon grow bored sitting there all day. . The forgotten Teddy bear and Raggedy Ann doll set out to find a new family to love them. Ihre ursprünglichen Besitzer haben sie nämlich zugunsten neuen Spielzeugs einfach aussortiert und in den Müll geworfen. Als die erste Traurigkeit verflogen ist, fassen sich die beiden ein Herz und machen sich auf die Suche nach einem neuen Kind, bei dem sie bleiben können.
A festive tale about two lost toys searching for a new home. He deposits them outside a school, whereupon they are scooped up by the noisy children as they run out of school. . . .
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