Balto

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by mrssebo@yahoo.com on 11/30/2007

The story about Balto and how he saved Nome, Alaska is a wonderful and moving part of history. Unfortunately this movie has changed the facts around and left out the humans who also helped. I suppose it's the adult in me coming out and I should just see it for what it was intended, that is, a movie for the very young. Read More

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The film follows the heroic journey of balto, half husky/half wolf. The town outcast, balto courageously battles the forces of nature and his own self-doubt in a race to save the children of nome. Balto combines spectacular action and adventure with the heartfelt emotion.

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Studio Universal
SKU 40163264
UPC 025192001420
UPC 14 00025192001420
Format DVD
Rating Rating
Keywords
Adventure
Animal Heroes
Children
Dogs
Family (General)
Heartwarming
Theatrical Release
True Story
Editors Note
Note Based on the true adventure of an Alaskan sled dog named Balto who trekked across the frozen tundra to deliver a serum to a remote village in 1925, BALTO is a heartwarming animated film that features the voices of Kevin Bacon and Bridget Fonda. Balto, who is half wolf and half dog and therefore an outcast among the other dogs, must endure the treacherous attacks of the evil Steele as he tries to lead the precious cargo of serum through the dangerous Alaskan winter to save the village of Nome from diphtheria as well as win the love of Jenna, a female dog with whom he has fallen in love.
Plot Summary
Summary This exciting animated adventure film tells the story of Balto, a brave canine who treks through the Alaskan wilderness during a blizzard to save the lives of sick children.| Steele, an overly proud dog who is admired by the other canines in Nome, delights in making fun of Balto, who is half dog and half wolf.| Meanwhile, Balto has fallen in love with Jenna, a beautiful Husky, and he attempts to win her over by proving his bravery. The perfect opportunity arises when he sets out to find a rescue team that disappeared while trying to deliver an antitoxin to the young victims of a diphtheria epidemic. Assisting Balto on his journey are his buddies -- the twin polar bears Muk and Luk, and a wisecracking goose named Boris.| Based on the true story of a dogsled team that delivered a cure to Alaskan diphtheria victims during the winter of 1925, "Balto" offers perfect entertainment for all ages.|
Reviews
Sight and Sound "...Young children will find BALTO enthralling..." 04/01/1996 p.37-8
Chicago Sun-Times "...This is a kids' movie, simply told, with lots of excitement and characters you can care about..." 12/22/1995 p.39
Directors
Simon Wells
Actors
Name Kevin Bacon
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Name Phil Collins
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Cast & Crew
Simon Wells - Director
Jan Richter-Friis - Director of Photography
Steven Spielberg - Executive Producer
Sim Evan-Jones - Film Editor
Nick Fletcher - Film Editor
James Horner - Musical Score
Steve Windwood - Performer
Steve Hickner - Producer
Hans Bacher - Production Designer
Cliff Ruby - Story By
Elana Lesser - Story By
Phil Collins - Voice Of
Kevin Bacon - Voice Of
Bob Hoskins - Voice Of
Bridget Fonda - Voice Of
Technical Info
Catalog ID 20014
UPC 00025192001420
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 78 minutes
Original Language English
Available Audio Tracks English [CC], English, French Dubbed, Spanish Dubbed
Aspect Ratio
4:3
Reviews
ReviewSource Leonard Maltin's Movie And Video Guide
Review ...Wholesome, lovingly told, and well animated, this offers humor, romance, villainy, warmth, and gives its young viewers something to think about.
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Reviewer Leonard Maltin
ReviewRating 8
Features
DVD, Dolby, Digital Audio, Dolby Digital (5.1), Dolby Surround Sound
Product Attributes
Video Format DVD
Quotes
Michael Medved, PBS/Sneak Previews One of the best family movies of the season. A thrilling adventure full of imagination and humor.

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