Follow That Bird

Directed By: Ken Kwapis

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Product Overview

A meddling social worker sends poor big bird off to ocean view, illinois, for the comforts of family life with his own king, the dodos. But big bird is a disaster as a dodo and, lonely and homesick, he soon sets off on foot for sesame street. Can his old friends find him before he runs afowl of trouble en route?


Studio Warner
SKU 40163314
UPC 085391327929
UPC 14 00085391327929
Format DVD
Release Date 3/7/2006
Rating NR
Stop-Motion Animation
Television/TV Series
Editors Note
Note Big Bird leaves Sesame Street to live with an "adopted feathered family," but gets homesick and decides to return to his old pals.
New York Times "...Good company....[A] gentle tale of friendship..." 08/02/1985 p.C13
Variety "...Very smoothly directed with an eye to fresh humor....A breezy amiable comedy..." 07/31/1985
Ken Kwapis
Name John Candy (Voice)
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Name Waylon Jennings (Voice)
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Cast & Crew
Dave Thomas - Actor
Chevy Chase - Actor
Joe Flaherty - Actor
John Candy - Actor
Sally Kellerman - Actor
Sandra Bernhard - Actor
Waylon Jennings - Actor
Curtis Clark - Costume Designer
Ken Kwapis - Director
Joan Ganz Cooney - Executive Producer
Evan Landis - Film Editor
Lennie Niehaus - Musical Score
Van Dyke Parks - Musical Score
Tony Garnett - Producer
Stevan Pippin - Songs
Frank Oz - Voice Of
Jim Henson - Voice Of
Judy Freudberg - Writer
Tony Geiss - Writer
Technical Info
Original Release Date 1985
Catalog ID 13279
UPC 00085391327929
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 90 minutes
Color Color
Original Language English
Available Audio Tracks English
Aspect Ratio
DVD, No Longer Produced
Product Attributes
Video Format DVD
Family Circle Magazine A movie the whole family can enjoy.
Leonard Maltin's Movie & Video Guide Sweet, simple film... Cute songs throughout.
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