The Blue Bird
- Original title
The Blue Bird
- Running time
- 95 min.
- United States
Hugh Whitemore, Alfred Hayes, Alexei Kapler (Story: Maurice Maeterlinck)
Co-production USA-USSR; 20th Century Fox / Lenfilm Studios
Kids. Fantasy. Adventure
- Synopsis / Plot
- The first official co-production between the United States and the Soviet Union, The Blue Bird was the third screen adaptation of the children's story by Maurice Maeterlinck about a pair of children, Tyltyl (Todd Lookinland) and Mytyl (Patsy Kensit), who leave home to search for the Blue Bird of Happiness. After spending some time wandering through a fantasy world and encountering The Night (Jane Fonda), The Cat (Cicely Tyson), Luxury (Ava Gardner), Father Time (Robert Morley), and The Oak (Harry Andrews), they meet The Queen of Light (Elizabeth Taylor) and discover that true happiness can be found right at home, with your family.
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