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The Blue Bird (1940)

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88 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

Mytyl and her brother Tyltyl, a woodchopper's children, are led by the Fairy Berylune on a magical trip through the past, present, and future to locate the Blue Bird of Happiness.
Director
Writers
Maurice Maeterlinck (by) (based upon the play by) | Ernest Pascal (screen play) | Walter Bullock (additional dialogue)
Cinematographer
Arthur C. Miller (as Arthur Miller)
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Updated Jan 15, 1940

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Jan 15, 1940 (United States)

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Spring Byington
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Nigel Bruce
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Gale Sondergaard
Tylette Tylette   See fewer
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Sybil Jason
Angela Berlingot Angela Berlingot   See fewer
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Jessie Ralph
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Laura Hope Crews
Mrs. Luxury Mrs. Luxury   See fewer
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Russell Hicks
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Cecilia Loftus
Granny Tyl Granny Tyl   See fewer
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Al Shean
Grandpa Tyl Grandpa Tyl   See fewer
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Leona Roberts
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Gene Reynolds
Studious Boy Studious Boy   See fewer
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Stanley Andrews
Wilhelm Wilhelm   See fewer
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Frank Dawson
Caller of Roll Caller of Roll   See fewer
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Sterling Holloway
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6.5 / 10 | 1,283 votes