WorldCat Identities

Platypus Productions

Overview
Works: 95 works in 189 publications in 1 language and 12,933 library holdings
Genres: Children's films  Juvenile works  Drama  Animated films  Film adaptations  Children's television programs  Fantasy films  Fairy tales  Educational films  Fiction 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Platypus Productions
The legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legend of the new schoolmaster, Ichabod Crane, the local bully, Brom Bones, and the ghost, the Headless Horseman
Johnny Appleseed by Johnny Appleseed( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Appleseed, the American legend, who traveled the frontier wearing a burlap sack, sporting a pot for a hat, and carrying a pouch full of apple seeds
Faerie tale theatre( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This award-winning series brings to life 26 of the most magical classic fairy tales of all time, now digitally remastered
Annie Oakley by George Stevens( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jamie Lee Curtis stars as the famous Little Miss Sure Shot, Annie Oakley, in this chaming portrayal of the legendary shooting markswoman
Tall tales & legends( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big as a mountain, with arms as big as oak trees, John Henry must prove he can do his job better than a machine
Shelley Duvall's Tall tales & legends( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Along the wild frontier, Davy Crockett earns a reputation for bravery and courage. His belief in standing up for the right cause leads him to Washington and the Alamo, showing us that actions speak louder than words
Darlin' Clementine( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a possible explanation of who Darlin' Clementine was, and why she was so important to the people in a California gold rush mining camp
Shelley Duvall's Tall tales & legends( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A down-on-his luck baseball player follows his dreams to become the biggest star in the game. But even when striking out, the mighty Casey remains a hero for his legendary sportsmanship and good-natured play. This expansion of the famous poem by Ernest Lawrence Thayer provides possible humorous origins of many baseball traditions
Crashcourse : what to know before and after a collision( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how to avoid the most common causes of collisions; provides information you must know at the scene of a collision; and advises how to deal with the consequences of a collision. 11 538 DVD format
Identity theft by FBI Training Network( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents information on how identity theft occurs, ways to minimize the risk of becoming a victim, and what victims should do
Shelley Duvall's Tall tales & legends( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raised by coyotes, Pecos Bill becomes the cowboy that puts the 'wild' in the Wild West. His daring adventure to save the state of Texas from drought proves that acts of selflessness and bravery are never forgotten
The little mermaid by H. C Andersen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mermaid risks everything for true love
Shelley Duvall's Faerie tale theatre by Matthew Broderick( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cinderella: Cinderella is a slave to her wicked stepmother and her selfish stepsisters, until her Fairy Godmother arrives and turns her into a radiant princess ; The little mermaid: When a young mermaid falls in love with a human being, she makes a deal with the Sea Witch and sacrifices everything to be with him ; The dancing princesses: After the king discovers that his daughters' dancing shoes are worn out every night, he offers to let anyone who can solve the mystery choose any of the princesses to have as his bride ; The princess and the pea: A bored prince decides that the best way to cheer himself up is to get married, so he goes through his mother's list of eligible princesses
The Tale of the frog prince( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin Williams is a Prince who has been turned into a frog. He needs a Princess to kiss him. Teri Garr is a naughty, selfish princess not prone to keeping promises. This is a charming, humorous, retelling of a classic fairy tale
Cinderella by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mistreated kitchen maid with the help of her fairy godmother attends the palace ball on the condition that she leave before midnight
Shelley Duvall's Faerie tale theatre( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a witch's curse turns a young prince into a repulsive frog, only the kiss from a beautiful but selfish princess can restore him back to his handsome human form; One night, Geppeto wishes for a son. The Blue Fairy appears and turns his puppet, Pinocchio, into a living marionette; After leaving home, three distinctly different brothers learn an important lesson when a big, bad wolf tries to blow each of their houses down; When the King declares a Royal Laugh-Off to bring a smile to the face of his solemn daugher, Waldo answers the call and captures her heart
Ponce de Leon and the search for the Fountain of Youth( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The search for youth has never been so much fun as Ponce teams up with Lucy, the Lady Pirate, in the ultimate adventure
Hiring a home contractor( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A program that will teach viewers what they need to know when hiring a home contractor
Shelley Duvall's Faerie tale theatre( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Emperor's new clothes: con-artists who fool a vain and ruthless Emperor into believing that they can create the most exquisite of clothes that are invisible to those who are foolish or unworthy ; The nightingale: The Emperor of Cathay lives in a porcelain palace with his courtiers and riches, but completely cut off from any real people. When he hears about a magical bird called the nightingale and it's exquisite song, he demands an audience with it ; The Snow Queen: Gerda and Kay enter the frozen land of the Snow Queen to learn some much-needed lessons about love and friendship ; Thumbelina: A lonely char-woman is given a magical barley seed, which sprouts into a lovely flower. When the flower opens, out pops
The Princess and the pea by Janet Stevens( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the princess who passed the "Princessness Test" devised by the Prince's mother, from Andersen's collection
 
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Alternative Names
Platypus (Firm)

Languages
English (51)

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Annie OakleyTall tales & legendsDarlin' ClementineShelley Duvall's Tall tales & legendsShelley Duvall's Tall tales & legendsShelley Duvall's Faerie tale theatrePonce de Leon and the search for the Fountain of Youth