WorldCat Identities

Platypus Productions

Overview
Works: 108 works in 190 publications in 1 language and 13,166 library holdings
Genres: Children's films  Juvenile works  Drama  Children's television programs  Fairy tales  Action and adventure films  Television programs  Educational films  Fantasy television programs  Television series 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1992.77.S54, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Platypus Productions
Johnny Appleseed( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 521 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 )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 501 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 467 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 466 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 436 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
The legend of Sleepy Hollow( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ichabod Crane, the superstitious new schoolmaster finds himself competing for the heart of Katrina and comes face-to-face with Sleepy Hollow's most famous resident, the Headless Horseman
Shelley Duvall's Tall tales & legends( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 404 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 403 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
Darlin' Clementine( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the California Gold Rush, a young woman's plans to marry are opposed by her father, who wants her to mary a rich man
Shelley Duvall's Tall tales & legends( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 384 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
Identity theft( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 365 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
The little mermaid( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 305 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 300 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
Cinderella by Shelley Duvall( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live-action presentation of the popular fairy tale
The Tale of the frog prince( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin Williams is the frog who needs a kiss from a princess to return to human form, and Teri Garr is the beautiful but royally selfish princess who'll do anything to get rid of him
Shelley Duvall's Faerie tale theatre( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 277 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
Hiring a home contractor( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A program that will teach viewers what they need to know when hiring a home contractor
Ponce de Leon and the search for the Fountain of Youth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 253 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
Shelley Duvall's Faerie tale theatre( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Talking bears, sleeping giants, handsome princes, evil fairies and more fill this 4-episode collection from the award-winning series. Some of the most treasured bedtime stories are brought to life with glorious productions and magnificent costumes that will leave you dreaming ... happily ever after."--Container
The Princess and the pea by Hans Christian Anderson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl feels a pea through many mattresses and proves she is a real princess
 
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Faerie tale theatre
Alternative Names
Platypus (Firm)

Languages
English (43)

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