Pete's Dragon

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Pete's Dragon ★★½ 1977 (G)

Elliot, an enormous, bumbling dragon with a penchant for clumsy heroics, becomes friends with poor orphan Pete. Combines brilliant animation with the talents of live actors for an interesting effect. 128m/C VHS, DVD . Helen Reddy, Shelley Winters, Mickey Rooney, Jim Dale, Red Buttons, Sean Marshall, Jim Backus, Jeff Conaway; D: Don Chaffey; W: Malcolm Marmorstein; C: Frank Phillips; M: Irwin Kostal; V: Charlie Callas.