The DVD cover by Joseph Smith
|Directed by||Olle Hellbom|
|Produced by|| Ernst Liesenhoff |
|Written by||Astrid Lindgren (novel)|
|Starring|| Inger Nilsson |
|Music by||Konrad Elfers|
|Edited by||Jan Perrson|
KB Nord Art
|Distributed by||G.G. Communications|
Warner Bros. Television Distribution (United States)
|May 9, 1969 (West Germany)|
December 25, 1973 (USA)
|Country|| Sweden |
Pippi Longstocking (original Swedish title: Pippi Långstrump) is a 1969 Swedish movie, based on the eponymous children's books by Astrid Lindgren with the cast of the 1969 TV series Pippi Longstocking .The film consisted of re-edited footage from the TV series. It was released in the US in 1973.
A mysterious young girl, Pippi Longstocking, moves into the abandoned Villa Villekulla. The redheaded Pippi, living alone but for a monkey called Mr. Nilsson and her horse Little Old Man, befriends two neighboring children, Tommy and Annika. Soon inseparable companions, the three youngsters embark upon a series of colorful escapades, which turn the small Swedish town upside down. Local busybody Miss Prysselius schemes to have Pippi put into a children's home, and sets the town's bumbling cops Kling and Klang on her with riotous results.
Archive footage of Pippi Longstocking was shown in season five episode five of Gilmore Girls during a movie night at the "Black, White, & Read Theater" when Luke, Lorelai, Rory and Dean watch it while on a double date. Luke was the only one who had never seen the film before, causing Lorelai to dub him a "Pippi virgin." She and Rory scoffed at his question "Isn't it some kind of kids' movie?" and responded it was a classic of surrealism with forced acting.
Pippi Longstocking is the fictional main character in an eponymous series of children's books by Swedish author Astrid Lindgren. Pippi was named by Lindgren's daughter Karin, who asked her mother for a get-well story when she was off school.
Gilmore Girls is an American comedy-drama television series, created by Amy Sherman-Palladino and starring Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel. The show debuted on October 5, 2000, on The WB and became a flagship series for the network. Gilmore Girls originally ran for seven seasons, the final season moving to The CW and ending its run on May 15, 2007.
Karin Inger Monica Nilsson is a Swedish actress and singer. She is a former child actress. She is primarily known for her portrayal of Pippi Longstocking in the Swedish-produced TV series of the same name during 1969 which was compiled, re-dubbed into German and later also in English and many other languages, and released as two feature films in 1969. In 1970, she reprised her role of Pippi in two subsequent feature films. She currently works as a secretary in Stockholm, occasionally taking small stage roles.
The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking is a 1988 adventure-children's film written and directed by Ken Annakin, based on the Pippi Longstocking book series by Astrid Lindgren. It is a Swedish-American joint venture produced by Columbia Pictures, Longstocking Productions, and Svensk Filmindustri. While the title suggests a continuation of previous entries, it is in fact a remake of the original story.
Kaka Ferskur or The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking is a 1988 film written and directed by Todd Hughes. Kaka Ferskur satirizes coming of age from a "Pippi Longstockings" view. The movie shows the characters either as young adults or real adults who won't grow up. In this film, men often play female roles, with squeaky voices dubbed over the men's voices. Pippi Longstocking is played by comic Walter Barnett.
Pippi Longstocking is a Canadian-German-Swedish animated television series produced by AB Svensk Filmindustri, TaurusFilm, TFC Trickompany Filmproduktion, and Nelvana based on the book series drawn and written by Swedish author Astrid Lindgren. This was the first time that the popular character had been animated.
Pippi Longstocking is a 1997 animated musical adventure comedy film co-directed by Michael Schaack and Clive A. Smith, and written by Catharina Stackelberg, based on the eponymous children's books by Astrid Lindgren. A joint Swedish-German-Canadian venture produced by Svensk Filmindustri, IdunaFilm and TFC Trickompany, the film features the voices of Melissa Altro, Catherine O'Hara, Gordon Pinsent, Dave Thomas, Wayne Robson and Carole Pope.
Pippi Longstocking is a Swedish TV series based on Astrid Lindgren's Pippi Longstocking children's books. The show ran for thirteen episodes, the first episode being broadcast 8 February 1969 on Sveriges Television.
Pippi Longstocking is the titular fictional character in a series of children's books by Swedish author Astrid Lindgren.
Pippi Longstocking is a 1949 Swedish film directed by Per Gunvall and starring Viveca Serlachius as Pippi Longstocking. It is based on the famous children's novel of the same name by Astrid Lindgren.
Annika is a feminine given name. It is the Swedish pet form of Anna, similar to Anneke in the Netherlands. It is also common in Germany, Finland and Estonia, gaining popularity after 1969 from the character of that name in the Pippi Longstocking TV series and film.
Pippi Goes on Board is a 1969 Swedish movie, based on the eponymous children's books by Astrid Lindgren with the cast of the 1969 TV series Pippi Longstocking. The film consisted of re-edited footage from the TV series. It was released in the US in 1975.
Pippi in the South Seas is a 1970 Swedish movie, based on the eponymous children's books by Astrid Lindgren with the cast of the 1969 TV series Pippi Longstocking. It was released in the US in 1974.
Pippi on the Run is a 1970 Swedish movie, based on the eponymous children's books by Astrid Lindgren with the cast of the 1969 TV series Pippi Longstocking. It was released in the US in 1977.
Pippi Longstocking is a Swedish children's novel by writer Astrid Lindgren, published by Rabén & Sjögren with illustrations by Ingrid Vang Nyman in 1945. Translations have been published in more than 40 languages, commonly with new illustrations.
Villa Villekulla is a fictional house that is the home of Pippi Longstocking, a character in a series of books. She lives there with her horse and monkey, Mr. Nilsson. Outside stands a tree that grows Sockerdricka, a soft drink sold in Sweden.
Ingeborg Viola Öllegård Wellton-Hell was a Swedish actress. She was married to actor Erik Hell from 1960 until his death in 1973.
Pippi in the South Seas is a 1948 sequel to Astrid Lindgren's classic children's books, Pippi Longstocking and Pippi Goes on Board. It is set sometime after the events of the original book and centers around Pippi's further misadventures and experiences, and the main protagonist's theory that the reason for her father's mysterious disappearance that he was hailed as king of an island of natives is confirmed as true.
Pippi Longstocking is a 1961 US-American film, shown in Shirley Temple's Storybook, directed by Frank Bunetta and starring Gina Gillespie as Pippi Longstocking. It is based on the famous children's novel of the same name by Astrid Lindgren.
Astrid Lindgren’s plays are a number of theater plays written by Astrid Lindgren in the 1940s to 1970s. Part of the plays are based on her books, other stories were only written for theater. Since almost all of Astrid Lindgren's works have been staged for theater, this page only deals with the plays, whose scripts were written by Astrid Lindgren. Many of these works were published in the Swedish books Sex Pjäser för barn och ungdom (1950), Serverat, Ers Majestät! (1955) and Praeser för barn och ungdom. Other Samlingen (1968). Most of these works have not been translated into English. These include stories about well-known characters such as Kalle Blomquist or Pippi Longstocking, which were only written for the theater and were not published as prose.
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