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Dr Seuss Grinch Movie Characters

Following that, the sleigh starts to plummet from Mount Crumpit, and the Grinch makes an effort to rescue it. He is successful in this endeavor due to the intervention of Fred and his family. After retrieving the sleigh, the Grinch and Max travel to Whoville to restore the stolen things, where the repentant Grinch confesses his sins and apologizes to the Whos before retiring to his cave. Cindy, feeling sorry for the Grinch, eventually invites him and Max to her home to celebrate Christmas, which he attends uncomfortably. When he is seated for supper, he realizes that what he loathed was not Christmas, but being alone and his resentment over being ignored. The Grinch ultimately accepts the Whos' friendship and spends Christmas with them, toasting "To kindness and love, the things we most need."

Geisel assumed that when he saw Jones' sketches, the animator had stolen a page from his book and modeled the main character after himself. âThat does not resemble the Grinch; that resembles you!â Geisel allegedly told him. Jones concisely said in a 1994 TNT television special interview, âWell, it happens.â The 1966 television program 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' Photograph courtesy of Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.

To bring Dr. Seuss's popular children's book to life, animator Chuck Jones partnered with Theodor Geisel (a.k.a. Dr. Seuss). The Grinch (voiced by Boris Karloff) is a spiteful, green-haired hermit who lives in the mountains above the settlement of Whoville. The Whos adore Christmas, and the Grinch despises the Whos, so he plots to prevent it from happening. How the Grinch Stole Christmas is a delightful read on many levels. This all-time classic is now available on the same DVD as Horton Hears a Who! for a fantastic double bill.

Less successful are the relentless roller-coaster-isms that seem to be a need for so many animated want tobe blockbusters these days. The Grinch is unable to complete Seuss's sparse landscape of rugged, frozen valleys with Mount Crumpit looming above the lonely settlement of Whoville. Now, the camera soars over frozen lakes, up brilliant white slopes, and over cliffs and waterfalls, following birds skiing on ice and then flying over undulating landscapes. Cindy Lou sleds down snow-covered hills in Whoville using an inflatable ring. Everyone seems to be speeding, catapulting, sliding, or flying in some direction. It's as if the directors, uncertain that their perfectly simple story would hold our attention, want to dazzle us with effects work €” an approach that always seems unnecessary given that these are animated pictures in the first place. It strikes an unsettling note, but fortunately, it is a mild one. Mostly, The Grinch is a heartwarming chance to see the increasingly uncommon sight of a terrible person realizing his folly.

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