Alpha Video


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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 50 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1968
  • Label: Alpha Video
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33

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This heartwarming version of Spyri's famous children's classic retells the story of orphaned Heidi and her dramatic quest for love and family. Since the death of her parents Heidi has been living with her maiden aunt. Now circumstances force her to go to a Swiss mountain village to live with her old grandfather. Her first experience of happiness ends abruptly when she is whisked off to the home of a wealthy uncle to care for his crippled daughter. This film is a family favorite with excellent performances by Jean Simmons and Michael Redgrave and superb camera work and scenic design.

Product Description:

This is a made-for-television version of Johanna Spyri's timeless classic about a young orphan girl named Heidi living with her grandfather in the Swiss Alps. At first Heidi finds him to be a cold and distant man, but soon her heartwarming nature sheds light and a newfound happiness on her once lonely grandfather.

Plot Synopsis:

In this television adaptation of Johanna Spyri's much-loved children's novel, the newly orphaned Heidi first comes to live with her grandfather, she finds him cold and distant. But it isn't long before the sunny child manages to warm his heart and change his disposition.

Plot Keywords:

Christmas | Family Interaction | Kids Adventure | Tear Jerker | Theatrical Release

Production Notes:

  • Aired originally on the NBC Television Network November 1968.

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  • UPC: 089218317797
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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