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It is a 60's or 70;s cartoon film, it starts live action and involves a boy who enters a cartoon world, I seem to recall a winding road, and has a Dr Suess kind of feel to it.....Pretty vague I know, but it's all i can remember, apart from it being shown on Cartoon network about 10 Ish years ago, any one help me??
posted by maxmix to Media & Arts (14 answers total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
 
Pete's Dragon?
posted by bingo at 3:12 PM on December 18, 2009


The Phantom Tollbooth, perhaps?
posted by jonp72 at 3:12 PM on December 18, 2009


jonp72 beat me to it!
posted by dolface at 3:13 PM on December 18, 2009


Phantom Tollbooth?
posted by jessamyn at 3:15 PM on December 18, 2009


Or even "The Phantom Tollbooth" on YouTube?
posted by MonkeyToes at 3:18 PM on December 18, 2009 [1 favorite]


If not The Phantom Tollbooth, perhaps you're thinking of The Point?
posted by Sidhedevil at 3:28 PM on December 18, 2009


Surely you must remember Tock, the watchdog?
posted by Chocolate Pickle at 4:28 PM on December 18, 2009


You probably mean that it goes to full cel animation but there's this if you just mean he enters a cartoony, Dr. Seuss world.
posted by bonobothegreat at 4:32 PM on December 18, 2009


Maybe The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T? Not a cartoon, but written by Dr. Seuss and the sets/props/scenery are definitely Dr. Seuss illustrations come to life.
posted by illenion at 4:36 PM on December 18, 2009


I was also gonna recommend 5000 Fingers of Dr. T.
posted by You Should See the Other Guy at 8:56 PM on December 18, 2009


If it had a Dr. Seuss feel to it, maybe it was a Dr. Seuss 'toon? His story called "I had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew" involves a young lad and one long winding road with underground caverns and high mountains, and lots of (sometimes disagreeable) fellow travellers.

One of his best books. If that exists as a cartoon it's MINE, I tell you, MINE. (I mean, please let me know where you saw it...)
posted by Hardcore Poser at 9:06 PM on December 18, 2009


Maybe it's Rock-A-Doodle? I only know about that film through this review, so I don't know if a road features prominently, but a child from the "real world" gets transported into a cartoon land which looks kinda sorta Seuss-ish.
posted by PontifexPrimus at 3:58 AM on December 19, 2009


It doesn't have a live action segment, but there's a winding road in the 70s Dr Seuss special Hoober-Bloob Highway...
posted by drezdn at 5:07 AM on December 19, 2009


The Secret Railroad?
posted by The Card Cheat at 7:33 AM on December 19, 2009


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