The other night we watched The Littlest Angel as a family. This was an adorable little story about a Little Angel who ends up in Heaven a little too soon. He is homesick for the life he had before and wants to return to Earth to get a box of treasures that he had hidden in his home. The poor little guy is just so homesick that he keeps messing up in Angel academy and ends up on the wrong side of his teacher Angel Alvin.
The movie was cute and based on the beloved classic of the fifteenth best-selling children’s book of all time. The story is a very cute one and teaches a valuable lesson. Eva enjoyed it very much. We enjoyed it as a family movie and will watch it again for the holidays. I love sharing cute movies with good messages with Eva. She’s such a sensitive little soul and I want to show her movies that she can both enjoy and learn something from. I don’t want to give anything away about the story because I loved it and had never heard it before so the ending was touching.
I have some videos from the movie to share as well as a press release about the movie coming out on November 15 as well as some coloring pages.
Here is the Press Release.
THE CLASSIC CHILDREN’S STORY REIMAGINED!
THE LITTLEST ANGEL
Gets His Wings on DVD Tuesday, November 15th from Anchor Bay Entertainment
BEVERLY HILLS, CA – Some Angels soar the skies, and some fall a little short. Anchor Bay Entertainment presents the DVD release of the new animated feature film, The Littlest Angel, heading to retail on Tuesday, November 15th. A colorful adaptation of the fifteenth best-selling children’s book of all time, The Littlest Angel takes us on a rousing adventure with a young, and sometimes mischievous, Angel, who must return to earth and earn his wings, a task that doesn’t prove to be easy. Experience the love, laughter and magic of one of the most popular children’s stories of all time. From the classic book by Charles Tazewell, comes this lively CGI animated version filled with both humor and heart.
The Littlest Angel tells the story of a young boy who arrives in heaven before his time. Home-sick and lonely, he will travel back to earth, with his friendly pup Halo, to retrieve a most selfless and precious gift for The Baby Jesus. First released in book form in 1946, The Littlest Angel became popular for its ornate words and phrases paired with beautifully muted oil paintings. Tazewell’s book was adapted into a TV musical in 1969 starring Johnny Whitaker, and theatrical versions continue to be done by schools and church groups today. The author would follow-up with another childhood favorite, “The Littlest Snowman,” that would be read annually on the “Captain Kangaroo” show.
“This is a story that has made so many people happy over the years,” says Lance Thompson, one of the producers of the film. “We’ve added some new elements to this production, but this is still The Littlest Angel everyone remembers from their childhood, and one that parents will enjoy introducing to their kids. I think Tazewell would enjoy knowing his work lives on.”
It’s a modern twist on the timeless tale of an Angel that discovers the greatest gifts in life are faith, friendship and doing the right thing. This new version of The Littlest Angel features wonderful animation and great vocal talent, including Ron Perlman (“Beauty and The Beast,” Tangled), and is sure to become a holiday favorite, much like the book it’s based on. The Littlest Angel is a motion picture that will put a smile on everyone’s face, and what better gift is there than that.
For more information about The Littlest Angel go to www.thelittlestangelmovie.com
About Anchor Bay Entertainment
Anchor Bay Entertainment is the home entertainment division of Starz Media, LLC. It includes the Anchor Bay Films and Manga Entertainment brands. It distributes feature films, children’s entertainment, fitness, TV series, documentaries, anime and other filmed entertainment on DVD and Blu-ray™ formats. Headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA, Anchor Bay Entertainment has offices in Troy, MI, as well as Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia. Starz Media (www.starzmedia.com) is a controlled subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation attributed to the Liberty Starz tracking stock group.
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