The Watching Hour: The Last Unicorn
USA, 1982, 92 Minute Running Time
Genre/Subjects: Animated, Fantasy
Archival 35mm presentation on Friday for the purists and a special HD Digital presentation on Saturday with extra scenes not featured in the original print! - Only one of the mythological creatures escapes the evil King Haggard's (voice by Christopher Lee) plan to eliminate all unicorns from the land in Rankin-Bass's (Frosty the Snowman, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer) sophisticated production of The Last Unicorn. In hopes of rescuing her exiled breed, the last unicorn (voice by Mia Farrow) teams up with the kindly, if bumbling wizard Schmendrick the Magician (voice by Alan Arkin), who accompanies her on the far-reaching and treacherous quest to save her kind. 35mm print courtesy of the American Genre Film Archive
DIRECTOR: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Principal Cast: Mia Farrow, Jeff Bridges, Alan Arkin, Christopher Lee