"Lions and ogres and wizards abound in these enchanting magical favorites."01 January 200558 mins
Part of the Scholastic Video Collection, "Sylvester and the Magic Pebble... and More Magical Tales" brings 4 classic fantastical storybook-tales to life on the screen. 1- Sylvester and the Magic Pebble (By William Steig, Adapted from the Caldecott Honor Book, Narrated by John Lithgow) 2- Possum Magic (Written and Narrated by Mem Fox, Illustrated by Julie Vivas, with music by Yothu Yindi) 3- Princess Furball (By Charlotte Huck, Illustrated by Anita Lobel) 4- The Wizard (By Jack Kent)
During a space voyage, four scientists are altered by cosmic rays: Reed Richards gains the ability to stretch his body; Sue Storm can become invisible; Johnny Storm controls fire; and Ben Grimm is turned into a super-strong … thing.
Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
Eccentric 70-year-old widow purchases the Windmill Theatre in London as a post-widowhood hobby. After starting an innovative continuous variety review, which is copied by other theaters, they begin to lose money.
Elektra the warrior survives a near-death experience, becomes an assassin-for-hire, and tries to protect her two latest targets, a single father and his young daughter, from a group of supernatural assassins.