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The Trumpet Of The Swan Review


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Fans of E.B. White's classic children stories have been given treats like Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little, but this rough adaptation of The Trumpet of the Swan is not likely to please anyone out of training pants -- and even little kids will probably be entertained for only a few run-throughs.

A roughly animated fairy tale, The Trumpet of the Swan follows a happy trumpeter swan family's new kids, one of whom is mute and unable to trumpet. Alas, did is a huge jazz fan, having named his daughters Billy and Ella already, and with young Louie (get it?) unable to sing, well, that's heresy. (See also Mr. Holland's Opus for such sentiment.)

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