No release dates have been announced for The Frog Prince and Sleeping Beauty to be released in the U.S., unfortunately. If and when I ever learn of their release, I will post the information here.
Note about Cinderella:
Despite abundant confusion on the web, a Cinderella movie was never made for the Cannon Movie Tales although one was apparently in the planning stages at one time.
Cannon Movie Tales: Rumpelstiltskin (1987). David Irving, director. Amazon.com: Buy it onDVDorVHS.
Billy Barty .... Rumpelstiltskin
Joseph Bee .... Farmer
Ya'ackov Ben-Sira .... Guard (as Yaacov Ben-Sira)
Susan Berlin .... Clerk's Wife
Igor Borisov .... Cook
Julian Chagrin .... Blacksmith
Yehuda Efroni .... Count Flax
Johnathan Gurfinkel .... Clerk's Child
Jerry Hyman .... Advisor
Amy Irving .... Katie
Austin Irving .... Clerk's Child
Samini Koresh .... Midget Driver
Jack Messinger .... Alf
John Moulder-Brown .... Prince Henry
Yael Neeman .... Clerk's Child
Johnny Phillips .... Ralph
Priscilla Pointer .... Queen Grizelda
Clive Revill .... King Mezzer
From Sony Pictures: "Happily ever after has never been so golden! Amy Irving (Tuck Everlasting) stars as a miller's daughter who must learn magic from a troll to perform a miracle in this dazzling musical adaptation of the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tale. Billy Barty (Willow), the "dean of the screen's little people" (Los Angeles Times), co-stars as the mischievous troll whose name is the kingdom's best-kept secret! After Katie's (Irving) father boasts to the king that she can turn grain into gold, she finds herself thrown in a dungeon with orders to spin straw into gold…or else! A crafty troll (Barty) agrees to help her perform the seemingly impossible feat – and land the king's handsome son – but his assistance comes at a price. Unless she can figure out his unusual name, she must hand over her firstborn child!"
Cannon Movie Tales: Beauty and the Beast (1987). Eugene Marner, director. Amazon.com: Buy it onDVD.
John Savage .... Beast/Prince
Rebecca De Mornay .... Beauty
Yossi Graber .... Father
Michael Schneider .... Kuppel
From Sony Pictures: "The beautiful Rebecca De Mornay (The Three Musketeers) stars in this beloved live-action version of the classic fairy tale about finding true love in the unlikeliest of places the haven of a monster! Featuring delightful musical numbers, lavish scenery and spellbinding magic, Beauty and the Beast reminds us that if you see with your heart, anything's possible!
"Beauty (De Mornay) is the family caretaker. While her sisters fret about gentleman callers, her only concern is for their father's wellbeing. So when he loses the family fortune and angers a beast (John Savage) that lives in a magnificent castle, Beauty dutifully agrees to become the beast's prisoner. But what she doesn't know is that his surprising kindness might also capture her heart."
NOT YET ANNOUNCED FOR DVD RELEASE!
Cannon Movie Tales: Sleeping Beauty (1987). David Irving, director. Amazon.com: Buy it on VHS.
Morgan Fairchild .... The Queen
David Holliday .... The King
Tahnee Welch .... Rosebud
Nicholas Clay .... Prince
Sylvia Miles .... The Red Fairy
Kenny Baker .... Elf
Jane Wiedlin .... The White Fairy
The Red Fairy's curse will send Princess Rosebud to her death. The White Fairy softens the curse by turning the death into a hundred years sleep.
Cannon Movie Tales: The Emperor's New Clothes (1987). David Irving, director. Amazon.com: Buy it onDVDor VHS.
Sid Caesar .... The Emperor
Clive Revill .... Prime Minister
Robert Morse .... Henry Dispenser
From Sony Pictures: "Hans Christian Andersen's classic fairy tale gets a lavish makeover in this whimsical live-action comedy starring showbiz legend Sid Caesar (Grease), who plays the eccentric Emperor with his "trademark foreign language gibberish and nervous delivery" (Variety). Full of mischief, merriment and mayhem, this delightful twist on a beloved story weaves a hilarious family adventure you won't soon forget!
"The Emperor's blinding vanity makes him an easy mark for con artists, especially the two phony tailors hired to make him a dazzling outfit for his daughter Gilda's (Lysette Anthony) wedding. While the elder crook (Robert Morse) schemes to steal the royal jewels, his nephew (Jason Carter) is busy stealing Gilda's heart. In the midst of it all, it takes a child to reveal the truth that no one else can see!"
Cannon Movie Tales: Hansel and Gretel (1987). Len Talan, director. Amazon.com: Buy it onDVDor VHS.
David Warner .... Father
Hugh Pollard .... Hansel
Nicola Stapleton .... Gretel
Emily Richard .... Mother
Cloris Leachman .... The Witch
From Sony Pictures: "Cloris Leachman (Herbie Goes Bananas) stars as the evil, wart-plagued witch Griselda in this enchanting live-action version of the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tale about two siblings who wander into the forest against their parents' orders. Featuring singing, dancing and a larger-than-life house built entirely of cookies and candy, this delightful film is a sweet treat for the entire family!
"When Hansel (Hugh Pollard) and Gretel (Nicola Stapleton) get lost in the forbidden forest after their trail of bread crumbs disappears, they come upon an enticing gingerbread cottage. The problem is, it's inhabited by a witch! As Griselda plots to keep them there forever through hocus-pocus magic, the quick-witted siblings must figure out how to avoid becoming her next dessert!"
Cannon Movie Tales: Puss In Boots (1988). Eugene Marner, director. Amazon.com: Buy it onDVD.
Christopher Walken .... Puss
Jason Connery .... Corin
From Sony Pictures: "Before he was a swashbuckling sensation in Shrek 2, Puss in Boots was already one of the most popular storybook characters of all time, thanks to his sly schemes and fearless bravado. Screen legend Christopher Walken (Catch Me If You Can) steps into the wily feline's magical boots in this exciting live-action version of the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale, complete with singing, dancing and acrobatics!
"A dying mill owner divides his meager wealth among his sons, leaving only his beloved cat, Puss (Walken), to his youngest son Corin (Jason Connery). Initially disappointed with his four-legged bounty, Corin soon discovers that Puss is no average kitty. In fact, the cat's a brilliant strategist who concocts a daring plan to win both the king's favor and the princess' heart for his new master!"
Cannon Movie Tales: Snow White (1988). Michael Berz, director. Amazon.com: Buy it onDVD.
Diana Rigg .... Evil Queen
Billy Barty .... Iddy
Sarah Patterson .... Snow White
Nicola Stapleton .... Snow White as a child
From Sony Pictures: "Mirror, mirror, on the wall who's the fairest storybook heroine of them all? Snow White! Sarah Patterson (The Company of Wolves) stars as the fabled slumbering beauty while Emmy winner Diana Rigg ("The Avengers") serves up some "delicious comic villainy" (Variety) as the wicked stepmother who's consumed by vanity in this thrilling live-action adaptation of the classic Brothers Grimm tale.
"After her jealous stepmother (Rigg), the queen, tries to have her killed, Snow White (Patterson) runs away into the forest, where she finds refuge with seven kindly dwarves. But when the queen discovers she's still alive, she decides to destroy her rival herself using clever disguises. Finally, a poisonous apple does the trick or so she thinks until the handsome prince arrives to save Snow White!"
NOT YET ANNOUNCED FOR DVD RELEASE!
Cannon Movie Tales: The Frog Prince (1988). Jackson Hunsicker, director. Amazon.com: Buy it on VHS.
Aileen Quinn .... Princess Zora
Helen Hunt .... Princess Henrietta
John Paragon .... Ribbit/Prince Of Freedly
Clive Revill .... King William
Cannon Movie Tales: Red Riding Hood (1987). Adam Brooks, director. Amazon.com: Buy it on DVDorVHS.
Amelia Curtis .... Linet
Amelia Shankley .... Linet
Isabella Rossellini .... Lady Jean
Craig T. Nelson .... Godfrey/Percival
From Sony Pictures: "Rediscover the magic and romance of one of the best-loved fairy tales of all time! Charming, suspenseful and wonderfully moving, Red Riding Hood is filled with stirring songs, spectacular dance numbers and superb sets! Starring Craig T. Nelson, Isabella Rossellini and Amelia Shankley, this feature-length musical is a timeless and touching tale of courage for the whole family! In a magical forest alive with wonderment, a little girl finds that not all is as it seems. Living alone with her mother (Rossellini), Linet (Shankley) spends her days exploring the woods with nothing to fear. But when she embarks on a perilous journey to visit her grandmother and discovers both an enchanted wolf and an evil lord in her path, it'll take a magical red cloak and a friendly woodcutter to save the day!"
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