The Silver Chair

The Silver Chair

DVD - 2002
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Eustace is summoned back to the magical land of Narnia with his new friend Jill. Many years have passed since Eustace's last visit. King Caspian is old and frail. The mysterious disappearance years ago of his son, Prince Rilian, has remained unsolved. Aslan the lion charges the children to embark on a perilous journey through enchanted lands of giants and witches to find Rilian and bring him home.
Publisher: [Chicago] : Home Vision Entertainment, 2002
ISBN: 9780780026032
Branch Call Number: DVD JUVENILE Chr
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (168 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in


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Aug 26, 2019

Fun, low budget storytelling. The BBC did their best with what they had. Made in a different decade. By today's standards it's not especially good, but children should love it. Definitely has it's own charm.

Feb 07, 2019

Watch this movie only if you are desperate! Special effects are horrible considering the fact that Star Wars was made a decade before this series. Kids are cute, though.

Jun 29, 2018

DON'T WATCH! Acting terrible, ages wrong, cheap and annoying. Read the books for goodness sake. Don't watch these poor excuses for the Chronicles of Narnia.

Apr 28, 2018

Loved it as a kid love the BBC ~

Dec 13, 2017

Excellent story told in a format that children should love. This is a movie made from the BBC series from the 1980s that ran as 30 minute weekly shows. It uses acting rather than digital wizardry to tell the story. It leaves out the romance and shocking violence that are the norm in today's movies.

Jan 01, 2017

Rated 5/10. These were rather cheesy productions and nowhere as good as the original movies.

blue_wolf_2277 Jul 03, 2013

This book entails a series of adventures that these kids go through. It is an action book and I recommend it to any reader interested in mythical creatures.

Apr 19, 2013

I used to watch this when I was a kid, so when I saw the new one come out I kid of saw it as a carbon copy compared to this one. This isn't particularly amazing, but I always thought the queen was damn scary.

Jan 06, 2013

I own Disney's version but still prefer this one. It stays truer to the book and I feel the build up to the war is better. Yes Disney's is brighter and not animated but there is a big difference in what was available in the different decades. The war in the second one is way to long. BBC usually stays with the book.

Jun 02, 2010

This wasn't that bad of a movie. When watching it, you definitely have to understand that it is from 1988 (but was released on DVD in 2002). The acting was fine; however, the mythical Narnian creatures are either animated and completely unrealistic or they just look like people dressed in weird animal costumes. For the 80's though, this probably wasn't that bad.

But I would definitely say that the 2005 version of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is far superior and more vibrant!!!!!! In this movie the Narnian creatures look more realistic and I found that there were more powerful moments between the Pevensie siblings and between Aslan and everyone. The soundtrack was also great in the 2005 version.


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