Pulgarcito (1958)

Genres - Children's/Family, Fantasy  |   Sub-Genres - Children's Fantasy  |   Run Time - 79 min.  |   Countries - Mexico  |  
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Tom Thumb (Cesareo Quezadas) convinces an ogre (Jose Elias Moreno) and his family to refrain from eating children and encourages them to bathe regularly in this children's fairy tale from 1958. Tom gets help from the ever-present fairy princess (Maria Elena Marques) whenever his troubles loom too large. The ogre is changed into a vegetarian gentlemen and his seven dingy daughters become ladies with the help of the fairy's magic wand. A new version poorly dubbed in English was released in 1967.

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bad-guy-turns-good, ogre, princess