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The secret of NIMH / The secret of NIMH 2 : Timmy to the rescue / Aurora ; presents a Don Bluth Production ; directed by Don Bluth. The secret of NIMH 2 Timmy to the rescue / MGM Family Entertainment ; screenplay, Sam Graham, Chris Hubbell ; director, Dick Sebast.

Bluth, Don, (direction.). Sebast, Dick, (direction.). Baddeley, Hermione, 1908-1986 (Added Author). Carradine, John. (Added Author). DeLuise, Dom. (Added Author). Hartman, Elizabeth, 1941-1987 (Added Author). Jacobi, Derek. (Added Author). Malet, Arthur, 1927-2013 (Added Author). Shenar, Paul. (Added Author). Strauss, Peter, 1947- (Added Author). Ducote, Andrew. (Added Author). Idle, Eric. (Added Author). Korman, Harvey, 1927-2008 (Added Author). Macchio, Ralph, 1961- (Added Author). MacNicol, Peter, 1954- (Added Author). Macy, William H., 1950- (Added Author). Martin, Andrea, 1947- (Added Author). O'Brien, Robert C. Mrs. Frisby and the rats of NIMH. (Added Author). Aurora Productions. (Added Author). Don Bluth Productions. (Added Author). Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Animation Inc. (Added Author). MGM Home Entertainment Inc. (Added Author). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Waterloo-Grant Twp PL - Waterloo DVD SEC (Text) 30090000719885 Audio Visual Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (150 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Full screen version.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2014]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture, Secret of NIMH in 1982 ; Secret of NIMH 2, Timmy to the rescue, released direct-to-video in 1998.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Special feature: Promotional trailer.
Secret of NIMH was based on the novel "Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH" by Robert C. O'Brien.
"MGM Kids"--Discs.
Participant or Performer Note:
Voices: Hermione Baddeley, John Carradine, Dom DeLuise, Elizabeth Hartman, Derek Jacobi, Arthur Malet, Paul Shenar, Peter Strauss -- NIMH 2: Voices: Dom DeLuise, Andrew Ducote, Eric Idle, Harvey Korman, Ralph Macchio, Peter MacNicol, William H. Macy, Arthur Malet, Andrea Martin.
Summary, etc.:
Secret of NIMH (82 mins.): Faced with the need to move her family from a farmer's field while her Timothy is seriously ill, a widowed mouse seeks help from a group of rats whose unwilling participation in experiments at a place called NIMH has made them wise and long lived -- NIMH 2 (68 mins.): Timmy Brisby, the youngest son of Jonathan Brisby who once saved them from an evil place called NIMH, will go through hero training 101. But before he even has a chance to graduate, Timmy must put his new skills to the test, when his friend Jenny asks him to help her find her parents, who may have been kidnapped by the nefarious human scientists of the National Institute of Mental Health. Timmy is at once anxious to prove his courage and heads out to save the day.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: G.
System Details Note:
DVD, Dolby digital, Dolby Surround.
Language Note:
Secret of NIMH: In English with optional subtitles in French -- NIMH 2: In English, Spanish or French with optional subtitles in Spanish or French.
Subject: Mice > Juvenile films.
Rats > Juvenile films.
Laboratory animals > Juvenile films.
Heroes > Juvenile films.
Helping behavior > Juvenile films.
Conspiracies > Juvenile films.
Fantasy films > Juvenile films.
Animated films > Juvenile films.
Genre: Children's films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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