Jim Henson's The Storyteller


This anthology series features both human actors and creations from Jim Henson's Creature Shop™ in this retelling of classic folk tales, fables, and legends. The series stars John Hurt in the title role. Aided by his cynical dog, The Storyteller narrates fascinating tales that combine humor, intrigue, and magic. Academy Award-winning writer/director Anthony Minghella wrote the screenplays for all of the marvelous stories. These timeless tales feature such stars as Miranda Richardson, Sean Bean, Brena Blethyn, Gabrielle Anwar, Jennifer Saunders, Jane Horrocks and Jonathan Pryce.
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Apr 14, 1989

Season 1
Episode 9

A young prince is tricked into helping a heartless giants escape fromo the king’s dungeon. The evil giant unleashes teror across the land and those who go off to fight him never return. The young prince becomes the servant of the giant and tries to find where the giant’s heart is hidden. But even if he were able to get the heart, can all be made right once more?
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English [Stereo]
English [CC]
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