1989 Official Selection, film index

The Land Before Time

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

In prehistoric times: the journey of five young dinosaurs and their quest to reach The Great Valley where they can grow up and survive. Along the way, they encounter laughter, excitement and life-threatening obstacles.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: The Land Before Time

    Directed by: Don BLUTH

    Country: USA

    Year of production: 1988

    Running time: 01 h 10 min

  • Technique


    Techniques used: drawing on cels

    Process: Colour

  • Credits

    Directed by: Don BLUTH

    Based on: Judy Freudberg et Tony Geiss

    Script: Stu Krieger

    Graphics: Don Bluth, Larry Leker, Dan Kuenster

    Sets: Don Moore

    Animation: John Pomeroy, Linda Miller, Ralph Zondag, Dan Kuenster, Lorna Pomeroy, Dick Zondag

    Camera: Jim Mann

    Music: James Horner

    Sound: Roy Simpson

    Editing: Dan Molina, John K. Carr

    Voice: Fred Gwynne, Helen Shaver, Gabriel Damon, Candice Houston