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Tom Thumb and Little Red Riding Hood

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Tom Thumb and Little Red Riding Hood

Tom Thumb and Little Red Riding Hood
Directed by Roberto Rodríguez
Produced by Manuel Rojeda
Written by Fernando Morales Ortiz
Adolfo Torres Portillo
Sergio Magana Esquival
Starring José Elías Moreno
Manuel Valdés
Ofelia Guilmáin
Music by Raul Lavista
Cinematography Rosalio Solano
Studio Películas Rodríguez
Estudios Churubusco
Distributed by K. Gordon Murray Productions (USA)
Release date(s)
Running time 85 minutes
Country Mexico
Language Spanish
English (dub)

Tom Thumb and Little Red Riding Hood (Spanish: Caperucita y Pulgarcito contra los monstruos) is a 1962 Mexican film directed by Roberto Rodríguez. It is a sequel to two other imported films, Little Red Riding Hood (1960) and Little Red Riding Hood and Friends (1961). The dubbed version of the film was theatrically released in United States by K. Gordon Murray in 1965. The film was also released on VHS by Something Weird Video in 2002. An uncut version of the film with English subtitles was released on DVD as Little Red Riding Hood and Tom Thumb vs. the Monsters.


The film follows the adventures of Little Red Riding Hood (Maria Gracia) and Tom Thumb (Cesaro Quezadas) and their friends, fighting against the wicked Witch Queen (Ofelia Guilmáin) and her band of monsters. The film starts at the meeting of the evil monsters in the castle in the Haunted Forest, heart of the Devil's dominion, during which the Vampire (Quintín Bulnes) accuses the Wolf (Manuel Valdés) and the Ogre (José Elías Moreno) of betraying the Queen Witch (La Reina Bruja, renamed Queen of Badness in the English dub), who orders them to be executed. Their friend Stinky the Skunk (Santanón) however escapes and informs Little Red Riding Hood and Tom Thumb, who promise to help. Meanwhile, the Queen and her sister the Old Witch cast a terrible curse, turning villagers into monkeys and mice for trying to defy her magic. The rest of the story details the heroes' quest to conquer evil.[1][2]


External links

  • Tom Thumb and Little Red Riding Hood (1962) - IMDb

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