An animated version of "The Count of Monte Cristo," the romantic 19th-century novel by Alexandre Dumas. The voices are by Elizabeth Crosby, Tim Elliot, Barbara Frawley, Ron Haddrick and Richard Meikle.
Robert Louis Stevenson's "Treasure Island" gets the animated-cartoon treatment. It's about young Jim Hawkins, the one-legged pirate Long John Silver and a fortune in buried treasure. Produced by Australia's Air Programs International. Voices: Ron Haddrick, John Kingley, Bruce Montague, Colin Tiley.
"The Prince and the Pauper," an animated version of Mark Twain's classic tale of mistaken identity. Set in 16th-century England, the plot revolves around a beggar boy and his double, the Prince of Wales.
A cartoon version of "A Christmas Carol," Charles Dickens' classic tale about greedy curmudgeon Ebenezer Scrooge's encounter with the Spirits of Christmas. Producing the miraculous transformation are some of literature's most treasured characters: Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim and the ghost of Jacob Marley.
"Daniel Boone" reflects on his life, including his boyhood, meeting George Washington, starting a family, exploring Kentucky, fighting the British and living among the Indians. Voices by Richard Crenna, Bill Callaway, Janet Waldo, Mike Bell.
"Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea," an acclaimed animated version of Jules Verne's classic tale about a search for a sea monster that turns out to be the great crusading submarine Nautilus. Voices by Tim Eliott, Ron Haddrick, Don Pascoe.
"Five Weeks in a Balloon," an animated version of Jules Verne's 19th-century tale about three adventurers who fly by balloon from Egypt to the southern tip of Africa to obtain a diamond intended for Queen Victoria.
An animated version of Sir Walter Scott's 1820 historical romance "Ivanhoe." Set in feudal times, it centers on Cedric the Saxon's disinherited son, who returns to England from banishment to try to win the woman he loves.