The Trumpet Of The Swan

Genre:  Drama, Family
Running Time:  75 min.
Release Date: May 11, 2001

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Cast: Seth Green, Reese Witherspoon, Joe Mantegna, Jason Alexander, Jeffrey Schoeny, Mary Steenburgen, Carol Burnett


Based on the children's novel by E.B. White of the same name, a young trumpeter swan named Louis is born without a voice, without which he is unable to attract the attention of a beautiful female swan named Serena.

Aided by a young boy named Sam Beaver, Louis leaves home for a year to learn to write, in order to communicate his affection toward Serena.

During this time, Louis becomes a famous musician, mastering the brass trumpet which his concerned father had stolen and given him, and is determined to pay back the music store owner with the money he makes by playing for the public.

Director: Richard Rich
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Producer(s): Paul J. Newman
Screenplay: Judy Rothman Rofe, E.B. White (novel)

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