Does anyone else remember that kids album and movie from the early 1970s? Remember the poor kid, Oblio? Meet Mumble.
|"The Point" (1973)||"Happy Feet" (2006)|
|Animated fable with songs by Harry Nilsson, pop royalty||Animated fable with songs by Queen, Prince and other pop royalty|
|Story of Oblio, a boy with no point on his head||Story of Mumble, a penguin with no song in his heart|
|Oblio is banished from the land of Point||Mumble is banished from the land of penguins|
|Upon banishment, Oblio finds a friend in The Rock Man||Upon banishment, Mumble finds a friend in a Rockhopper Penguin|
|Oblio asked, "Ever been to New Dehli?"||Mumble makes friends with Adelie|
|Main character voiced by Mike Lookinland, boyish actor known as Bobby on "The Brady Bunch," a TV show popular in the 1970s||Main character voiced by Elijah Wood, boyish actor known as Frodo in "Lord of the Rings," a movie popular with anyone born in the 1970s|
|Home video version includes narration originally performed by Ringo Starr||Songs include "Golden Slumbers," originally by Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr|
|Looks like a cross between Peter Max and "Rocky & Bullwinkle"||Looks like a cross between "Shrek" and "The Polar Express"|
|Harry Nilsson was the composer for "Popeye" starring Robin Williams||Three characters - Ramon, Lovelace and Cletus - are voiced by Robin Willams|
"This is the town and these are the people. This is the town where the people all stay. That's the way they wanted it. That's the way it's going to stay."