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The Velveteen Rabbit

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Velveteen RabbitFamily1 Films brings one of the most beloved stories of all time to theaters January 30th, 2009

Los Angeles, CA ( January 26, 2009)  – Inspired by the classic novel by Marjory Williams, The Velveteen Rabbit is an enchanting combination of live-action drama and animated adventure that tells the story of a lonely boy who wins over his distant father and strict grandmother with the help of a velveteen rabbit and other toys he befriends in the attic. Featuring the voice talents of Golden Globe® winner Jane Seymour (Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, Somewhere in Time) as Mom with Emmy Award® winner Tom Skerritt (Top Gun, A River Runs Through It) as Horse and Oscar® winner Ellen Burstyn (The Spitfire Grill, Requiem for a Dream) as Swan, and directed by Michael Landon Jr. (Love Comes Softly, Redemption of Sarah Cain), The Velveteen Rabbit is a heartwarming “…adventure for the whole family” (The Dove Foundation).   Family1 Films will be releasing The Velveteen Rabbit exclusively in select Carmike Cinemas January 30th.  The Velveteen Rabbit will also be released to DVD March 17th in major national retailers by Anchor Bay Entertainment and in Christian retailers by Thomas Nelson. For more information go to http://www.thevelveteenrabbitmovie.com/.

In this brand new feature film, one of the most beloved family tales of all time comes to life in an enchanting combination of live-action drama and animated adventure. It’s the story of a young boy named Toby who is sent by his busy father to spend the holiday season in the home of his stern grandmother.   Toby’s world instantly changes when he discovers the house’s ‘magic attic’ where three forgotten toys – including a special stuffed rabbit  – unlock a world of imagination that will change all their lives forever. The voice talents of Golden Globe® winner Jane Seymour as Mother, with Emmy Award® winner Tom Skerritt as Horse  and Oscar® winner Ellen Burstyn as Swan star in this heartwarming story about how we bring the things we love to life, inspired by the classic children’s book by Margery Williams and directed by Michael Landon, Jr.

Family1 Films is an integrated entertainment company committed to producing and distributing movies that tell great stories – entertainment that inspires, educates and motivates families to explore the world around them together. With an outstanding network of production, promotional, distribution and exhibition partnerships, all with extensive experience in the family market, Family1 Films develops high-quality film content and entertainment the whole family will enjoy.

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