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For questions regarding Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale, including adaptations. Use in conjunction with [disney] when asking about any of the Disney versions.

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How did Scuttle learn about the wedding before Grimsby

Having a small child, I've seen Disney's 1989 The Little Mermaid often enough that I've started to wonder about certain plot glitches. Towards the end of the movie, it's clear that Eric has developed ...
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Marionette version of "The Little Mermaid"

Inspired by this question about a version of "The Little Mermaid," I remembered that I saw (some time between 1980 and 1984 in Lansing, Michigan—possibly at Michigan State University) a ...
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ID an adaptation of The Little Mermaid with dark scary atmosphere

Trying to track down a live action version of The Little Mermaid I saw as a child. I watched in the UK in the late 70's or early 80's. Very possibly it was dubbed into english but I can't be ...
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When did Ursula live at the palace, and why was she exiled?

In her introductory scene in The Little Mermaid, Ursula speaks of having once lived in Triton's palace before being exiled from it. Is there any material that details her time there and the reason for ...
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Is Ursula’s Vanessa disguise based on the princess from the original fairy tale?

As we all know, The Little Mermaid is based on a fairy tale by Hans Christian Anderson. In it, the prince falls in love with the princess of a neighbouring kingdom. So could Ursula’s human disguise be ...
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