Films featuring
Ike Eisenmann

Escape to Witch Mountain


Escape to Witch Mountain is probably the archetype of the Disney live action picture in the 1970s, a featherweight but thoroughly entertaining confection of juvenile wish fulfillment. Ask people in my generation (and a little younger) what their favorite movie was as a little kid and they’re probably as likely as not say this one (My answer would be Le Mans, but I was a weird kid). Escape was a huge hit by the standards of this kind of movie and one of the few Disney movies to inspire a sequel until we were struck with the plague of animated straight-to-video sequels during the 1990s.

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