animated series Babar © Nelvana / Ellipse / The Clifford Ross Company
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Follows the adventures of Babar, the beloved king of the elephants, who rules over Celesteville with the help of his family and friends.

Created by: Nelvana, Ellipse, The Clifford Ross Company
Language: English
Country of Origin: Canada
Featuring the voices of:
Gordon Pinsent ... King Babar
Dawn Greenhalgh ... Queen Celeste
Paul Haddad ... Uncle Arthur
Bobby Becken ... Pom
Lea-Helen Weir ... Flora
Stuart Stone ... Alexander
Lisa Yamanaka ... Isabelle
Elizabeth Hanna ... Madame (The Old Lady)
Jeff Pustil ... Zephir
Chris Wiggins ... Cornelius
Stephen Ouimette ... Pompadour
Allen Stewart-Coates ... Lord Rataxes
Corrine Koslo ... Lady Rataxes
Noah Godfrey ... Victor
John Stocker ... Basil
Directed by: Raymond Jafelice, Dale Schott, Larry Jacobs, Laura Shepherd, Luc Bihan and Peter Hudecki
Executive Producers: Stephane Sperry and Pierre Bertrand-Jaume
Musical Score by: Milan Kymlicka
Based on: the books by Jean de Brunhoff and Laurent de Brunhoff

The 1989 version is sometimes referred to as the "Classic" Babar TV series as there was a 2D remake of "Babar" done in 2000. Also created by Nelvana, this 13 episode series featured a new voice cast with many episodes having Babar and his family travel by hot-air balloon to distant lands. For more on the remake series, visit Wikipedia.


French author Laurent de Brunhoff pronounces the name Babar as "BUH-bar", but the TV series pronounces the name as "BAB-bar".

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