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« on: November 04, 2007, 08:01:13 PM »

A person told me of a movie or tv special that was apart of a segment by Disney called "After School
Special(s)".  It was about a boy who came across an abandoned amusement park
wherein he finds a mechanical dragon.  This machine is apparently alive and
requests that the boy complete him.  Could you help me find it?
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« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2007, 09:25:35 AM »

Doesn't ring a bell...But if you substitute "Disney" for "Henson" and "abandoned amusement park" for "F/X studio" you sort of have "Monster Maker" (1989)....

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« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2007, 10:39:18 AM »

i'll look into it.  Heson does sound more likely to be correct as I remember the dragon being a complex puppet
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« Reply #3 on: November 07, 2007, 06:53:06 AM »

I think Frank is correct in saying that the film requested is "Monster Maker".

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« Reply #4 on: November 07, 2007, 05:25:56 PM »

It is certainly Monster Maker.  For years I had searched this exact film out thinking it was part of the Henson show where Henson studios would present little one hour stories.  Finally found out about a year ago that the dragon one is actually Monster Maker.

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