Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Secret of NIMH, The
Don Bluth. Don Bluth, a former animator at Disney productions, produced "The Secret of NIMH" along with Gary Goldman and John Pomeroy.
Don Bluth has also made "An American Tail" and "Thumbelina".
Richard Rich produced "The Swan Princess".
Dragon. The farmer's cat is called Dragon. A fitting name, since he hunts whatever he can catch.
In the Swedish dubbing of the movie, he was for some reason re-named Oscar.
|The only song in the movie is called "Flying Dreams". In the movie it's sung by Sally Stevens during the "Feeding Tim" scene, but who sang the version played during the credits?||The Secret of NIMH
Paul Williams. During the credits, Paul Williams sings "Flying Dreams".
Jerry Goldsmith composed the whole "Secret of NIMH" soundtrack, including "Flying Dream".
Peter Strauss voiced the hero of the movie, Justin.
Mrs. Fitzgibbons (The farmer's wife). Mrs. Fitzgibbons is the first person to mention NIMH, when she tells her husband that someone from NIMH called to ask if the rats on the farm had been acting strange. True, the first time we hear the word "NIMH" in the movie is when Nicodemus writes it down in his book, but it was never spoken to anyone.
|What words are missing from this quote? "You can unlock any door, ______________."?||The Secret of NIMH
if you only have the key. "You can unlock any door, if you only have the key.".
This is the inscription on the Stone, which is given to Mrs. Brisby by Nicodemus.
4. Mrs. Brisby has 4 children: Theresa, Martin, Cynthia and Timothy. Timothy is the reason Brisby learns to know the rats of NIMH from the beginning.
Nicodemus. Nicodemus is the leader, and also the first character we see in the movie. He's later killed by Jenner, the villain of the movie who wants to be the ruler of the rats of NIMH himself.
|This movie was created from a book made by Robert C. O'Brien. What was the book called?||The Secret of NIMH
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH. In the book, the last name of Jonathan's widow was Frisby, but it had to be changed in the movie, because of the growing success of the Frisbee.
|What is the name of the heroine and main character in "The Secret of NIMH"?||The Secret of NIMH
Mrs. Brisby. Mrs. Brisby was never given a first name, during the movie she's just called Mrs. Brisby or Mrs. Briz.
|Meanwhile, Jeremy is at Mrs. Brisby's house to look after her kids, and he has met Auntie Shrew. What does Auntie Shrew do when she meets Jeremy?||Characters of "The Secret of NIMH"
She ties him up, since she thinks he's snooping around. She thinks he's an impostor and ties him up. Then she tells Mrs. Brisby's children to look after Jeremy so that he won't go away while she's out for help. But that is the first thing Mrs. Brisby's oldest son, Martin, does.
He wants her to go since visitors are not allowed. His immediate reaction is that she should go away, but after Mr. Ages has told the Council that she needs help with moving her house, he sees an opportunity to get rid of Nicodemus.
|When all three have come to door of the Council they can hear a rat named Jenner accuse Nicodemus of being a fool and that they should stay in the rosebush. What does Mr. Ages do when he hears Jenner through the Council's door?||Characters of "The Secret of NIMH"
He puts his ear to the door to hear more. He tries to listen to what they say without being noticed, but Justin picks him up by the back of his shirt, walks in and puts him down.
|Later, Mrs. Brisby and Mr. Ages meet the Captain of the Guards, Justin. What is his response when Mrs. Brisby says she thinks the lights are lovely?||Characters of "The Secret of NIMH"
That they've had electricity for four years. He also thinks the lights are lovely and then he says that they've had electricity for four years, upon which Mr. Ages corrects him and says five years.
|A little while later, Mrs. Brisby meets Mr. Ages, who has a cast around one of his legs. What does he answer when she asks about him limping?||Characters of "The Secret of NIMH"
That it's none of her affair. He tells he it's none of her affair and that she must swear not to reveal anything of what she's about to see.
He takes his axe and strikes, chasing her until she's at the exit. He doesn't even answer her when she asks if she can meet Nicodemus, he just strikes, as he doesn't want to let any strangers in.
|Later, Mrs. Brisby flew on Jeremy's back to the Great Owl to get advice on what she should do when Moving Day comes. What advice does the Great Owl give her?||Characters of "The Secret of NIMH"
That she should visit the rats in the rosebush. The Great Owl advises her to go to the rats of the rosebush and ask for Nicodemus. He then tells her that they will help her move her house to the lee of the stone.
To tell Mrs. Brisby that the farmer would soon start ploughing. She went there to tell Mrs. Brisby that she should move her family since it would soon be time for the farmer to plough. Mrs. Brisby can't move though, since Timothy's too sick and might die.
|While Mrs. Brisby is walking home from Mr. Ages, she meets a crow named Jeremy, who has gotten himself entangled in a string. Why is he entangled in the string?||Characters of "The Secret of NIMH"
He's building a nest and needs the string for it, but got entangled. He's looking for a nice girl he could hook up with, and for that (according to him) you have to have a nest.
She needs medicine for her sick son. She goes there because her son Timothy is coughing, has a fever and sounds raspy when he breathes. Mr. Ages gives her some medicine and informs her that Timothy can't be moved since he's most likely to have pneumonia.