A musical version of the classic story about a miller's daughter who recieves help from a mischievous dwarf, then ends up over her head. Now, she and a mute servant girl may be the only hope for her baby son, John.
In the 1400's, Rumpelstiltskin is imprisoned inside a small jade figurine. In modern-day Los Angeles, the recently widowed wife of a police officer, with baby in tow, finds her way into a witch's shop and purchases a certain figurine, resulting in the cackling beast being freed and demanding possession of the baby.
Desperate to save her life, a miller's daughter makes a bargain with a strange character - After which, she must find a way to get out of this dangerous bargain.
Rumpelstiltskin is a twenty-four minute animated feature depicting the famous Brothers Grimm story of a miller's daughter and a little man who can spin straw into gold. Family Home Entertainment was the distributor, in association with several Canadian animation firms. The film is making its first trip to DVD on October 30, 2007 coupled with "The Tin Man" in a Holiday two-pack.
Fantasy was central in RUMPELSTILTSKIN--A FAIRY STORY, "a Mutual Master Picture" in four reels with Raymond B. West directing. RUMPLESTILSKIN sought to prove that virtue always wins against wiles, according to a concluding title card, with a narrative centering on Rumpelstiltskin=s magical deeds that make life difficult for two young lovers, who overcome him with the aid of a beneficent wood nymph.
A greedy king tells a young daughter that she must spin a room full of straws into gold by morning... or die. Then a little man tells her anything she please.