DirectorMichael Sporn Music directorArthur Custer LanguageEnglish
WriterWilliam Steig, Maxine Fisher Release dateJune 2, 1988 Based onAbels Island
by William Steig CastTim Curry (Abel), Lionel Jeffries (Gower (voice)), Heidi Stallings (Amanda (voice)) ScreenplayMichael Sporn, Maxine Fisher Similar moviesThe Rescuers Down Under, Ratatouille, Cinderella, Fantasia, An American Tail, Stuart Little 2
Abel s island
Abel's Island is an American 30-minute short animated film created in 1988 directed by Michael Sporn. It is based on the children's novel Abel's Island by William Steig. It was nominated for an Emmy Award in 1989 for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program.
In 1988, Abel's Island was made into a 30-minute animated film, directed by Michael Sporn. Abel was voiced by Tim Curry, and Gower was voiced by Lionel Jeffries. In 1989, the movie won an Emmy Award for Most Outstanding Animated Film under an hour.