A fairy tale character who is about to flunk out of fairy tale school, Jack must perform a heroic deed by Monday or fail miserably, just like his father before him. Helping Jack on his perilous quest is the spunky Jillian, a fearless young girl whom Jack meets on his journey -- and who just may have a hidden agenda...
Accompanied by his sidekick Grayson -- a goose who ate a bean and underwent an amazing transformation -- Jack climbs the magic beanstalk to recover the fabled Harp of Destiny from the evil Giant who lives in the sky.
(Computer of Wonder) for a handful of magic beans and a mysterious book that records his adventures as he's having them.
(At around one hour and two minutes) One of the lumberjacks (played by Director Gary J.
Tunnicliffe) expresses a wish to be a pet shop owner instead.
This is a reference to a famous Monty Python sketch, where the reverse situation is the case.
See more » Screen Media Films released a DVD of Джек и бобовый стебель with a () run time June 22, 2010.
Feature Films for Families released a micro-edited DVD version of Джек и бобовый стебель with a () run time, cutting from the Screen Media release in 35 edits, two of which deleted dialogue while keeping the images.
The following Feature Films for Families edits show times (mm:ss) relative to the Screen Media DVD.
At , 8 seconds of black frames were cut with an echoing voice saying "Fee, fi, fo, fum".
At , 23 seconds were cut where the headmaster says "I'm thinking of changing your major to something else -- starts with a V, anyone? " At , the last 6 seconds in the 17 second scene of children filing out of the classroom were cut.
At , 2 seconds were cut where Jack's mother says "Stupid goody, goody elves." At , 4 seconds were cut of Grayson the goose contemplating pulling underwear off a clothesline before he pulls pants off instead.