was made into a TV movie in 1971. In the original telecast, Dustin Hoffman voiced the part of the narrator/father (the home video release features Ringo Starr in the role). Just a couple years earlier, Hoffman starred in the acclaimed film Midnight Cowboy
, which featured Nilsson's "Everybody's Talkin'
." Mike Lookinland, better known as Bobby Brady from The Brady Bunch
, voiced Oblio.
The film was also adapted for the stage as a musical play. The 1977 London version starred ex-Monkees Davy Jones (as Oblio) and Micky Dolenz (as the evil count's son and The Leaf Man).