Co-produced by Lucasfilm, Ltd.
Filmed in JDC Widescreen; color by Rank Fujicolor.
Additional cast: Christopher Malcolm (Father); Natalie Finland (Fairy); Shari Weiser (puppeteer: Hoggle); Ron Mueck (puppeteer: Ludo); Rob Mills (voice: Ludo); David Barclay (puppeteer: Didymus) and David Shaughnessy (voice: Didymus).
Additional credits: Cheryl McFadden (director of choreography and puppet movement); Brian Henson (puppeteer coordinator); Ellis Flyte (costume design); Tony Dunsterville (chief animatronic design) and Ken Baker (assistant director).
"...A fabulous film...[and] in many ways, a remarkable achievement..." - 06/27/1986 New York Times, p.C14
"...[Bowie] looks intriguing..." - 06/25/1986 Variety