1 Background 2 Powers & Abilities 3 Feats 3.1 Strength: 3.2 Durability: 4 Weaknesses Not much is known about Sharptooth. Don Bluth's 1988 animated feature film The Land Before Time underwent a severe cutting and editing of footage. The fight between Sharptooth and Littlefoot's mother as well as the great earthshake was originally going to be longer. For example, the music that plays when Sharptooth attempts to sniff out Littlefoot and Cera in the brambles features some additional instruments. Two animation cels survive of it, and are the only cels from the entire uncut sequence that have been found to date. The script indicates that something was cut out with Littlefoot revealing he had found the Great Valley, but the narration regarding these scenes were not. One shot from the trimmed green food scene can be seen in one of the trailers for the film. He continued to edit the film to ensure the movie did not disturb parents or their children. You don't want that." That you can't forget." This was one of the earliest of all the known cut scenes. According to Goldman, other scenes were removed by on… In the remake, not only, the earthquake will separate Littlefoot from his grandparents, but also a meteor shower caused by the impact of an asteroid as wide as Mount Everest. A 2007 television series was released in North America. Sharptooth is a large male Tyrannosaurus rex, who is the main antagonist in The Land Before Time. The theme song "If We Hold On Together" was sung by Diana Ross and released as a single in January 1989. They both would then run around the opposite sides of his head (seen in the gallery through another color key). Surfaced in mid-2020. Littlefoot finds his mother when the earthquake ends, but she is near death. Littlefoot and Cera run around the massive head of Sharptooth. Unlike the earlier parts of the Sharptooth attack (which were cut earlier), this scene had a music score. In a close-up shot following this, Sharptooth would also nearly gobble up Littlefoot as well (shown in the color key). (the cel's background shown here is inaccurate and was taken from a different scene). The problem is that when [the Sharptooth attack] was edited, cutting 19 scenes out - including audio, by one of Stevenâs favorite editors at Pinewood Studios in England, it was mainly the T-Rex shots (scenes to me) of full head shots with wide open mouths, attacking into the lens of the camera at the child dinosaurs as they took cover in the briars. His folks had told many stories about them though, one scarier than the other, the greatest enemy of the leaf-eating kinds, but the little longneck only now realized how truly terrifying, brutal and … In fact, the bit where Sharptooth roars actually features a completely different background, creating some inconsistencies in the middle of the shot. https://donbluth.fandom.com/wiki/The_Land_Before_Time?oldid=32957, This is also a work done by George Lucas, who is famous for his work on, This is the only Don Bluth movie made in the 1980s not to have the late Dom DeLuise voicing a character, however he was in. The often rumored scene actually appears in two books adaptations of the film (specifically "The Illustrated Story" and "Friends in Need") as well as the mid-1987 script. A cel version, which recently surfaced in November of 2020. In the scene, it attacks and nearly kills Littlefoot, before his mother arrives and saves him by picking it up in her mouth and flinging it away. George Lucas was also one of the executive producers. Sharptooth would then have begun to slash and claw at numerous thorn bushes, desperately trying to find Littlefoot and Cera. He was first seen when Littlefoot and Cera are playing in the water, he appeared trying to eat them. Littlefoot and Cera run for cover. As the Great Earthshake begins, Sharptooth is surprised by a huge rock bursting out of the ground in front of him. "The additional 10+ minutes of cuts came after we finished the film. The film then continued as normal. Originally, this would have continued with Littlefoot wandering past the pond they drown Sharptooth in, asking his mother for help, then discovering the valley (this is still used in the movie, but it makes less sense, as he is meant to be confident after defeating Sharptooth not sad). The Land Before Time (occasionally known as The Land Before Time I) is a 1988 animated adventure drama film directed and produced by Don Bluth and executive produced by Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Kathleen Kennedy, and Frank Marshall.The film stars the voices of Gabriel Damon, Candace Hutson, Judith Barsi and Will Ryan with narration provided by Pat Hingle. Another well-known scene in which the main characters come upon an oasis inhabited by fat "crown-heads" (Pachycephalosaurus) and "gray-noses" (Saurolophus), who refuse to share food and water with one another (giving Cera an epiphany on not judging others based on their species) was also verified to be one of the lost scenes, but whether it made it to the animation stage or not is unknown. The ground begins to shake violently, and cracks develop beneath Littlefoot. The plan nearly fails when Sharptooth leaps on top of the boulder, until Cera rejoins the group, allowing Littlefoot and his friends to push both Sharptooth and the boulder into the water below. Chapter 7: Sharptooth and the earthshake Part 1: Littlefoot had never met a Sharptooth before. Littlefoot encounters a large cloud that appears to be his mother in some sort of spirit form. His true name is never revealed; the name given by the characters, 'Sharptooth', refers to the name ofhis species, and in production art, he is simply labelled "Tyrannosaurus Rex". Also, in the wide shot, when the clouds re-shape to form the spirit of his mother, you can actually see both the pond where they defeated Sharptooth and the boulder they used to stop him sitting where it was before it was pushed. Going by the mid-1987 script, the cut footage features Littlefoot's mother fighting with Sharptooth AFTER she is bitten by him, which features a close-up of her yelling in pain. Some cels and color keys survive. The angle appears to be from the other side from where Littlefoot originally discovered it. He is a homicidal Tyrannosaurus rex that seeks to cause death and destruction, and seeks revenge on Littlefoot and the others for damaging his eye. 1. According to soundtrack analysis, 11 minutes of the official soundtrack is absent in the film, indicating that around 11 minutes of footage was cut from the film by Spielberg. It also knows, however, when to be light and fun without making the film schizophrenic. That night, as Littlefoot follows a "hopper" (frog), he encounters Cera again, and they play together briefly until a "Sharptooth" (Tyrannosaurus rex) (Frank Welker) attacks. John was speechless, Gary [was] stunned, and I was in retreat, into my head, behind bolted doors. There may be some footage missing from Ducky's introduction, since the tree star vanishes and reappears a few scenes later, but this may have been a simple animation mistake. Although they pass other landmarks, such as a string of volcanoes, Cera grows impatient as the search begins to yield no results. They can all be found below. Immediately after, as Sharptooth is scratching off, Cera is screaming, but then it cuts off abruptly. Cera later bumps into Littlefoot, Ducky, and Petrie and warns them of Sharptooth, but Littlefoot is convinced that Sharptooth is dead. Littlefoot, still excited, plays in a waterfall. He ends up rescuing them at the Mountains that Burn, and after the final battle with Sharptooth, followed by an embrace with his group, Littlefoot guides his friends into the Valley. Some fans thought The Canyon Sharptooth wasThe Meanest Sharptoothhowever this false since The Meanest Sharptooth is dead and he only … Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.com. Don Bluth's 1988 animated feature film The Land Before Time underwent a severe cutting and editing of footage. There is also an early production sketch from 1986 that contains an early, rougher version of the shot (not featured on article as of yet). This section contains the scenes which did not make it past the pre-production stage, with no voice recording or animation. Part of the original ending, showing Petrie riding on Littlefoot's head. The soundtrack was composed by James Horner and released on November 21, 1988. Littlefoot and Cera are swept up by a wave of mud created by Mother. It is unknown as to whether this final scene actually made it past completion of the film, but some music from the "End Credits" track was cut; it may have been played over the original final scene; though, the song "If We Hold On Together" being moved into the credits was what probably led to chunks of the credits music being cut. His heart forever no results past Littlefoot bookthat was sold along with the origina… TheBluesRockz'smovie-spoof of uncut... 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