101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure

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101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure
Directed by
Screenplay by
Story by
Produced by
Edited by
Music byRichard Gibbs
Distributed byWalt Disney Home Entertainment
Release date
  • November 10, 2002 (2002-11-10) (North America)
Running time
74 minutes
CountryUnited States[1]
LanguageAmerican English

101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure is a 2002 direct-to-video sequel to the Disney animated movie One Hundred and One Dalmatians, which is voiced by Martin Short, Jason Alexander, and Barry Bostwick. It was released on November 10, 2002 and won awards for best animated feature, best director, best editing, and best musical score. Disney re-released the movie on September 16, 2008.[2]

The movie tells the story of Patch, the loneliest dalmatian, who felt "lost in a sea of the spots" until he met his TV hero Thunderbolt. Unlike many of the Disney direct-to-video sequels that just retell the original movie's story, 101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure takes characters from the original movie in some new directions.

The story[change | change source]

The family of Roger, Anita, and the dalmatians plan to move to Dalmatian Plantation, a home in the country with plenty of room for the 101 pups and far from the clutches of Cruella de Vil, located at Cherry Tree Farm, Little Devon. One of the dalmatians, Patch, feels lost in a sea of spots and wants to be a one-of-a-kind wonder dog like his TV hero, Thunderbolt. While watching the Thunderbolt Adventure Hour, Patch hears about a chance to appear on the show while it's filming in London. However, the family move will cause a problem for Patch's opportunity. However, he is accidentally left behind in the commotion. Patch heads for the audition to meet his hero and find out if he one of a kind, or just one of 101.

Meanwhile, Thunderbolt's "trusty" sidekick, Lil' Lightning, tells Thunderbolt the producers want to replace him with a younger dog. In order to save his job, Thunderbolt decides he will go into the real world and perform an act of true heroism to prove himself. A relible reference book to Thunderbolt's many adventures, Patch provides the perfect guide for the TV star in his attempts at real-life heroics. As for Cruella - she's back and more obsessed with Dalmatians than ever. At first, an artist named Lars can calm her down, but he cannot make the perfect spot painting, so she locks him up and returns to her old ways. Lil 'lightning tells Thunderbolt and Patch that Thunderbolt was not going to be replaced but it is just a trick to make him quit once and for all and make Lightning the star. Patch becomes heartbroken when he finds out that his favorite wonderdog just a TV actor.

Cast[change | change source]

Additional voices were provided by Kathryn Beaumont, Ursula Brooks, Corey Burton, Aria Curzon, Sophie Heyman, Nikita Hopkins, Daamen Krall, Joe Lavery, Peter Lavin, Nicolette Little, Nick Meaney, Sean Michael, Cornelia O'Herlihy, Phil Proctor, Clive Revill, MacKenzie Sells, Kath Soucie and Clive Swift.

Crew[change | change source]

Note: One of two direct-to-video movies which has opening credits.

Opening credits

Ending credits

Design & visual development[change | change source]

Layout[change | change source]

Character animation[change | change source]

Clean-up animation[change | change source]

Inbetween animation[change | change source]

Effects animation[change | change source]

CGI animation[change | change source]

Backgrounds[change | change source]

Studio Fuga

Additional animation[change | change source]

provided by Character Builders, Inc.

Jade Animation Production

Yowza Animation

Digital production[change | change source]

T2 Studio

Production[change | change source]

Editorial & post production[change | change source]

Additional voices[change | change source]

See the Cast paragraph for more info about the additional voices.

Sound[change | change source]

Music[change | change source]

I See Spots

Dalmatian Plantation

Thunderbolt Adventure Hour

Kanine Krunchies Kommercial

Cruella De Vil

Try Again

Will Young appears courtesy of 19 Recordings Limited under exclusive license to Ronagold Limited. Ronagold Limited exclusively licensed to BMG UK & Ireland Limited.

One Of A Kind

Apollo 440 appears courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd.

This film would not have been possible without the inspiration from the original motion picture and the work of its talented artists and animators.

Approved No. 38958 by MPAA - Motion Picture Association of America

This picture made under the jurisdiction of IATSE, affiliated with A.F.L.-C.I.O.-C.L.C.

Dolby Digital in selected theatres

Copyright (c)2002 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All rights reserved.

This motion picture was made by Walt Disney Pictures and Television for purposes of copyright law in the United Kingdom.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure (2002)". British Film Institute. Archived from the original on October 3, 2020. Retrieved May 18, 2020.
  2. "DVD Review at UltimateDisney.com". Archived from the original on 2010-01-31. Retrieved 2009-03-19.

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