A novel that retells The Little Mermaid fairy tale as a love triangle between the mermaid, the human princess, and the prince. A teenage girl who is sent to battle a population of hostile mermaids that's driving her people into poverty. Eric Anderson must leave his island home when he incurs the wrath of a mermaid by slighting her. He can never return unless his grandchildren Jon and Anna confront and tame the mermaid. Superstitious crewmen believe they are the sounds of mermaids or ghosts , which signify a bad omen. Captain Ahab scoffs at this, saying they have merely passed a seal colony in the night.
His explanation does little to calm their nerves and the next day a crewman falls to his death from the masthead. A mermaid comes ashore on the southern coast of England in , mingles with genteel society under the alias "Miss Doris Thalassia Waters, the mermaid's real design is to seduce Harry Chatteris, a man she saw "some years ago" in "the South Seas—near Tonga," who has taken her fancy.
The Search for Delicious. Natalie Zane Babbitt. A series of connected stories relate the adventures of a mermaid in a variety of locations, including Brazil , Madeira , Wales , and the moon , where she meets a species of mermaid with the heads of fish and lower bodies of humans who surf the dry lunar seas on motorized skateboards. The Shadow Over Innsmouth. In the novella there is a grim variant of merfolk lore via The Deep Ones.
Man-fish creatures are subservient to their patron gods Father Dagon and Mother Hydra. They have an affinity for intermarrying with humans and promoting the worship of The Old Ones. A siren falls in love with a shipwrecked sailor, but is unsure if he loves her or her magical singing. Although Sirens of Greek mythology are typically described as being part woman, part bird. However, this book re-imagines them as mermaids. Illustrated by Peter Ferguson. It features many characters from fantasy and fairy tales, including the Little Mermaid.
The Spiderwick Chronicles. Four children hear that a mermaid has been captured by a circus and rescue her. Their reward is to visit the hidden kingdom of the mermaids. This whimsical, four-minute-long film is the first ever to feature mermaids. Silent film starring Annette Kellerman as the first mermaid to actually swim in a costume tail in a film.
Starring Annette Kellerman. A Daughter of the Gods. Venus of the South Seas. Peabody and the Mermaid. Million Dollar Mermaid. Based on the life of Annette Kellerman. Mermaids have a minor role in the film, as appear in the mermaid lagoon. The mischievous mermaids enjoy tormenting Wendy, but flee at the sight of Captain Hook.
They set her on the bathtub. Pekka's wife Justiina initially sees only her fish-tail and is initially surprised by "a big fish the menfolks have caught" and gets a knife to prepare it as a dinner, but she faints as she sees the mermaid's upper body. Starring The Monkees , briefly features two mermaids in the opening "Porpoise Song" sequence, surrounded by psychedelic effects.
Local Hero. Marine researcher Marina Jenny Seagrove is suspected by her love interest of being a mermaid.
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She can walk on dry land when in human form, but her legs change into a fish tail whenever she gets wet. Much of the movie revolves around her humorous attempts to conceal her true identity from her lover. The third and fourth films in the adult film series Talk Dirty To Me feature mermaids who come ashore to find men. As in Splash , the mermaids can walk on dry land, and their legs become tails in water.
The film endured controversy when it became public knowledge in that, at the time of filming, actress Traci Lords was year-old and, therefore, underage in the US. The Little Mermaid.
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Produced by Walt Disney Studios , this film portrays a variant of the story by Hans Christian Andersen about the mermaid who wished for legs. The Secret of Roan Inish. This Hong Kong romantic-comedy based on Splash tells the story of a school teacher who falls in love with a mermaid who'd rescued him as a young boy. Lily, a young mermaid, befriends a group of buccaneers and joins them on their quest for Blackbeard's treasure.
Sabrina Melissa Joan Hart travels to Australia's Great Barrier Reef with her best friend Gwen, a fellow witch from England, for a week-long vacation where they try to help protect a hidden mermaid colony whose habitat is threatened by ocean pollution, and by a local marine biologist, Dr.
Julian Martin. A teen learns that his birth mother is a mermaid after he begins to grow fins and slimy scales on his thirteenth birthday.
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Circa , a carnival barker named Angus discovers a mermaid held captive in a tank by a disturbed old man. Angus steals the mermaid and loads her on a ship headed for America. When the mermaid is discovered, Angus's lover Lily begins to suspect that the mermaid is more dangerous than she first seemed. A Tokyo-based shock film centered around a decaying mermaid found living in the Tokyo sewer system. This is a very gruesome film; it focuses on the mermaid's decay and subsequent death from exposure to toxic environment of the sewer. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. In this Barbie doll direct-to-video movie, Elina travels to Mermaidia to save her friend Nalu, the merman Prince, who's been kidnapped by the evil Laverna. It's up to Elina to stop them with the help of Nori, a headstrong mermaid who doesn't trust outsiders. The title character is a mermaid Sara Paxton who is washed ashore after a violent storm. She decides to search for true love on land, and makes two good human friends Joanna "JoJo" Levesque and Emma Roberts along the way.
The main character, Charlie Trairat , is the son of a mermaid who is sent on a magical quest to find his father, a prince. Mermaids appear in a small segment: the narrator says they "are not like the mermaids in stories" though Wendy is thrilled by them. These mermaids have webbed fingers and markings on their faces. Peter asks them if Captain Hook has kidnapped John and Michael, which the mermaids confirm. One of them also tries to drown Wendy. Starring Shileen Paton as a mermaid named Cala who lives under the pond. The story is of a girl who is found washed up on the shore in a tourist area of Okinawa , and suspected of being a mermaid.
Barbie in A Mermaid Tale. In this Barbie doll direct-to-video movie, Barbie stars as Merliah, a surfing champion from Malibu. One minute she's a normal teenager and the next she learns a shocking family secret: she's a mermaid! Merliah and her dolphin friend Zuma set off on an undersea adventure to rescue her mother, the queen of Oceana. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. During his search for the Fountain of Youth , Jack Sparrow encounters several mermaids. Barbie in A Mermaid Tale 2.
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In this Barbie doll direct-to-video movie sequel, Merliah heads to Australia for the ultimate surfing competition. When the evil mermaid Eris escapes from her whirlpool, thanks to Kylie Morgan who steals Merliah's necklace, with plans to take Callissa's spot on the throne of Aquellia and get the power of Merilia, Merliah and her sea friends dive in to stop her.
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