Whoever said dog is man's best friend never met Mij! Mij is a cute, cuddly pet shop otter who captures the heart of Graham Merill (Bill Travers). It doesn't take Graham long to realize that London is no place to raise a slippery otter. So he takes Mij to live in a ramshackle cottage on the coast of Scotland. Together they set out to explore the curious and magnificent natural wonders that surround their seaside home--from orphaned geese to tooth-less sharks. While Mij spends his days frolicking in the icy cold sea, Graham finds himself falling in love with the beautiful town doctor, Mary (Virginia McKenna). Before long, the three become inseparable friends.

  1. Jack Couffer

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Bill Travers


Top Billed Cast

  1. Bill Travers

    Bill Travers

    Graham Merrill

  2. Virginia McKenna

    Virginia McKenna

    Mary MacKenzie

  3. Peter Jeffrey

    Peter Jeffrey

    Colin Wilcox

  4. Jameson Clark


  5. Helena Gloag

    Mrs. Flora Elrich

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Ring of Bright Water
Ring of Bright Water



Status Released

Release Information

  • June 18, 1969


    All ages admitted. There is no content that would be objectionable to most parents. This is one of only two ratings dating back to 1968 that still exists today.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 47m

Budget -

Revenue -

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