This is the seventh and perhaps most famous in the highly-regarded "Tales for All" children's films from Quebec producer Rock Demers. The film arose from a request by Canadian postal authorities that Demers help promote stamp collecting. Demers and writer-director Michael Rubbo did even
better; they concocted a splendid fantasy equally captivating for adults, kids, philatelists, and those with no interest in stamps whatsoever.
Tommy Tricker (Anthony Rogers) is a Montreal youngster whose schoolyard scams include dealing in limited-edition postage issues. Tommy cheats weak-willed Ralph (Lucas Evans) into trading away his father's rarest stamp, which he then peddle...