The new movie "Jim Button and the savage 13" is out and Märklin brings the playing experience home.
From october 2020 the famous german tale „Jim Button and the savage 13“ – written by Michael Ende - will be shown in cinemas. In addition to that Märklin provides the gaming expierence and brings the adventures of Jim Knopf to the children’s rooms. The tales of Michael Ende and their performances by „Augsburg Puppet Theatre“, a famous german puppet theatre, have already achieved cult status.
Two years ago the first part of Jim Button's story was filmed: „Jim Button and Lukas the engine driver“, which was also accompanied by a Märklin product series. The second movie was aswell filmed with much effort. It takes kids and adults into the adventurous world of Jim Button. The human actors set off for an exciting journey, Jim and Lukas with their locomotives Emma and Molly plunge from one adventure to the next. While traveling they have to give a helping hand to others and solve challenging tasks. Locomotive Emma will even be transformed into a submarine to save the little loco Molly.
Matching the movie heroes‘ adventures Märklin offers a Jim Button product range. The whole family will have fun with no limits being set to the imagination. All of the movie’s adventures can be reenacted. Märklin’s product range for Jim Button is diversified. Beginning with the starter kit „Jim Button“ to freight wagons and there’s even a 3D puzzle „Lummerland“ – leaving no wish unfulfilled.