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The Lorax's complaints, however, unhappily prove to be true just as the last Truffula Tree gets chopped down. With all the trees gone, no more Thneeds can be made, so the Thneed factories close down and the Once-ler's family departs, leaving the Once-ler alone with the Lorax, who, looking back at the Once-ler sadly, picks himself up by the "seat of his pants" and floats away through a hole in the smog, leaving behind only a small pile of rocks with the word "UNLESS" inscribed into them.
The Once-ler alone remains, gazing upon the disintegrating ruins of his factories over the years and contemplating the meaning of this last message, perhaps with a sense of remorse.
In the end, the Once-ler gives the boy the very last Truffula seed for him to plant and take care of. They all thought he would "result to nothing," so when the Once-Ler left to sell his invention, the Thneed, they were happy to laugh at his optimism.
Even so, Once-Ler continued on his journey to find the perfect material for his Thneed. After a while of being pulled in his fully loaded cart by his mule while playing songs on his guitar, he stumbles upon "the most beautiful place he had ever seen.
The Once-Ler upon seeing the Truffula trees. As he chops down his first Truffula tree, the Lorax is summoned from thunder in the sky and forms in the tree stump. The Lorax warns him, but the Once-Ler ignores his threats.
During the night of his arrival, while he's peacefully sleeping, the Lorax with the help of the Bar-ba-Loots, the Swommee Swans, and the Humming Fish take his bed and shove him into the river. Unfortunately, their plan is ruined because one of the youngest Bar-ba-Loots found himself on the bed as well, but is unable to swim. The Once-Ler promises not to chop down any more Truffula trees, but in turn, the Lorax says he will keep an eye on him.
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As time passes, the Once-Ler's Thneed gets discovered and goes into a high demand. In order to fufill that demand, the Once-Ler calls his family to the valley to help him make the Thneeds. His mother demands him to start cutting down the trees to make production faster, and under the pressure, does so. After his family arrived in the valley, the once happy and kind Once-Ler disappears and is replaced with a greedy, money crazed salesman.
He denies that he has done anything wrong, but feels incredibly guilty to see the last of the Truffula trees being chopped down. All of the animals left and the Lorax picked himself up and rose away, leaving a rock with the word "unless" engraved in it.
During the years, he stared at that word in his house, wondering what it meant.
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He told his story to a curious Ted Wiggins as well as gave him the last Truffula tree seed, righting his wrongs. An older Once-Ler sees that a seed is finally planted. Behind the Scenes The television special depicts the Once-ler much like he appears in the book. However, the film depicts him as being human, a tall male with short black hair and light blue eyes. Younger Once-ler in the film. Once-ler blaming Pipsqueak for his dirty work. Continuing through the story, his outfit switches to a black top hat with a green stripe, a long, green tailcoat Lighter green stripes on itblack pants, long green gloves, and as an accessory, simple sun glasses.
I speak for the SUVs.
I speak for the pancakes. I speak for the diapers. Why not give him a bicycle, or, better, the Seussian equivalent of a bicycle?
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That said, the kid only gets his ecological consciousness raised near the end of the film. So, perhaps having him buck social convention prior to the awakening of his conscience would have been less plausible for his character.
In any case, he does get the message. And I speak for the trees!
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Later, just before the credits roll, the filmmakers put the full quotation up on the screen: I have my rights. The very last one. That may stop ya. Driving this point home, the film creates a second villain who, unlike the Once-ler, does not develop a conscience during the movie. He makes his money selling air. Thneedville is a walled-in, completely artificial city: The grey, desiccated Street of the Lifted Lorax more effectively makes vivid the effects of pollution.
However, the film shows us that scene, too. So, I see this as a threat to my business. Of course, the book was didactic, too. Seuss purists may complain: All of that is true.