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Bedknobs And Broomsticks

 

 

Premiere Release Date: October 7, 1971

Official Release Date: December 13, 1971

Copyright: Walt Disney Productions © 1971

MPAA Rating: G (General Audiences ~ All Ages Admitted)

Length: 117 Minutes

 

25th Anniversary Special Edition Premiere Release Date: September 27, 1996

25th Anniversary Special Edition Direct To Video Release Date: March 20, 2001 (as Bedknobs And Broomsticks: 30th Anniversary Edition)

25th Anniversary Special Edition Copyright: Disney Enterprises, Inc. © 1971 & 1996

25th Anniversary Special Edition MPAA Rating: G (General Audiences ~ All Ages Admitted)

25th Anniversary Special Edition Length: 139 Minutes

 

Cast Characters Songs Awards

 

 

Cast

            Joe Baker ~ Capt. Greer (ADR voice) [25th Anniversary Special Edition]

            Jeff Bennett ~ Emelius Browne (ADR voice) [25th Anniversary Special Edition]

            Corey Burton ~ Bookman (ADR voice) [25th Anniversary Special Edition]; Mr. Widdenfield (ADR voice) [25th Anniversary Special Edition]

            Cyril Delevanti ~ Elderly Farmer

            Fay DeWitt ~ Mrs. Hobday (ADR voice) [25th Anniversary Special Edition]

            John Ericson ~ Colonel Heller

            Bruce Forsyth ~ Swinburne

            Arthur E. Gould-Porter ~ Captain Greer

            Gregory Grudt ~ Charlie (ADR voice) [25th Anniversary Special Edition]

            Robert Holt ~ Mr. Codfish

            Sam Jaffe ~ Bookman

            Angela Lansbury ~ Miss Eglantine Price

            Manfred Lating ~ German Sergeant

            James Macdonald

            Roddy McDowall ~ Mr. Jelk

            Dal McKennon ~ Fisherman Bear

            Amanda McQueen ~ Carrie (ADR voice) [25th Anniversary Special Edition]

            Cindy O’Callaghan ~ Carrie

            John Orchard ~ Vendor

            Tessie O’Shea ~ Mrs. Hobday

            Reginald Owen ~ General Taylor

            Roy Snart ~ Paul

            David Tomlinson ~ Emelius Browne

            Rick Traeger ~ German Sergeant

            Ian Weighill ~ Charlie

            Lennie Weinrib ~ King Leonidas; Secretary Bird

            Ben Wrigley ~ Portobello Road Workman

 

 

Characters

            Bookman ~ Corey Burton (ADR voice) [25th Anniversary Special Edition]; Sam Jaffe

            Captain Greer ~ Joe Baker (ADR voice) [25th Anniversary Special Edition]; Arthur E. Gould-Porter

            Carrie ~ Amanda McQueen (ADR voice) [25th Anniversary Special Edition]; Cindy O’Callaghan

            Charlie ~ Gregory Grudt (ADR voice) [25th Anniversary Special Edition]; Ian Weighill

            Cheetah                                             

            Colonel Heller ~ John Ericson

            Crocodile

            Elderly Farmer ~ Cyril Delevanti

            Elephant

            Emelius Browne ~ Jeff Bennett (ADR voice) [25th Anniversary Special Edition]; David Tomlinson

            Fisherman Bear ~ Dal McKennon

            General Taylor ~ Reginald Owen

            German Sergeants ~ Manfred Lating; Rick Traeger

            Gorilla

            Hippopotamus

            Hyena

            Kangaroo

            King Leonidas ~ Lennie Weinrib

            Miss Eglantine Price ~ Angela Lansbury

            Mouse

            Mr. Codfish ~ Robert Holt

            Mr. Jelk ~ Roddy McDowall

            Mr. Widdenfield ~ Corey Burton (ADR voice) [25th Anniversary Special Edition]

            Mrs. Hobday ~ Fay DeWitt (ADR voice) [25th Anniversary Special Edition]; Tessie O’Shea

            Octopus

            Ostrich

            Paul ~ Roy Snart

            Portobello Road Workman ~ Ben Wrigley

            Rhinoceros

            Secretary Bird ~ Lennie Weinrib

            Swinburne ~ Bruce Forsyth

            Vendor ~ John Orchard

            Vultures

            Warthog

 

 

Songs

“The Age Of Not Believing”

            Angela Lansbury as Eglantine Price

“The Beautiful Briny”

            Angela Lansbury as Eglantine Price

            David Tomlinson as Emelius Browne

“Don’t Let Me Down”

            Angela Lansbury as Eglantine Price

“Eglantine”

            David Tomlinson as Emelius Browne

“Eglantine (Reprise)”

            Angela Lansbury as Eglantine Price

            David Tomlinson as Emelius Browne

“The Old Home Guard”

“The Old Home Guard (Finale)”

“Portobello Road”

            Cindy O’Callaghan as Carrie

            Roy Snart as Paul

            David Tomlinson as Emelius Browne

            Ian Weighill as Charlie

“Substitutiary Locomotion”

            Angela Lansbury as Eglantine Price

            Cindy O’Callaghan as Carrie

            Roy Snart as Paul

            David Tomlinson as Emelius Browne

            Ian Weighill as Charlie

“With A Flair”

            David Tomlinson as Emelius Browne

 

 

Awards

1971 Academy Award Nominee ~ Art Direction – Set Decoration ~ John B. Mansbridge & Peter Ellenshaw (art direction), Emile Kuri & Hal Gausman (Set decoration)

1971 Academy Award Nominee ~ Costume Design ~ Bill Thomas

1971 Academy Award Nominee ~ Music (Scoring: Adaptation And Original Song Score) ~ Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman, & Irwin Kostal

1971 Academy Award Nominee ~ Music (Song – Original For The Picture) ~ Richard M. Sherman & Robert B. Sherman for “The Age Of Not Believing”

1971 Academy Award Winner ~ Special Visual Effects ~ Alan Maley, Eustace Lycett, & Danny Lee

 

 

Revised Character names for Eglantine Price (“Miss Price”) & Emelius Browne (“Emelius”); as well as Song Titles The Age Of Not Believing, The Old Home Guard, Eglantine, Portobello Road, The Beautiful Briny, Substitutiary Locomotion from the Bedknobs And Broomsticks page at Disney.com (disney.go.com) at  http://psc.disney.go.com/disneyvideos/moviefinder/products/1960803.html

Song Title With A Flair from the Bedknobs And Broomsticks page at Disney.com (disney.go.com) at  http://disney.go.com/disneyatoz/archives/

Character names for Ostrich, Cheetah, Kangaroo, Hippopotamus, Elephant, Rhinoceros, Crocodile, Hyena, Warthog, Gorilla, Mouse, Vultures, Octopus; Full Character names for King Leonidas (“Lion”), Fisherman Bear (“Bear”), Mr. Codfish (“Codfish”); Actor James Macdonald from Encyclopedia Of A Walt Disney’s Animated Characters (Rev. Ed.) (1993) by John Grant, published by Hyperion Books (New York).

 

 

 

 

This page was last edited on April 12, 2003.

 

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