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Bedknobs And Broomsticks


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  Bedknobs And Broomsticks Review
Tookey's Rating
5 /10
 
Average Rating
5.42 /10
 
Starring
Angela Lansbury , David Tomlinson, Roy Smart
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Directed by: Robert Stevenson
Written by: Bill; Walsh, Don DeGradi, music & lyrics by Richard M Sherman and Robert B. Sherman

 
 
 
Released: 1971
   
Genre: MUSICAL
FAMILY
WAR
CARTOON & LIVE ACTION
WORLD WAR II
FANTASY
   
Origin: US
   
Colour: C
   
Length: 117
 
 


 
Nazis are prevented from invading Britain by three evacuee children, a witch and a magic bedstead.
Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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A fairly hamfisted attempt to cash in on the success of Mary Poppins, redeemed by splendid animation, excellent Oscar-winning special effects and an energetic performance by Angela Lansbury as a well-meaning witch. Costumes, art direction, score and song (The Age of Not Believing ) were all Oscar-nominated.


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