Bedknobs And Broomsticks

BedknobsAndBrooksticks

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

  • 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 Awards

  • Winner ~ Special Visual Effects ~ Alan Maley, Eustace Lycett, & Danny Lee
  • Nominee ~ Art Direction – Set Decoration ~ John B. Mansbridge & Peter Ellenshaw (art direction), Emile Kuri & Hal Gausman (Set decoration)
  • Nominee ~ Costume Design ~ Bill Thomas
  • Nominee ~ Music (Scoring: Adaptation And Original Song Score) ~ Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman, & Irwin Kostal
  • Nominee ~ Music (Song – Original For The Picture) ~ Richard M. Sherman & Robert B. Sherman for “The Age Of Not Believing”

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