• Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)

Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Release Date: November 11th, 1971

DVD Release Date: March 20th, 2001

G |1 hr 57 min

Plot Summary

During the Battle of Britain, Miss Eglantine Price (Angela Lansbury), a cunning witch-in-training, decides to use her supernatural powers to defeat the Nazi menace. She sets out to accomplish this task with the aid of three inventive children who have been evacuated from the London Blitz. Joined by Emelius Brown (David Tomlinson), the head of Miss Price's witchcraft training correspondence school, the crew uses an enchanted bed to travel into a fantasy land and foil encroaching German troops.

Cast: Angela Lansbury, David Tomlinson, Roddy McDowall, Sam Jaffe, John Ericson, Sir Bruce Forsyth, Reginald Owen, Tessie O'Shea

Director: Robert Stevenson

Genres: Children , Fantasy

Production Co: Walt Disney Productions

Keywords: Escape, Playful, Growing up, Charming, 1940s, England

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Awards

Nominated Actress in a Leading Role - Musical or Comedy
Nominated Art Direction
Nominated Music (Song -- Original for the Picture)
Winner Special Visual Effects
Nominated Music (Scoring: Adaptation and Original Song Score)
Nominated Costume Design