Bedknobs and Broomsticks

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks
Directed byRobert Stevenson
Screenplay byBill Walsh
Don DaGradi
Based onThe Magic Bed Knob &
Bonfires and Broomsticks
by Mary Norton
Produced byBill Walsh
StarringAngela Lansbury
David Tomlinson
Ian Weighill
John Ericson
Cindy O'Callaghan
Roy Snart
CinematographyFrank V. Phillips
Edited byCotton Warburton
Music bySongs:
Richard M. Sherman
Robert B. Sherman
Irwin Kostal
Distributed byBuena Vista Film Distribution Company
Release dates
  • October 7, 1971 (1971-10-07) (United Kingdom)
  • December 13, 1971 (1971-12-13) (United States)
Running time
117 minutes
CountriesUnited States
United Kingdom
Budget$20 million
Box office$17,871,174[1]

Bedknobs and Broomsticks is a 1971 musical movie produced by Walt Disney Productions. It combines live action and animation. It was released in North America on December 13, 1971. It is based on the books The Magic Bed Knob; or, How to Become a Witch in Ten Easy Lessons and Bonfires and Broomsticks by English children's author Mary Norton.

The movie is often compared to Mary Poppins. It is also partly set in the streets of London. It shares some of the cast from Mary Poppins, a similar crew, the same songwriters and director.[2][3]

The movie was made at Walt Disney Studios. The castle scenes were shot on location at Corfe Castle, Dorset, England, UK.[4]

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  1. "Bedknobs and Broomsticks, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved January 12, 2012.
  2. 'Bedknobs and Broomsticks: Cast & Crew' Archived 2012-10-24 at the Wayback Machine
  3. 'Bedknobs & Broomsticks' Turner Classic Movies Database
  4. IMDB Bedknobs and Broomsticks. December 2011

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