Bedknobs and Broomsticks Overview:

Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971) was a Film directed by Robert Stevenson and produced by Bill Walsh.

Academy Awards 1971 --- Ceremony Number 44 (source: AMPAS)

Best Art DirectionArt Direction: John B. Mansbridge, Peter Ellenshaw; Set Decoration: Emile Kuri, Hal GausmanNominated
Best Costume DesignBill ThomasNominated
Best Music - ScoringSong Score by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman; Adaptation Score by Irwin KostalNominated

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Check it Out! - Preparing for Bedknobs and Broomsticks

By The Metzinger Sisters on Oct 22, 2022 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

On October 7, 1971, Walt Disney's Bedknobs and Broomsticks, a delightful and magical musical starring the late great Angela Lansbury and David Tomlinson, had its world premiere in London. Earlier that day, John Noakes, the host of Britain's popular children's series Blue Peter, was in Leicester Squa... Read full article

TV/Movie Set: Bedknobs and Broomsticks ( 1971 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Oct 30, 2020 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

It has been a long, long time since we have featured a TV/Movie set article, so to bring the series back to life, my sister and I selected a house design that we have loved for years - the Bedknobs and Broomsticks manor. It's so fitting for this time of year, too. This beautiful English Tudor belong... Read full article

Halloweek Musical Monday: Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)

on Oct 26, 2015 From Comet Over Hollywood

It?s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 500. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: ?Bedknobs and Broomsticks? (... Read full article

Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)

on Oct 8, 2014 From Journeys in Classic Film

“Filigree, apogee, pedigree, perigee!” Our Halloween tribute to all things witchy goes Disney with a look at Bedknobs and Broomsticks. In the wake of Mary Poppins several Poppins copycats were greenlit. United Artists tried their hand four years after Poppins,?losing Andrews but retainin... Read full article

Classic Films in Focus: BEDKNOBS AND BROOMSTICKS (1971)

By Jennifer Garlen on Sep 17, 2012 From Virtual Virago

Loosely based on the novel by Mary Norton, Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971) followed up Disney's enormous success with Mary Poppins (1964), and on paper the two pictures must look very similar. Here we have two musical comedies set in England, both involving magic and a handful of cute but troublesom... Read full article

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