The Wacky World of Mother Goose

The Wacky World of Mother Goose
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Cover of soundtrack L.P.
Directed by Jules Bass
Kizo Nagashima
(assistant director)
Produced by Arthur Rankin Jr.
Joseph E. Levine
(executive producer)
Larry Roemer
(associate producer)
Written by Romeo Muller
Story by Arthur Rankin Jr.
Based on Tales of Mother Goose
by Charles Perrault
Music by George Wilkins
(music)
Jules Bass
(lyrics)
Production
company
Videocraft International
Toei Animation
(Japanese animation studio, uncredited)
Distributed by Embassy Pictures
Release date
‹See TfM›
  • September 27, 1967 (1967-09-27)
Running time
81 minutes
Country United States
Japan
Language English

The Wacky World of Mother Goose (1967) is an animated feature film made by Rankin/Bass, written by Romeo Muller and directed by Jules Bass based on Charles Perrault's stories and nursery rhymes.[1] The movie is the first theatrical feature by Rankin and Bass.[2] It features Humpty Dumpty, the Old Woman Who Lives in a Shoe, and the Crooked Man (the villain). Mother Goose is voiced by Margaret Rutherford in her final film role.

Plot

In the land of Old King Cole: Jack and Jill, Simple Simon, Georgie Porgie, Humpty Dumpty, and the others are worried when Mother Goose has to visit her sister who lives beyond the Moon. Meanwhile, Count Warptwist the Crooked Man is up to no good and will stop at nothing to rule the land, so it's up to the good characters to try and stop him.

Cast

Crew

See also

References

  1. ^ "The Wacky World of Mother Goose (1966) | BFI". Explore.bfi.org.uk. Archived from the original on 2015-09-21. Retrieved 2014-06-26.
  2. ^ Lenburg, Jeff (1999). The Encyclopedia of Animated Cartoons. Checkmark Books. p. 212. ISBN 0-8160-3831-7. Retrieved 6 June 2020.

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