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Babes in Toyland (1961 movie)
|Babes in Toyland|
|Directed by||Jack Donohue|
|Produced by||Walt Disney|
|Written by||Lowell S. Hawley|
Glen MacDonough (operetta)
|Music by||Victor Herbert|
Mel Leven (new lyrics)
|Edited by||Robert Stafford|
|Distributed by||Buena Vista Distribution|
|Box office||$4.6 million (US/ Canada rentals) |
Tom the Piper's Son is about to marry Mary Quite Contrary. On the night before of their wedding, evil Barnaby hires two men, Gonzorgo and Roderigo, to drown Tom and take Mary's sheep. The sheep are being taken care of by Little Bo Peep. This will make life very hard for Mary and the children she lives with. It will make her have to marry Barnaby.
Tom and the sheep are taken by Gonzorgo and Roderigo, but they sell Tom to gypsies instead of killing him. Tom escapes from the gypsies and goes with Mary, Bo-Peep, and other Mother Goose characters to Toyland.
- "All-Time Top Grossers", Variety, 8 January 1964 p 69