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Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Three children (Cindy O'Callaghan, Ian Weighill and Roy Snart) evacuated from their home during WWII, end up in the care of Miss Eglantine Price (Angela Lansbury). When the youngsters discover their hostess is an apprentice witch, their adventure turns magical. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: A-
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: B+
Run Time: 139
Theater Release: 13 Dec 1971
Video Release: 08 Sep 2009
MPAA Rating: G
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Orphans are evacuated from London during WWII and placed in a home with strangers. Miss Price is an aspiring witch practicing spells and incantations. Witchcraft and sorcery are discussed on several occasions. Characters are involved in rough sports play. During a battle scene, soldiers are hit with weapons, shot at, kicked and impaled. A man throws an explosive. A woman falls from a broom in the sky. Gunfire and explosives are heard. Characters experience moments of peril. A couple kisses. Comments are made about physical attraction. Adults drink wine with dinner. Brief mild profanities are used. Mild prejudice is shown toward the German soldiers.

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