Bedknobs and Broomsticks parents guide

Bedknobs and Broomsticks

You will believe a brass bed can fly.

Overall B

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.

Release date December 13, 1971

Violence C+
Sexual Content A-
Profanity B+
Substance Use B+

Why is Bedknobs and Broomsticks rated G? The MPAA rated Bedknobs and Broomsticks G

Run Time: 139 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Bedknobs and Broomsticks rated G? Bedknobs and Broomsticks is rated G by the MPAA

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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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video G

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Cast and Crew

Bedknobs and Broomsticks is directed by Robert Stevenson and stars Angela Lansbury, Roddy McDowall, Reginald Owen, David Tomlinson, Sam Jaffe.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Bedknobs and Broomsticks movie is August 12, 2014. Here are some details…

Blu-ray Notes: Bedknobs And Broomsticks

Release Date: 12 August 2014

Bedknobs And Broomsticks releases to home video (Blu-ray) on August 12, 2014.

Bedknobs And Broomsticks: Enchanted Musical Edition

Release Date: 8 September 2009

Bedknobs And Broomsticks releases on DVD in an Enchanted Musical Edition, with audio tracks in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound (English and French). Subtitles are available in French and Spanish. Bonus materials include:

-Featurettes: The Wizards of Special Effects, A Step in the Right Direction, and Music Magic: The Sherman Brothers.

- David Tomlinson Portabello Road Recording Session.

- Theatrical trailers.

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This film has a similar feel to another Disney classic, Mary Poppins, the story of a childcare provider who shows up on the doorstep of a family who needs a new governess. A young girl goes in search of The Wizard of Oz to help her return to her family after she mysteriously lands in the magical world of wicked witches and Munchkins. Along the way, she meets three traveling companions, a lion, a scarecrow and a tin man. Another group of children evacuated from their home during WWII find adventure in the house of a stranger in The Narnia Chronicles: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. Learning the art of magic is the reason Harry Potter goes to a secret school of Witchcraft and Wizardry.