Bedknobs and Broomsticks was one of the very first live action Disney movies released on VHS, first for rental only on March 4, 1980, then also for sale in October 1980, along with Pete's Dragon.
Two years after the 1986 VHS of Bedknobs and Broomsticks went back into the Disney Vault, the film returned for permanent availability in 1989, when Bambi also made its VHS debut. This VHS of Bedknobs and Broomsticks was later re-packaged as a Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection title in 1994, and sales lasted through 1997.
Angela lansbury stars as prim and proper Eglantine Price, an amateur English witch who joins up with three Cockney waifs to help save war-torn Britain from Nazi invaders. A film for all ages, Bedknobs and Broomsticks features ingenious animation…an hilarious soccer game where crocodiles, elephants and other animals really kick up a storm. Brass beds fly, nightgowns dance, and airborne brooms sweep away young and old alike…to a fun-filled world of fantasy!
Academy Award winning Bedknobs and Broomsticks, Disney's delightfully enchanting masterpiece, features a spellbinding blend of live action and animation! A favorite for all ages, the film stars Angela Lansbury as prim and proper Eglanitne Price, an amateur English witch who joins up with three Cockney waifs to help save war-torn Britain from Nazi invaders. Brass beds fly, nightgowns dance, and airborne brooms sweep away young and old alike... to a fun-filled world of magic!
An Academy Award winner for Best Visual Effects (1971), Bedknobs and Broomsticks is a spellbinding mix of live action and animation that makes it one of Disney's most endearing classics. Now you can enjoy this fully restored and remastered gem again and again! You'll meet a delightful amateur witch (Angela Lansbury) who reluctantly takes in three precocious evacuee children. The children soon find themselves aboard a flying bed, its magic brass bedknob their ticket to one fantastic adventure after another - including a visit to an island inhabited by wondrous animated animals! The foursome eventually join forces with an amusing professor (David Tomlinson, Mary Poppins) to track down an ancient incantation that could save the country from hostile invaders! Now it's your turn to take a ride with Bedknobs and Broomsticks, a fun-filled flight of fantasy, music and Disney magic for all ages!