The Wacky World of Mother Goose

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The Wacky World of Mother Goose
"The Wacky World of Mother Goose".jpg
Cover of soundtrack L.P.
Directed byJules Bass
Kizo Nagashima
(assistant director)
Produced byArthur Rankin Jr.
Joseph E. Levine
(executive producer)
Larry Roemer
(associate producer)
Written byRomeo Muller
Story byArthur Rankin Jr.
Based onTales of Mother Goose
by Charles Perrault
Music byGeorge Wilkins
Jules Bass
Videocraft International
Toei Animation
(Japanese animation studio, uncredited)
Distributed byEmbassy Pictures
Release date
  • September 27, 1967 (1967-09-27)
Running time
81 minutes
CountryUnited States

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] 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 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 Walktwist 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.



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  1. ^ "The Wacky World of Mother Goose (1966) | BFI". Retrieved 2014-06-26.

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