Two stories. The Wind in the Willows: Concise version of Kenneth Grahame's story of the same name. J. Thaddeus Toad, owner of Toad Hall, is prone to fads, such as the newfangled motor car. This desire for the very latest lands him in much trouble with the wrong crowd, and it is up to his friends, Mole, Rat and Badger to save him from himself. - The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: Retelling of Washington Irving's story set in a tiny New England town. Ichabod Crane, the new schoolmaster, falls for the town beauty, Katrina Van Tassel, and the town Bully Brom Bones decides that he is a little too successful and needs "convincing" that Katrina is not for him. Written by
Tim Pickett <firstname.lastname@example.org>
As told and sung by Bing Crosby and told by Basil Rathbone. (Lobby card)
See more »
Did You Know?
The narrators of the film, Bing Crosby and Basil Rathbone, were cast in the film to increase its audience appeal. Crosby was one of the most commercially successful singers from the 1930s to the 1950s. He had acted in several films and had already won an Oscar. Basil Rathbone was better known as the star of a film series about Sherlock Holmes, with 14 films released between 1939 and 1946. See more
When Ichabod is in his bed, writting in his book with a feather pen, his shadow can be seen in the wall next to him, but the pen's shadow is missing. See more
If you were asked to choose the most fabulous character in English literature, who would it be? Robin Hood? King Arthur? Becky Sharp? Sherlock Holmes? Oliver Twist, perhaps? Well, any one of them would be an excellent choice. Still, for the most fabulous character of all, I would nominate... a toad - J. Thaddeus Toad, Esq. Have you ever met him? You'll find his story in this delightful little book, "The Wind In the Willows". Toad, you might say, was the one disturbing element: ...
Auld Lang Syne
Traditional Scottish 17th century music
Lyrics by Robert Burns
Sung at the end of Mr. Toad's story See more