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Albert Simmons (written by)
Lewis Carroll (novel)
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Release Date:
6 November 1966 (USA) See more »
Won Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations See more »
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Maybe not Carroll, but not altogether bad either. See more (8 total) »


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Directed by
Alan Handley 
Writing credits
Albert Simmons (written by)

Lewis Carroll (novel "Through the Looking Glass")

Produced by
Alan Handley .... producer
E. Jay Krause .... executive producer
Bob Wynn .... producer
Original Music by
Moose Charlap 
Harper MacKay  (as Harper McKay)
Elsie Simmons 
Art Direction by
E. Jay Krause 
Costume Design by
Ray Aghayan 
Bob Mackie 
Music Department
Moose Charlap .... songwriter
Don Costa .... music arranger
Harper MacKay .... conductor
Elsie Simmons .... lyricist
Other crew
Tony Charmoli .... choreographer


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72 min
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Did You Know?

Lester the Jester does not appear in Lewis Carroll's original novel. He was intended by the writers of this TV version to be a direct imitation of the Scarecrow in "The Wizard of Oz", which, at the time that this "Alice" was telecast, was rapidly becoming the most popular theatrical film on television (the most famous version of that story, The Wizard of Oz (1939), was, at that time, telecast annually by CBS.)See more »
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"Alice Through the Looking Glass" dubbed in Spanish (song: "Keep on the Grass").
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12 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Maybe not Carroll, but not altogether bad either., 19 July 1999
Author: BobLib from Cherry Hill, New Jersey

This may not be the "Alice" adaptation for Carroll purists (You'd have to go to the TV production of earlier this year for that), but it IS entertaining, and the cast DOES seem to be having a good time with it. Judi Rollin, just 20 at the time, is a terrific Alice, with a fine singing voice. One wonders why her career never went beyond the early '70's. Ricardo Montalban brings his usual effortless charm to the White King, and Nanette Fabray is hilarious as his scatterbrained Queen (Her number, "I Wasn't Meant to Be a Queen," is a howl). Agnes Moorehead is her usual imperious self as the Red Queen, and Jimmy Durante is, well, Jimmy Durante as Humpty Dumpty. Most delightfully over-the-top performance is Jack Palance, wearing this spangled Bob Mackie concoction, as the Jabberwock. Composer Moose Charlap was obviously hoping to repeat his "Peter Pan" success with his songs here, and, if they don't have the charm of the ones he wrote for Mary Martin, et. al., they come pretty close, as arranged by the great Don Costa. An Emmy nominee for Best Children's Special, and a Grammy-winner for Best Children's Album, this is an overlooked treasure. As I say, not for Carroll purists, but not bad!

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