6.2/10
73
3 user 3 critic

The Wacky World of Mother Goose (1967)

Reviews

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

When Dr Frankenstein decides to retire from the monster-making business, he calls an international roster of monsters to a creepy convention to elect his successor. Everyone is there ... See full summary »

Director: Jules Bass
Stars: Boris Karloff, Allen Swift, Gale Garnett
Animation | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An anthology of fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen: "The Little Mermaid," "The Emperor's New Clothes," "Thumbelina" and "The Garden of Paradise."

Director: Jules Bass
Stars: Tallulah Bankhead, Victor Borge, Patty Duke
Here Comes Peter Cottontail (TV Movie 1971)
Animation | Family | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

With the help of a time machine, Peter Cottontail must rescue Easter from the hands of the malicious Irontail.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Stars: Danny Kaye, Paul Frees, Joan Gardner
Family | Animation | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

At a council convened by The Great Ak, the forest being tells the story of Santa Claus to explain why he deserves to made immortal.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Stars: Earl Hammond, Earle Hyman, Larry Kenney
Cricket on the Hearth (TV Movie 1967)
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A cricket seeks to rescue a poor toymaker and his blind daughter from an exploitative miser.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Stars: Danny Thomas, Marlo Thomas, Hans Conried
Short | Animation | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A young shepherd, Lucas, is blinded by lightening, and some kindly nuns at a nearby abbey take him in. Sister Catherine describes snow to Lucas, who has never seen it. Lucas gets chosen to ... See full summary »

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Stars: Angela Lansbury, Cyril Ritchard, David Kelley
Family | Short | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Aaron, the drummer boy, struggles to protect a bellmaker's great silver bells from seizure by Roman soldiers.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Stars: Greer Garson, Zero Mostel, David Jay
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

When a town learns that Santa Claus has struck it off his delivery schedule due to an insulting letter, a way must be found to change his mind.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Stars: Joel Grey, Tammy Grimes, John McGiver
Rudolph's Shiny New Year (TV Movie 1976)
Animation | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Rudolph must find for Happy, the baby New Year, before midnight, New Year's Eve.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Stars: Red Skelton, Frank Gorshin, Morey Amsterdam
Animation | Musical | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The Mailman decides to stop another deluge of letters by answering questions about the Easter Bunny: Sunny, a baby rabbit found and adopted by Kidville (a town of only kids--even a kid ... See full summary »

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Stars: Fred Astaire, Skip Hinnant, Bob McFadden
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A young Boston writer goes back in time into an era where wizards and dragon reign and science is just barely known.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Stars: Victor Buono, James Gregory, James Earl Jones
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Little Willy McBean joins up with a Mexican monkey named Pablo to travel back in time and stop the evil Prof. von Rotten from changing history.

Director: Arthur Rankin Jr.
Stars: Larry D. Mann, Billie Mae Richards, Alfie Scopp
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Margaret Rutherford ...
Mother Goose (voice)
Bob McFadden ...
(voice) (as Robert McFadden)
Susan Melvin ...
(voice)
Bradley Bolke ...
(voice)
Kevin Gavin ...
(voice)
Laura Leslie ...
(voice)
Bryna Raeburn ...
(voice)
James Daugherty ...
(voice)
Robert Harter ...
(voice)
Craig Sechler ...
(voice)
William Marine ...
(voice)
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

There's a nut on the loose in the land of Mother Goose!

Genres:

Animation | Family

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2 December 1967 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Old Favorite
27 May 2000 | by (West Coast) – See all my reviews

I haven't seen this since I was a child in the early Seventies, but I used to watch it every time it was shown on television, usually on holidays that fell on Mondays with no school. The songs were good, the voice of Mother Goose was very memorable, which I can still hear in my head. I loved the theme song for the film's title. I definitely recommend this for your kids.


8 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
TCM kueskues
Discuss The Wacky World of Mother Goose (1967) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page