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Young Jimmy is being pursued by the evil Wilhemina W. Witchiepoo. More specifically, Witchiepoo is after Jimmy's small friend, a small solid gold diamond encrusted talking flute named Freddy. Witchiepoo knows that if she has Freddy in her possession, she will definitely be named Witch of the Year at the upcoming witch's convention. In Witchiepoo's pursuit of them, Jimmy and Freddy escape to Living Island, where Witchiepoo's wicked castle is located. But Living Island is also a fantastical land of among other things talking animals, talking trees and talking winds. The mayor of Living Island is H.R. Pufnstuf, a talking dragon. Pufnstuf and his friends do whatever they need to to protect Jimmy and Freddy from Witchiepoo's evil grip. Pufnstuf and his friends have to get Jimmy and Freddy off the island to their ultimate safety. In the end, Jimmy may have to save Pufnstuf and all the good guys, as another of Witchiepoo's plans is to serve spit-roasted dragon at the convention. Written by Huggo

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A musical adventure of Double-Stuffed proportions! See more »


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A Flauta Encantada  »

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Trivia

Cass Elliot literally lived next door to H.R. Pufnstuf creator Sid Krofft and took her role in the film as a favor to him. See more »

Goofs

When Jimmy and the gang are dressed as angels before entering Witchiepoo's castle Pufnstuf appears to be seen dressed as an angel with them, causing confusion because they had not yet saved him from the witch. This is actually Pufnstuf's sister Shirley. See more »

Quotes

Googy Gopher: Are we in the witches castle?
Pillar in Dungeon: Well, it ain't Disneyland!
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Connections

Spoofs The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

PUFNSTUF
Music by Charles Fox
Lyrics by Norman Gimbel
Sung by Jack Wild
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And a GREAT Musical Score
24 October 2005 | by (Southern California) – See all my reviews

I'm always amazed at the following certain films I thought of as totally obscure actually have.

This is one of the funniest films I've ever seen. Admittedly the humor is of its time and really stoned out, but it works straight too, the best of both worlds.

I would also like to point out the great songs and musical score by Charles Fox.

One of the songs, "If I Could," sung by Jack Wild, is really touching and poignant, and Mama Cass's "Different" is a great 60s up-tune with a timeless message.

Charles Fox had scored another great trip movie, BARBARELLA, about this time, and this score is like Barbarella meets Witchie-Poo.

The score, originally on Capitol Records, belongs on CD, and the film itself should have a deluxe release on DVD.


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