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Raggedy Ann & Andy: A Musical Adventure (1977)

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Raggedy Ann and Andy leave their playroom to rescue Babette, a beautiful French doll kidnapped by a pirate.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Claire Williams ...
Marcella
...
Raggedy Ann (voice)
Mark Baker ...
Raggedy Andy (voice)
Fred Stuthman ...
The Camel with the Wrinkled Knees (voice)
Niki Flacks ...
Babette (voice)
George S. Irving ...
The Captain (voice)
...
Queasy (voice)
Joe Silver ...
The Greedy (voice)
...
The Loonie Knight (voice)
Marty Brill ...
King Koo Koo (voice)
...
Gazooks (voice)
...
Grandpa (voice)
Allen Swift ...
Maxi-Fixit (voice)
Hetty Galen ...
Susie Pincushion (voice)
Sheldon Harnick ...
Barney Beanbag / Socko (voice)
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Storyline

Raggedy Ann and the rest of the toys in Marcella's playroom are curious about a package that has just arrived. They look inside and discover it contains a beautiful French doll. The haughty girl, named Babette, is horrified by her new home. She wants to go back to Paris. Meanwhile, the Captain, a pirate in a snow globe, sees Babette and falls in love. He tricks Raggedy Ann into freeing him and then immediately kidnaps Babette and sails out the window. Raggedy Ann and Andy leave the playroom to rescue her. Their adventure includes meeting a blue camel with wrinkled knees; the Greedy, a living, self-consuming taffy pit filled with every candy and confection known to the palate; King Coo Coo and the Loonie Knight, who love to laugh, but only at the expense of others; and Gazooks, a tickle monster hired to give King Coo Coo the last laugh. Finally, they find the Captain; but the damsel in distress proves more capable than they had imagined. Written by J. Spurlin

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Release Date:

1 April 1977 (USA)  »

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Ana in Andy  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Was originally directed by Warner Brothers veteran Abe Levitow, but was taken over by Richard Williams after he died. See more »

Goofs

When the camel enters through Marcella's window, one of his hind legs is behind the window, yet this does not catch him as he jumps through it. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Joe the Bus Driver: Bye-bye, Marcella! Have a nice weekend!
Marcella: Bye, Joe!
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Connections

References The Court Jester (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

Blue
Music and Lyrics by Joe Raposo
Performed by Fred Stuthman
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an uneven nonetheless charming children's film
7 May 1999 | by (NY/NJ) – See all my reviews

I have very fond memories of this film, as I saw it with my two younger sisters when it first shown theatrically in 1977 and I was eight years old. Apparently it was deemed a failure - and is now practically forgotten (the pan-and scan videocassette - which never did justice to the picture or it's ambitious Panavision compositions is now out-of -print.) The film is very stylized (shades of YELLOW SUBMARINE) and admittedly uneven. Some of the characters and sequences are exquisite while others are somewhat juvenile and undistinguished. The sad discarded blue camel (shades of Eeyore) and his blue song are truly heartwarming. Joe Raposo's songs are for the most part simply beautiful. Definitely a worthwhile curiousity that will probably (sadly) fall into total obscurity.


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