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Raggedy Ann & Andy: A Musical Adventure (1977)

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
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Raggedy Ann (voice)
Mark Baker ...
Raggedy Andy (voice)
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The Camel with the Wrinkled Knees (voice)
Niki Flacks ...
Babette (voice)
George S. Irving ...
The Captain (voice)
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Queasy (voice)
Joe Silver ...
The Greedy (voice)
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The Loonie Knight (voice)
Marty Brill ...
King Koo Koo (voice)
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Gazooks (voice)
...
Grandpa (voice)
Allen Swift ...
Maxi-Fixit (voice)
Hetty Galen ...
Susie Pincushion (voice)
Sheldon Harnick ...
Barney Beanbag / Socko (voice)
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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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1 April 1977 (USA)  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

At least ten additional songs were written for the film but rejected before the recording sessions. They included Raggedy Andy's song "I Like Rasslin'" (which was similar in sentiment to "I'm No Girl's Toy), a dance called "The Raggedy Rag," an anthem for the Loonies of Loonyland, a song about Raggedy Ann and Marcella, and a song about "Fifi" (who was eventually renamed "Babbette"). See more »

Goofs

During the "Rag Dolly" number, when all the dolls sing together, Raggedy Andy takes off his hat at one point. When he does so, another appears as if he never took it off. See more »

Quotes

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

Referenced in The Princess and the Cobbler (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Candy Hearts and Paper Flowers (Reprise)
Music and Lyrics by Joe Raposo
Performed by Mark Baker, Fred Stuthman, Didi Conn, Mason Adams,
Sheldon Harnick, Allen Swift, Hetty Galen and Ardyth Kaiser
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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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