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Babes in Toyland (1986)

A young girl wakes up in the realm of Toyland, where she teams up with her family and friends to overthrow the evil villain named, Barnaby.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Lisa Piper
... Barnie / Barnaby Barnicle
... Mrs. Piper / Widow Hubbard
... Jack Fenton / Jack-be-Nimble
... Mary Piper / Mary Contrary
... George / Georgie Porgie
... The Toymaster
Walter Buschhoff ... Justice Grimm
... Trollog
Rolf Knie ... Zack
Gaston Häni ... Mack (as Gaston Haeni)
Pipo Sosman ... Jack in the Box
Chad Carlson ... Joey Piper
Jean Moake ... News Announcer
Bill Marcus ... Weather Announcer
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11-year-old Lisa has no time for toys; she's too busy taking care of her siblings and cooking for her mother. During the Christmas Eve blizzard, Lisa travels to Toyland in Wizard of Oz-like fashion and arrives just in time for a wedding. Young Mary Contrary is about to marry mean, old Barnaby Barnacle, despite the fact that she loves Jack Be Nimble. Lisa tries to stop this terrible wedding and, together with her new friends, discovers that Barnaby wants to take over Toyland. Lisa, Mary, Jack, and Georgie Porgie ask the Toymaster for help, but he can't help them as long as Lisa doesn't truly believe in toys. Written by Christine Sai-Halasz <sai@mit.edu>

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Last film of 'Arthur Ibbotson' as DOP. See more »

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When Lisa flies her sled into the cake she gets cake on her dress, but after she starts walking away the stain disappears. See more »

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Widow Hubbard: [reading from notes] Why don't you keep your business out of other people's noses? I think I wrote that down wrong, but you know what I mean.
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Version of Musical Comedy Time: Babes in Toyland (1950) See more »

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May The Years To Come
Written by Leslie Bricusse
Performed by chorus
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God Awful
21 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

I had the displeasure of watching this movie(becasue nothing else was on tv,on a Saturday) for the first time just days before Christmas last year.I couldn't believe how lame it was.Even for a children's movie.You know its bad when even kids watching the movie with you comment on how stupid it is.Was this suppose to be a comedy?The jokes kept coming from the mouths of viewers in my living room all thru out the viewing.


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