Babes In Toyland
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There's trouble in Toyland. The dastardly Barnaby is causing wicked mischief and mayhem as he tries to force Bo Peep to marry him, raze the old woman's shoe, and make sure that brave Tom-Tom never escapes exile in Bogeyland. Fortunately Laurel and Hardy, playing clumsy toymakers Stanley Dum and Oliver Dee, are there to stop him in this delightful adaptation of Victor Herbert's enduringly popular operetta. A highlight of the film is the attack on Toyland by the Bogeymen.

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The film is an authentic children's entertainment and quite the merriest of its kind that Hollywood has turned loose on the nation's screens in a long time."
‑ Andre Sennwald, New York Times
"Keeps the delicious nightmare fuel flowing"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"The innocent colour, humour, vibrancy and decent songs here should be capable of distracting anyone away from the Nintendo for an hour or so."
‑ , Film4
"Fair is fair, so it really isn't a Christmas movie, but it'd take an outright Scrooge to complain about that."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"This is a kid's movie rife with all the Freudian squalor that Disney repressed."
‑ , Chicago Reader
"Appealing to both children and adults."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"A delightful treasure, especially in its uncut, original Babes in Toyland release."
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
"Regardless of what you call it, this public domain Laurel and Hardy adventure is a classic fantasy film..."
‑ Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed
"Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy made this definitive, charming version of 'Babes in Toyland' in 1934."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
"A Christmas favorite."
‑ Gary Brown, Houston Community Newspapers
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