The Phantom Tollbooth
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Chuck Jones made his feature-length debut with this animated tale about Milo, a young boy who travels to a strange world where numbers are at war with letters.

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"More would have been acheived without the inclusion of the sappy pop songs, but the film still has infinitely more savvy than most of the Disney cartoons of the period."
‑ , Film4
"The animation is clean, with enough pop to do Dictionopolis-and-company justice."
‑ Gabe Leibowitz, Film and Felt
"[The film] has some wonderful ideas, but they're likely to be a bit above the heads of very young children. The rest should enjoy it, especially the bits with the great Mel Blanc, Toonville's greatest-ever voice."
‑ Tom Hutchinson, Radio Times
"Clever artistry fails to convey the book's depth."
‑ Paul Trandahl, Common Sense Media
"This fine adaptation of the children's book by Norton Juster was Chuck Jones's and MGM's first animated feature."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"Uneven but is interesting as an alternative to the dominant Disney features of the time"
‑ Shane Burridge,
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