Babes in Toyland (1961) - (Ray Bolger) US insert
This is a US 14" x 36" insert poster for the 1961 Jack Donohoue film Babes in Toyland based on an operetta by Glen MacDonough, screenplay by Ward Kimball, Joe Rinaldi and Lowell S. Hawley, libretto by Anna Alice Chaplin and starring Ray Bolger as Barnaby. Plot summary: The evil miser Barnaby hires some people to drown Tom Piper (Tommy Sands) just before he marries Mary Quite Contrary (Annette Funicello) and then steal Mary's sheep, which Bo Peep (Ann Jillian) is looking after. The reason the evil Barnaby wants to do this is because when Mary loses her livelihood because her sheep are stolen, she will be forced to marry him out of economic necessity.
Cast and crew: Glen MacDonough, Ward Kimball, Joe Rinaldi, Lowell S. Hawley, Anna Alice Chapin, Jack Donohue, Ray Bolger, Tommy Sands, Annette Funicello, Ed Wynn, Tommy Kirk, Kevin Corcoran, Henry Calvin, Walt Disney, Gene Sheldon, Mary McCarty, Ann Jillian, Brian Corcoran