Trailer Tuesday: ‘The Phantom Tollbooth’ (1970)

Butch Patrick is Milo in 'The Phantom Tollbooth,' 1970

Butch Patrick is Milo in ‘The Phantom Tollbooth,’ 1970

The movie version of Norton Juster’s classic children’s book, The Phantom Tollbooth, was directed by Chuck Jones, Abe Levitow and Dave Monahan and saw theatrical release in November, 1970.

The animated version of Butch Patrick in 'The Phantom Tollbooth,' 1970

The animated version of Butch Patrick in ‘The Phantom Tollbooth,’ 1970

The film stars Butch Patrick (The Munsters, Lidsville) as Milo, a disinterested and eternally-bored youth who journeys on a series of inventive and enlightening adventures. The film is a mix of live-action (primarily the first 10 minutes) and animation and features voice work by cartoon greats such as; Mel Blanc (Bugs Bunny), Daws Butler (Yogi Bear), June Foray (Rocket J. Squirrel) and Hans Conried (Grinch).

The Phantom Tollbooth Theatrical Trailer, 1970

The Phantom Tollbooth Wiki, IMDb

The_Phantom_Tollbooth_1-Sheet_1970

Previously on Trailer Tuesday: ‘The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh’ (1979)

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