Phantom Tollbooth

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Phantom Tollbooth ★★★ 1969 (G)

A young boy drives his car into an animated world, where the numbers are at war with the letters and he has been chosen to save Rhyme and Reason, to bring stability back to the Land of Wisdom. Completely unique and typically Jonesian in its intellectual level and interests. Bright children will be interested, but this is really for adults who will understand the allegory. Based on Norman Justers' metaphorical novel. 89m/C VHS. D: Chuck Jones; V: Mel Blanc, Hans Conried.