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The Phantom Tollbooth

film based off of the adventure novel of the same name

The Phantom Tollbooth

Released 1970 (52 years, 9 months ago)

Director Chuck Jones and Abe Levitow
Genre fantasy film and film adaptation
Composer Dean Elliott
Country of origin United States of America
Screenwriter Chuck Jones
Producer Chuck Jones

About The Phantom Tollbooth

The Phantom Tollbooth, a 1970 film adaptation of Norton Juster's beloved children's book, is a whimsical and imaginative journey through a world of wordplay and puns. Directed by Chuck Jones and featuring the voice talents of Butch Patrick and Mel Blanc, the film follows young Milo as he travels through the Kingdom of Wisdom, encountering characters like the Whether Man and the Mathemagician.

While the film was not a commercial success upon its initial release, it has since gained a cult following and is considered a classic of children's cinema. Its colorful animation and clever wordplay continue to enchant audiences of all ages.

Rolling Stone magazine praised the film's "delightful sense of humor" and "whimsical charm," calling it "a must-see for anyone who loves language and imagination." The publication also noted the film's "fantastic visuals" and "memorable characters."

Overall, The Phantom Tollbooth is a delightful and imaginative film that has stood the test of time. Its clever wordplay and colorful animation continue to captivate audiences decades after its initial release.

Cast and crew

Cast and crew listed below. See if you can find out who is who from the stats below.


99 years, 11 months, 6 days


59 years, 7 months, 6 days

Born first

30 May 1908

Died first

16 March 1976

Born last

2 August 1953

Died last

26 July 2017

Information in the About section is derived from the use of Generative Pre-trained Transformer technology and may contain errors.