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Parents' Guide to

The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad

By M. Faust, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Two classic stories told in the best Disney style.

Movie G 1949 68 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 12 parent reviews

age 13+

Too many boys. Sexist

Boy think girls need protection. The first half was mr.toad, it was entertaining! Lots of adventure! The second was disgusting. Ichabod treats the woman like property. She is drawn with ridiculously unrealistic proportions. So many problematic themes that I had to explain to my 9y/o girl and 11y/o boy before we turned it off. My daughter insisted we write this review. She was not impressed

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
2 people found this helpful.
age 18+


This is the WORST and should be in dumpster because it is trash No stars

This title has:

Too much violence

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (12 ):
Kids say (11 ):

Often overlooked even by Disney fans, this Disney double-feature is classic animation at its best and features Basil Rathbone and Bing Crosby as narrators. With a cozy Edwardian setting, a dollop of slapstick violence, and a variety of British stereotypes, the tale of Mr. Toad is an endearing foray into Merrie Olde England.

The American tale is a bit more ambitious and not without its drawbacks. Some of the animation and design in The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad owe as much to Van Gogh as to Disney's own Fantasia. With his long limbs and oversize ears and nose, Ichabod Crane is certainly a memorable creation; Katrina and Brom Bones seem dull by comparison. The climactic sequence of Ichabod and the pumpkin-headed horseman is truly gripping, making it too intense for younger or more sensitive children. The Bing Crosby songs that pad it out are by far the weakest part of this otherwise first-rate tale.

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