Jabberwocky Movies & Media Adaptations

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In 1966, a television production called Alice Through the Looking Glass was aired. Those in the cast included the Smothers Brothers as Tweedledum and Tweedledee, Jimmy Durante as Humpty Dumpty, and Jack Palance as the Jabberwock.

Jan Svankmajer has long been considered one of the world's most original and clever animators. His amusing (and somewhat disturbing) take on "Jabberwocky" was made in Czechoslovakia (now the Czech Republic), released in 1971, and runs thirteen minutes.

Donovan, a British pop star who had several hits in the 1960s, has song versions of both "Jabberwocky" and "The Walrus and the Carpenter" on his album H. M. S. Donovan. The album was originally released in 1971 on the Dawn Records label and was re-released in 1998 on Beat Goes On Records.

Another musical version of "Jabberwocky" appears on Marianne Faithfull's 1965 album Come My Way, released on the Decca label.

A videocassette entitled The Hunting of the...

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