Bedknobs & Broomsticks Panorama (GK232/4) 1976

The four GK232 reduced-size Panoramas were printed in 1976, but all of them are reprints of earlier sets. "Jungle Book" & "Walt Disney" have artwork dating from 1968, while "Aristocats" & "Bedknobs & Broomsticks" weren't quite so old.

The release dates for their films were:
Jungle Book — • UK: 18 Nov 1968 • US: 18 Oct 1967
Aristocats — • UK: 22 Nov 1971 • US: 11 Dec 1970
Bedknobs & Broomsticks — • UK: 7 Oct 1971 • US: 13 Dec 1971

Although we haven't seen any examples from that year, 1971 would therefore seem to be the most likely original date for "Bedknobs".


These Panoramas were originally produced for John Waddington Ltd., but after their divorce Letraset claimed ownership of the Panorama title & format by means of these reprints.

Letraset re-used the artwork & simply eliminated any references to John Waddington Ltd.


Here's the GK232/4 sheet. You can see that the cut sheet is divided into two panes.

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All four cut GK232 sheets would fit on one uncut sheet of Crown (15" x 20") — shown above in simulation.

Picture Credit: The SPLAT Scan Archives