Best Fantasy Movies of 1961
Babes in Toyland
All roads lead to magical, merry Toyland as Mary Contrary and Tom Piper prepare for their wedding! But villainous Barnaby wants Mary for himself, so he kidnaps Tom, setting off a series of comic chases, searches, and double-crosses! The "March Of The Wooden Soldiers" helps put Barnaby in his place, and ensures a "happily ever after" for Tom and Mary!
Master of the World
A mad genius tries to bomb the world into peace.
Atlantis: The Lost Continent
A Greek Fisherman brings an Atlantean Princess back to her homeland which is the mythical city of Atlantis. He is enslaved for his trouble. The King is being manipulated by an evil sorcerer who is bent on using a natural resource of Atlantis to take over the world. The Atlanteans, or rather the slaves of Atlantis, are forced to mine a crystalline material which absorbs the suns rays. These crystals can then be used for warmth. The misuse of science has created weapons out of the crystals that can fire a heat ray to destroy whatever it touches.
The Two Little Bears
Two little boys use a magic potion to turn themselves into bears.
Snow White and the Three Stooges
Once upon a time, in the kingdom of Fortunia, a noble king and his lovely young queen lack but one blessing to make their joy complete. The queen gives birth to a daughter named Snow White, but dies soon after. The king mourns her, but in time, he remarries because of the pleading of his people. His new queen is a beautiful, but evil woman who soon becomes jealous of Snow White's beauty.
Nude on the Moon
A rich rocket scientist organizes an expedition to the moon, which they discover is inhabited by nude women.
The Magic Fountain
In this tale based on a Brothers Grimm story, Prince Alfred searches for an enchanted castle that holds a magic fountain whose waters can cure his seriously ill father, the king. His two evil brothers are determined to stop him so they can have the kingdom for themselves when their father dies. A magic dwarf hears of Prince Alfred's plight and sets out to help him.
Evil king Praximedes convinces superhero Atlas to fight for him, but Atlas eventually sees the king's true nature and turns against him.
Goliath Against the Giants
Muscleman fights sea monsters and Amazon warriors, then returns home to find a race of giants living in a valley, into which fellow countrymen are being thrown as punishment for opposing a usurper king and his consort.
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle.