We’re changing up our regular pattern of presenting Westerns on Saturday by having a Christmas Movie. Cartoons and a Christmas sing-a-long to accompany the classic “Babes in Toyland” with Laurel and Hardy.
Ollie Dee and Stanley Dum try to borrow money from their employer, the toymaker, to pay off the mortgage on Mother Peep’s shoe and keep it and Little Bo Peep from the clutches of the evil Barnaby. When that fails, they trick Barnaby into marrying Stanley Dum instead of Bo Peep. Enraged, Barnaby unleashes the bogeymen from their caverns to destroy Toyland.
The Victor Herbert operetta ends with the iconic “March of the Wooden Soldiers and Toyland is saved