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Alice in Wonderland (1951)

G  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Family  |  26 July 1951 (USA)
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Alice stumbles into the world of Wonderland. Will she get home? Not if the Queen of Hearts has her way.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Alice (voice)
Mad Hatter (voice)
Caterpillar (voice)
Cheshire Cat (voice)
Jerry Colonna ...
March Hare (voice)
Queen of Hearts (voice)
Walrus / Carpenter / Dee / Dum (voice) (as Pat O'Malley)
Bill Thompson ...
White Rabbit / Dodo (voice)
Alice's Sister (voice)
Joseph Kearns ...
Doorknob (voice)
Larry Grey ...
Bill (voice)
Queenie Leonard ...
Dink Trout ...
King of Hearts (voice)
Doris Lloyd ...
The Rose (voice)
James MacDonald ...
Dormouse (voice)


On a golden afternoon, young Alice follows a White Rabbit, who disappears down a nearby rabbit hole. Quickly following him, she tumbles into the burrow - and enters the merry, topsy-turvy world of Wonderland! Memorable songs and whimsical escapades highlight Alice's journey, which culminates in a madcap encounter with the Queen of Hearts - and her army of playing cards! Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

26 July 1951 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alicia en el país de las maravillas  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

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(RCA Sound System)



Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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An early plot idea involved Dinah getting lost in Wonderland and getting turned into the Cheshire Cat. Alice, the cat, the Mad Hatter, and the March Hare were to go on a journey together climaxing with Alice's arrest by the Queen. In the end, the Cheshire Cat redeems him/herself and is turned back into a real cat and escaping with Alice for a happy ending. See more »


Just before the flowers sing "All in the Golden Afternoon", we see an orange dandelion tuning up. Between him are two other dandelions, one purple one on the left, and one red one on the right. Two shots later, when the scat-singing begins, the two dandelions have switched places. See more »


[first lines]
Alice's sister: [reading from a history book] "... leaders, and had been of late much accustomed to usurpation and conquest. Edwin and Morcar, the Earls of Mercia and Northumbria, declared for him: and even Stigand..." Alice.
[camera zooms out to show Alice sitting in a tree, playing with Dinah and making a chain of daisies]
Alice: Hmm? Oh, I'm listening.
Alice's sister: "And even Stigand, the archbishop of Canterbury, agreed to meet with William and offer him the crown. William's conduct at first was moderate."
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My favourite of all the Disney animated movies and worth a look for any Disney fans.
8 May 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

For a lot of people on this site, this is either one of thew best Disney movies or one of the worst. There is about 40 animated Disney movies and my personal favourite will always be the mad world of Wonderland. I don't actually know why but to me this is what i always thought about as a child, a mad world where simply nothing made sense. It goes like dynamite at only seventy two minutes and in that they have an array of entertaining characters and fourteen entertaining songs. To me it is the genius of Disney creating an entertaining look at a child's world. I think it is because of the Jungle Book that this is not as popular as some of the Disney Classics but you can't help but smile when you watch the Queen of hearts and the Mad Hatter being their own creative self's in the wonder of this amazingly clever gem

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