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Alice in Wonderland -- Disney's animated, classical version of Alice's adventures after she tumbles down a rabbit hole into a realm of curious creatures that defy logic at every turn.
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Writers:
Lewis Carroll (adaptation)
Winston Hibler (story) ...
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Release Date:
26 July 1951 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
A world of wonders in One Great Picture See more »
Plot:
Alice stumbles into the world of Wonderland. Will she get home? Not if the Queen of Hearts has her way. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Pretty Good Adaptation With Enjoyable Characters and Scenes See more (148 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Kathryn Beaumont ... Alice (voice)

Ed Wynn ... Mad Hatter (voice)

Richard Haydn ... Caterpillar (voice)

Sterling Holloway ... Cheshire Cat (voice)

Jerry Colonna ... March Hare (voice)

Verna Felton ... Queen of Hearts (voice)

J. Pat O'Malley ... Walrus / Carpenter / Dee / Dum (voice) (as Pat O'Malley)
Bill Thompson ... White Rabbit / Dodo (voice)

Heather Angel ... Alice's Sister (voice)

Joseph Kearns ... Doorknob (voice)
Larry Grey ... Bill (voice)
Queenie Leonard ... Bird in the Tree (voice)
Dink Trout ... King of Hearts (voice)
Doris Lloyd ... The Rose (voice)
James MacDonald ... Dormouse (voice)
The Mellomen ... Card Painters (voice)
Don Barclay ... (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Mel Blanc ... Dinah (voice) (uncredited)

Lucille Bliss ... Sunflower / Tulip (voice) (uncredited)
Pinto Colvig ... Flamingo (voice) (uncredited)
Bob Hamlin ... Card Painter (voice) (uncredited)
Bill Lee ... Card Painter (uncredited)
Tommy Luske ... Young Pansy (voice) (uncredited)

Marni Nixon ... Singing Flowers (voice) (uncredited)
Thurl Ravenscroft ... Card Painter (voice) (uncredited)
Max Smith ... Card Painter (voice) (uncredited)
Norma Zimmer ... White Rose (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Clyde Geronimi 
Wilfred Jackson 
Hamilton Luske 
 
Writing credits
Lewis Carroll (adaptation: of "The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass") (as Lewis Carrol)

Winston Hibler (story) &
Ted Sears (story) &
Bill Peet (story) &
Erdman Penner (story) &
Joe Rinaldi (story) &
Milt Banta (story) &
William Cottrell (story) (as Bill Cottrell) &
Dick Kelsey (story) &
Joe Grant (story) &
Dick Huemer (story) &
Del Connell (story) &
Tom Oreb (story) &
John Walbridge (story)

Aldous Huxley  uncredited

Produced by
Walt Disney .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Oliver Wallace (musical score by)
 
Film Editing by
Lloyd L. Richardson (film editor) (as Lloyd Richardson)
 
Production Management
Ben Sharpsteen .... production supervision
Ken Peterson .... production supervisor (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mike Holoboff .... assistant director (uncredited)
Rusty Jones .... assistant director (uncredited)
Lloyd L. Richardson .... assistant director (uncredited)
Ted Sebern .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Robert O. Cook .... sound recording
C.O. Slyfield .... sound director
Harold J. Steck .... sound recording
 
Visual Effects by
Blaine Gibson .... effects animator
Ub Iwerks .... special processes
Dan MacManus .... effects animator (as Dan Macmanus)
Joshua Meador .... effects animator (as Josh Meador)
George Rowley .... effects animator
 
Animation Department
Hal Ambro .... character animator
Ken Anderson .... color and styling
Dick Anthony .... backgrounds
Mary Blair .... color and styling
Bob Carlson .... character animator
Les Clark .... directing animator
Claude Coats .... color and styling
Tom Codrick .... layout
Don DaGradi .... color and styling (as Don Da Gradi)
Marc Davis .... directing animator
Phil Duncan .... character animator
Norman Ferguson .... directing animator (as Norm Ferguson)
Hugh Fraser .... character animator
Don Griffith .... layout
John Hench .... color and styling
Hugh Hennesy .... layout
Ray Huffine .... backgrounds
Ralph Hulett .... backgrounds
Ollie Johnston .... directing animator
Bill Justice .... character animator
Milt Kahl .... directing animator
Ward Kimball .... directing animator
Hal King .... character animator
Eric Larson .... directing animator
John Lounsbery .... directing animator
Don Lusk .... character animator
Brice Mack .... backgrounds
Fred Moore .... character animator
Charles A. Nichols .... character animator (as Charles Nichols)
Lance Nolley .... layout
Cliff Nordberg .... character animator
Kendall O'Connor .... layout (as A. Kendall O'Connor)
Charles Philippi .... layout
Thor Putnam .... layout
Wolfgang Reitherman .... directing animator
Art Riley .... backgrounds
McLaren Stewart .... layout (as Mac Stewart)
Frank Thomas .... directing animator
Harvey Toombs .... character animator
Judge Whitaker .... character animator
Thelma Witmer .... backgrounds
Marvin Woodward .... character animator
Ken Anderson .... layout artist (uncredited)
Ollie Johnston .... directing animator: "Alice" and "King of Hearts" (uncredited)
Milt Kahl .... directing animator: "Alice in croquet party", "Dodo" (uncredited)
Ward Kimball .... directing animator: "Tweedledee and Tweedledum", "Cheshire Cat", "Mad Hatter", "The March Hare", "The Walrus" (uncredited)
George Kreisl .... animator (uncredited)
Ken O'Brien .... animator (uncredited)
Frank Thomas .... directing animator: "Doorknob" and the "Queen of Hearts" (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
George Cave .... color timer (uncredited)
Jim Wilkinson .... negative cutter (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Jud Conlon .... vocal arrangements
Mack David .... songs by
Gene de Paul .... songs by (as Gene De Paul)
Joseph Dubin .... orchestration
Sammy Fain .... songs by
Bob Hilliard .... songs by
Al Hoffman .... songs by
Jerry Livingston .... songs by
Don Raye .... songs by
Al Teeter .... music editor
Ethmer Roten .... musician: flute (uncredited)
Edmundo Santos .... lyrics: Spanish version (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Kathryn Beaumont .... live action model: Alice (uncredited)
Jerry Colonna .... live action model: March Hare (uncredited)
Walt Disney .... presenter
Richard Haydn .... live action model: Caterpillar (uncredited)
Sterling Holloway .... live action model: Cheshire Cat
Ed Wynn .... live action model: Mad Hatter (uncredited)
Charles Palmer .... story editor (uncredited)
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Alicia en el país de las maravillas" - USA (Spanish title)
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Runtime:
75 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)
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Trivia:
While many actresses have played Alice since the late 19th century, only one was closely connected to creator Lewis Carroll. She was Isa Bowman (1874-1958) who started playing Alice in 1888 and befriended Carroll.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: 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 »
Quotes:
[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."
[Alice laughs as her daisy crown falls on her sister's face]
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17 out of 22 people found the following review useful.
Pretty Good Adaptation With Enjoyable Characters and Scenes, 30 December 2004
Author: Snow Leopard from Ohio

For material that does not lend itself very easily to cinema, this is a pretty good adaptation of "Alice in Wonderland" with some enjoyable characters and sequences. It succeeds, at least in a basic way, in capturing part of the manic but imaginative nature of Lewis Carroll's story.

Much of the language, poetry, and ideas that make the original story so captivating cannot really be conveyed very easily in a movie, and so it would be nearly impossible for any cinema version of Alice to be completely satisfying to those who love the book. Instead, this version simply tries to make the characters come to life, and to use the animation to recreate the feel, if not the depth, of Alice's experience.

The animation drives most of the movie, and at times it is pretty imaginative. Some of the voices work very well, too, with the likes of Ed Wynn and Sterling Holloway fitting the animated characters quite well.

Carroll's stories are so enchanting and creative that it is no surprise that there have been so many efforts through the years to capture the magic of the Alice stories on film. None of the cinema versions has yet come close to matching the books, yet the material itself has made most of them worth watching. In this one, the overall production has a definite Disney style to it, which makes it different from the original, but as a movie it works pretty well.

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