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Peter Pan (1953)

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Wendy and her brothers are whisked away to the magical world of Neverland with the hero of their stories, Peter Pan.

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Complete credited cast:
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Peter Pan (voice)
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Wendy Darling (voice)
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Bill Thompson ...
Mr. Smee / Pirates (voice)
Heather Angel ...
Mrs. Darling (voice)
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John Darling (voice)
Tommy Luske ...
Michael Darling (voice)
Candy Candido ...
Indian Chief (voice)
Tom Conway ...
Narrator (voice)
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Storyline

An adaptation of J. M. Barrie's story about a boy who never grew up. The three children of the Darling family receive a visit from Peter Pan, who takes them to Never Land, where an ongoing war between Peter's gang of rag-tag runaways and the evil Pirate Captain Hook is taking place. Written by Tim Pickett <quetzal@yoyo.cc.monash.edu.au>

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children | boy | captain hook | hero | pirate | See more »

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It will live in your heart forever! See more »


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Release Date:

5 February 1953 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Peter Pan  »

Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$87,400,000 (USA)
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(RCA Sound System)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

In an earlier storyboard, Michael was to have come with Wendy and Peter, but John was to have stayed behind. The reason why was because John was originally intended to have been more like his father. See more »

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When Peter Pan rescues Tiger Lily and he is flying her away, she spits out water and her lips move to say "thank you" but no words come out. This is a common occurrence when one's breathing has been impaired. See more »

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[first lines]
Narrator: All this has happened before, and it will all happen again. But this time it happened in London. It happened on a quiet street in Bloomsbury. That corner house over there is the home of the Darling family. And Peter Pan chose this particular house because there were people here who believed in him.
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A message appears during the credits: "Walt Disney Productions is grateful to the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, London, to which Sir James M. Barrie gave his copyright of Peter Pan." See more »

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Soundtracks

Following the Leader
Music by Oliver Wallace
Lyrics by Ted Sears and Winston Hibler
Sung by Bobby Driscoll, Paul Collins, Tommy Luske, and Lost Boys cast (uncredited)
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Wonderful, magical Disney classic
28 March 2000 | by (California) – See all my reviews

This is one of the most charming, magical movies ever! It is an adaptation of James Barrie's Peter Pan, the story of the boy who wouldn't grow up. It starts in London, where a very proper Wendy has one night left in the nursery before she most grow up. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Darling are out for an office party, and the nursemaid, a dog named Nana is tied up outside for the night. Peter Pan comes and takes Wendy and her brothers John and Micheal away to Neverland, "the second star to the right and staight on til morning", with the help of the pixie dust from the jealous little pixie Tinkerbell. A sprinkling of the dust makes them fly, just like Peter does. Once in Neverland they encounter mermaids, Indians, and the foppish, but evil villian Captain Hook. This beloved story will bring you back to your childhood and this delightful score will be hard to forget! It is sure to have you singing along! This is a wonderful movie that can be enjoyed by children and adults alike!


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