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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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Cast

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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It will live in your heart forever! See more »


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Release Date:

5 February 1953 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Petar Pan  »

Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$87,400,000 (USA)
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Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Henry Brandon was the live action reference model for Captain Hook. See more »

Goofs

When Michael falls behind Peter Wendy and John as they are flying to Neverland, Michael sees Nana barking and uses Tinkerbell to sprinkle Pixie Dust on her. In the next shot as Michael flies away John is right in front of him. This is impossible since John Peter and Wendy were so far ahead of him by this time they wouldn't be visible in the shot. 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 »

Connections

Referenced in Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Coraline (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

The Elegant Captain Hook
Music by Sammy Fain
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Sung by Hans Conried and Bill Thompson (uncredited)
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I dunno about you, but it lives in mine!
26 January 1999 | by (here) – See all my reviews

This was one of the best Disney classics, no masterpieces made, it was funny, colorful, lively, stylish, entertaining, thrilling, and had everything in it, to go round. I give it a 9 out of 10.


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