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Writers:
J.M. Barrie (play)
Ted Sears (story) ...
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Release Date:
5 February 1953 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
Walt Disney's Immortal [Peter Pan] See more »
Plot:
Wendy and her brothers are whisked away to the magical world of Neverland with the hero of their stories, Peter Pan. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Disney Version Technically Superb;Plot is Oversimplified See more (75 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Bobby Driscoll ... Peter Pan (voice)

Kathryn Beaumont ... Wendy Darling (voice)

Hans Conried ... Captain Hook / Mr. Darling (voice)
Bill Thompson ... Mr. Smee / Pirates (voice)
Heather Angel ... Mrs. Darling (voice)

Paul Collins ... John Darling (voice)
Tommy Luske ... Michael Darling (voice)
Candy Candido ... Indian Chief (voice)
Tom Conway ... Narrator (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tony Butala ... Lost Boy (voice) (uncredited)
Carol Coombs ... (voice) (uncredited)
Robert Ellis ... Lost Boy (voice) (uncredited)

June Foray ... Mermaid / Squaw (voice) (uncredited)
Connie Hilton ... Mermaid (voice) (uncredited)
Margaret Kerry ... Mermaid (voice) (uncredited)
Karen Kester ... (voice) (uncredited)
Johnny McGovern ... Lost Boy (voice) (uncredited)
Norma Jean Nilsson ... (voice) (uncredited)
Thurl Ravenscroft ... Chorus Singer (singing voice) (uncredited)
Jeffrey Silver ... Lost Boy (voice) (uncredited)
Stuffy Singer ... Lost Boy (voice) (uncredited)
Anne Whitfield ... (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Clyde Geronimi 
Wilfred Jackson 
Hamilton Luske 
Jack Kinney (uncredited)
 
Writing credits
J.M. Barrie (play "Peter Pan") (as Sir James M. Barrie)

Ted Sears (story) &
Erdman Penner (story) &
Bill Peet (story) &
Winston Hibler (story) &
Joe Rinaldi (story) &
Milt Banta (story) &
Ralph Wright (story) &
William Cottrell (story) (as Bill Cottrell)

Produced by
Walt Disney .... producer
 
Original Music by
Oliver Wallace 
 
Film Editing by
Donald Halliday 
 
Sound Department
Robert O. Cook .... sound recordist
C.O. Slyfield .... sound director
Harold J. Steck .... sound recordist
 
Visual Effects by
Blaine Gibson .... effects animator
Ub Iwerks .... special processes
Dan MacManus .... effects animator
Joshua Meador .... effects animator
George Rowley .... effects animator
Aurelio x. Vera Jr. .... restoration artist (restored version)
 
Animation Department
Hal Ambro .... character animator
Ken Anderson .... layout artist
Dick Anthony .... background artist
Mary Blair .... color and styling
Bob Carlson .... character animator
Les Clark .... directing animator
Eric Cleworth .... character animator
Claude Coats .... color and styling
Tom Codrick .... layout artist
Don DaGradi .... color and styling (as Don Da Gradi)
Marc Davis .... directing animator
Al Dempster .... background artist
Eyvind Earle .... background artist
Norman Ferguson .... directing animator (as Norm Ferguson)
Hugh Fraser .... character animator
Don Griffith .... layout artist
Jerry Hathcock .... character animator
John Hench .... color and styling
Hugh Hennesy .... layout artist
Ray Huffine .... background artist
Ralph Hulett .... background artist
Alex Ignatiev .... animator
Ollie Johnston .... directing animator
Bill Justice .... character animator
Milt Kahl .... directing animator
Ward Kimball .... directing animator
Hal King .... character animator
Art Landy .... background artist
Eric Larson .... directing animator
John Lounsbery .... directing animator
Don Lusk .... character animator
Brice Mack .... background artist
Fred Moore .... character animator
Lance Nolley .... layout artist
Cliff Nordberg .... character animator
Ken O'Brien .... character animator
Kendall O'Connor .... layout artist (as A. Kendall O'Connor)
Charles Philippi .... layout artist
Thor Putnam .... layout artist
Wolfgang Reitherman .... directing animator
Art Riley .... background artist
Art Stevens .... character animator
McLaren Stewart .... layout artist
Frank Thomas .... directing animator
Harvey Toombs .... character animator
Clair Weeks .... character animator
Judge Whitaker .... character animator
Thelma Witmer .... background artist
Marvin Woodward .... character animator
Al Zinnen .... layout artist
Phyllis Craig .... painter (uncredited)
David Swift .... animator (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Jud Conlon .... vocal arranger
Edward H. Plumb .... orchestrator (as Edward Plumb)
Al Teeter .... music editor
Milt Holland .... musician: percussionist (uncredited)
Edmundo Santos .... lyrics: Spanish version (uncredited)
 
Other crew
J.M. Barrie .... copyright: to which Sir James M. Barrie gave his copyright of Peter Pan. (as Sir James M. Barrie)
Walt Disney .... presenter
Henry Brandon .... live action model: Captain Hook (uncredited)
Roland Dupree .... live action model: Peter Pan (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
77 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
3 Channel Stereo (RCA Sound System) (5.0 Surround Sound) (L-R)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
The melody for "The Second Star to the Right" was originally written for Alice in Wonderland (1951) for a song that was to be called "Beyond the Laughing Sky".See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The pillow on a bench just inside the nursery window is round, save for a later shot, in which case, it is square. Likewise, the chair to the window's right normally has a red seat, but it turns blue temporarily.See more »
Quotes:
[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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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Kingdom Hearts (2002) (VG)See more »
Soundtrack:
Your Mother and MineSee more »

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World Premiere Happened When & Where?
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7 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Disney Version Technically Superb;Plot is Oversimplified, 4 November 2000
Author: (hans101067@altavista.com) from Cleveland, Ohio

Barrie's "PeterPan" is a highly complex story.There are strong elements of social satire,moral ambiguities,deep psychological issues,and emotional traumas investigated in this play.Almost all these aspects have been eliminated in the animated version.Topics such as: dealing with our parents,abandonment,mixed feelings toward our loved ones,and developing a mature adult libidinal attitude have all been erased.Hook's escape at the end,and the return of Peter AND the Lost Boys to Neverland violate some of the core elements of the story.Those criticisms aside,this is really well done.The animation is excellent;the characterizations are first-rate;and by actually having Peter done by a boy,an element of a (benign )sexual rivalry between Wendy and Tiger Lily is introduced.The boys,pirates,and Indians are marvelous,and the crocodile is a masterpiece.(He does act more like a dog than a reptile;Nana come back in disguise,maybe?He reminds me of a miniature dachshund I owned for 13 years.)This is probably the best way to introduce anyone to Peter Pan.

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