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Peter Pan (1960)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Family | Fantasy  -  8 December 1960 (USA)
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In this magical tale about the boy who refuses to grow up, Peter Pan and his mischievous fairy sidekick Tinkerbell visit the nursery of Wendy, Michael, and John Darling. With a sprinkling ... See full summary »

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In this magical tale about the boy who refuses to grow up, Peter Pan and his mischievous fairy sidekick Tinkerbell visit the nursery of Wendy, Michael, and John Darling. With a sprinkling of pixie dust, Peter and his new friends fly out the nursery window and over London to Never-Never Land. The children experience many wonderful and exciting adventures with the Lost Boys, Tiger Lily's Indian tribe, and Peter's arch enemy, the dastardly pirate Captain Hook. Written by David Mullich <dmullich@aol.com>

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During the pirate ship scene, the pirate "Checko" is depicted as being sent into a cabin in which he is killed by Pan, but it is seen during the fight scene and is show tied up along with other pirates during the finale. See more »

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Live theatre productions have different rules than cinema, regarding suspension of disbelief. Most examples of crew or equipment visible, and related imperfect illusions, are not goofs in this genre. See more »

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Narrator: Some say that as we grow up, we become different people at different ages, but I don't believe this. I think we remain the same throughout, merely passing in these years from one room, to another, but always in the same house. If we unlock the rooms of the far past, we can look in and see ourselves beginning to become you and me.
WendyJohn: [dressed up like their parents and dancing] One-two-three, one-two-three, one-two-three, one-two-three.
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Remake of Producers' Showcase: Peter Pan (1955) See more »

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Ugg-a-Wugg
Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green
Sung by Mary Martin, Sondra Lee, Maureen Bailey,Joey Trent, Kent Fletcher, Lost Boys, and Indians
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To me, the undisputed champion of Peter Pan films.
4 January 2004 | by (Pittsburgh, Pa) – See all my reviews

This is truly a magical movie. The singing, the colors, the flying. Mary Martin embodies Peter Pan so gracefully and whimsically that I cannot imagine this character as played by anyone else. I view this Peter Pan as the best and most classic depiction of the boy who never grew up.


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