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Director:
Writers:
Jerome Robbins (adaptation)
J.M. Barrie (based on the play by)
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Release Date:
8 December 1960 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
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... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
A childhood dream See more (27 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Mary Martin ... Peter Pan
Cyril Ritchard ... Mr. Darling / Captain Hook
Lynn Fontanne ... Narrator
Maureen Bailey ... Wendy / Jane
Margalo Gillmore ... Mrs. Darling
Sondra Lee ... Tiger Lily
Joe E. Marks ... Smee
Norman Shelly ... Nana / Crocodile
Joey Trent ... John
Kent Fletcher ... Michael
Jacqueline Mayro ... Liza
Edmund Gaynes ... Slightly
Bill Snowden ... Curly
Carson Woods ... Nibs
Benedict Herrman ... First Twin (as Brad Herrman)

Luke Halpin ... Second Twin
David Komoroff ... Tootles
Richard Wyatt ... Lion
Joan Tewkesbury ... Ostrich
Peggy Maurer ... Wendy Grown-up
John Holland ... Black Bill
Robert Vanselow ... Starkey (as Bob Vanselow)
Richard Winter ... Cecco
George Zima ... Kangaroo
Frank Lindsay ... Pirate
Frank Marasco ... Pirate
Arthur Partington ... Pirate
Jim Sisco ... Pirate
Kirby Smith ... Pirate
John Smolko ... Pirate
Arthur Tookoian ... Pirate (as Arthur Tookoyan)
James B. Welch ... Pirate
Linda Dangcil ... Indian
George Lake ... Indian
Lisa Lang ... Indian
Diki Lerner ... Indian
Annabelle Lyon ... Indian
Robert Piper ... Indian
Suzanne Rivera ... Indian
Anne Wallace ... Indian
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jerry Johnson ... Pirate (uncredited)

Directed by
Vincent J. Donehue 
 
Writing credits
Jerome Robbins (adaptation)

J.M. Barrie (based on the play by) (as Sir James M. Barrie)

Produced by
Richard Halliday .... executive producer
 
Costume Design by
Sophie Devine  (as Motley)
 
Production Management
William Dannhauser .... unit manager
 
Art Department
Peter Larkin .... scenery designer
 
Music Department
Louis Adrian .... conductor
Louis Adrian .... musical director
Ray Barr .... music coordinator
Elmer Bernstein .... composer: incidental music
Peter Howard .... assistant to conductor
Peter Howard .... musician: Tinker Bell
John Lesko .... conductor
Trude Rittman .... composer: incidental music
Albert Sendrey .... orchestrator
 
Other crew
Larry Elikann .... technical director (as Lawrence Elikann)
Rick Kelly .... production associate
Marcia Kuyper .... associate director
Jerome Robbins .... choreographer
Don Shirley Jr. .... additional scenery
 

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100 min
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Trivia:
The original Broadway production of "Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up" by J.M. Barrie opened at the Empire Theater on November 6, 1905, ran for 223 performances, closed on May 20, 1906 and starred stage actress Maude Adams, who died in her eighties in 1953, never made a film, and is not to be confused with the Maud Adams who appeared in the James Bond film Octopussy (1983).See more »
Goofs:
Incorrectly regarded as goofs: 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 »
Quotes:
[first lines]
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.
Wendy, John:[dressed up like their parents and dancing] One-two-three, one-two-three, one-two-three, one-two-three.
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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
A childhood dream, 25 December 1999
Author: bekayess from Orlando, FL

My earliest recollection of seeing PETER PAN (which, like Marta's, was second only to THE WIZARD OF OZ as the "movie" of my childhood) must have been sometime around 63 or 64 (when I was only 6 or 7)--I'm not even sure of the year, maybe earlier, maybe later, but I remember watching it on my aunt and uncle's TV in their basement family room and clapping for Tinker Bell. Then, many years later, I read that NBC was going to offer us another showing (1988?) and I had my VCR ready. Despite the primitive video tape recording of the picture and sound, this version of PETER PAN still enchants me at age 43 (well, in two weeks, anyway). And how wonderful it is to have Mary Martin's performance recorded for posterity. What is more interesting to me is that when I finally had the opportunity to direct the music for a stage production (in 1994, and with a wonderful actor named Kathy St. George as Peter) it was that the adults in the audience were the ones most caught up in the spell--but the children, too, "believed." I'm watching the video now and Tink's about to die, so I better get ready to show my belief in her.

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