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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 »
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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 »
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I was there in 1960 when Peter Pan was taped.... 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
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Jerry Johnson ... Pirate (uncredited)
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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:
Cyril Ritchard won the 1955 Tony Award (New York City) for Supporting or Featured Actor in a Musical for playing the same roles that he did in this production.See more »
Goofs:
Incorrectly regarded as goofs: When the medicine has been contaminated, it changes color from white to red, yet Peter doesn't notice. In the conventions of theater, this may be purely for the benefit of the audience, and not visible to the characters on stage.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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7 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
I was there in 1960 when Peter Pan was taped...., 15 January 2007
Author: echoch1 from United States

This thread has some confusing information in it. I think I can add some information.

The 1955 version of Peter Pan was done live from NY and then redone the following year. That version was preserved on Kinescope, but not videotape.

In 1960, NBC re-staged the production and videotaped it in their wonderful old Brooklyn studios - by the way, I believe that The Cosby Show in the '80s was produced at the same NBC Brooklyn Studios.

The 1960 production was videotaped and rebroadcast a number of times, and may be available on VHS now.

As the 4-year old son of an NBC publicity flack, I had the wonderful privilege of attending the taping of the show and I have a magnificent b&w photograph of me, in a gray flannel suit - in gray shorts no less - with Mary Martin in full costume.

It is one of the treasures of my childhood and Peter Pan has always been a favorite of mine.

By the way, there is/was a cast recording of Peter Pan - I want to say that it was on RCA Victor records, since of course, RCA owned NBC. But I have always been under the impression that is was of the Broadway play. This thread implies that the show never made it to Broadway, so I am not sure. However, I am certain that there was a record - vinyl, 33 1/3, long play, etc.

"I know a place where dreams are born...."

Eric

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