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101 Dalmatians (1961)
"One Hundred and One Dalmatians" (original title)

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When a litter of dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella De Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Pongo (voice)
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Colonel / Jasper (voice)
Betty Lou Gerson ...
Cruella De Vil / Miss Birdwell (voice)
Martha Wentworth ...
Nanny / Queenie / Lucy (voice)
Ben Wright ...
Roger (voice)
Cate Bauer ...
Perdita (voice)
David Frankham ...
Sgt. Tibs (voice) (as Dave Frankham)
Frederick Worlock ...
Horace / Inspector Craven (voice) (as Fred Worlock)
Lisa Davis ...
Anita (voice)
Tom Conway ...
Quizmaster / Collie (voice)
Tudor Owen ...
Towser (voice)
George Pelling ...
Danny (voice)
Ramsay Hill ...
Television Announcer / Labrador (voice)
Sylvia Marriott ...
(voice)
Queenie Leonard ...
Princess (voice)
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Storyline

Pongo and Perdita have a litter of 15 puppies. Cruella De Vil takes a fancy to the pups, and wants to get hold of them, as well as more pups, to make herself a lovely dalmatian skin coat... Cruella hires some thugs to kidnap the pups and hold them at her mansion. Will Pongo and Perdita find them in time ? Written by Colin Tinto <cst@imdb.com>

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Taglines:

It's A Comedy - It's A Mystery - It's A Thriller - It's New - It's Different - It's Delightful - It's FUN ! See more »


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Release Date:

25 January 1961 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

101 Dalmatians  »

Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$153,000,000 (USA)
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Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording) (5.0) (L-R)

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(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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When Walt Disney read Dodie Smith's story in 1956, he immediately snapped up the film rights. Smith had always secretly hoped that Disney would do just that. See more »

Goofs

When the Colonel is first shown, his fur is brown. In later scenes, it is gray. See more »

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[first lines]
Pongo: My story begins in London, not so very long ago. And yet so much has happened since then, that it seems more like an eternity.
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"One Hundred and One Dalmatians" is among my Mouse House's favorites.And Cruella is second only to Sleeping Beauty's Maleficent ,as far as the villains are concerned.Cruella's character is so vile that my wife gave that nickname to her wicked headmistress (who really looks the part)! Pongo,Perdita,their offspring and all the rest have a long way to go before tasting the quiet joys of home.Very good scene in the park when the two dogs fall in love and make their masters do the same.And during the long walk across the snow ,aren't they nice all these puppies? I did not like the remake (and its abominable follow-up) Cruella is a cartoon character and even a superior actress such Glenn Close was bound to fail.


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