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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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puppy | dalmatian | dog | pet | birth | See more »

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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(RCA Sound Recording)| (1979 re-issue)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Characters from Lady and the Tramp (1955) are shown in brief cameos during the Twilight Bark scene: Jock is first shown coming out of a doghouse and then barking into the drainpipe to a dog in an upper apartment. The strays Peg and her friend the bulldog are seen in a pet shop with various puppies, and both Lady and Tramp are shown very briefly with several dogs at the end of the scene when the barking reaches across the entire city. See more »

Goofs

In the title screen, you can see that all of the pictures are different poses of Pongo. But looking closer, some are clearly designed to be Perdita, especially when in the same pose together, when she was designed/spotted to be Pongo; despite the slimmer body. 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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Dalmatian Plantation
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Disney Brings Us Another Fabulous Animated Movie!
31 May 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film is yet another one that I saw an extremely long time ago, and now I am going to critique it. In my opinion, Walt Disney and Company bring us another fabulous animated movie that is absolutely funny and hysterical, 101 Dalmations! I recall that I was just laughing, laughing, and laughing at this movie the first time that I saw it, I mean that this film is really hysterical, and that means that it is filled with a very large amount of laughs! In my opinion, this is another one of the greatest animated movies that I have ever seen in my whole life, and that is really saying a lot because I have seen a lot of really great animated feature films since I was a very little kid! Not only is this film one of the greatest animated feature films, but it is also one of my all time favorite animated feature films!

Now I am going to say some pros, I have no cons, but pros. This film has got a lot of what a really great animated feature film like this one has got, it has got some great voices, great animation, and great everything! I have nothing that I can say that is not in this remarkable movies favor, and because I have nothing to say that is not in this movies favor, it is therefore a perfect movie! This really is a perfect movie, it is absolutely funny, exciting in a lot of parts, and overall is a very remarkable film that it an extraordinarily good time!

This just might be a little pointless of me to say, but I really advise that you see this movie if you haven't, because like I was, you are going to be laughing yourself silly! You are probably going to think that this is one of the greatest animated feature films that you have ever seen, so overall, this film is a must see movie that you are going to enjoy!

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