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Writers:
Charles M. Schulz (created by)
Charles M. Schulz (written by)
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Release Date:
28 April 1981 (USA) See more »
Plot:
When Snoopy turns Charlie Brown invisible in a magic act, he has trouble changing him back. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Primetime Emmy. See more »
User Reviews:
Magical Charlie! See more (6 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Phil Roman 
 
Writing credits
Charles M. Schulz (created by)

Charles M. Schulz (written by)

Produced by
Bill Melendez .... producer
Lee Mendelson .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Ed Bogas 
Judy Munsen 
 
Cinematography by
Nick Vasu 
 
Film Editing by
Roger Donley 
Chuck McCann 
 
Production Design by
Evert Brown 
Bernard Gruver 
Dean Spille 
 
Production Management
Carole Barnes .... production manager
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Thomas Baker .... animation camera operator (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Dale Baer .... animator
Carole Barnes .... checking
Bob Carlson .... animator
Utit Choomuang .... assistant animator
Eve Fletcher .... checking
Jane Gonzales .... checking
Valerie Green .... ink and paint artist
Lee Hoffman .... ink and paint artist
Karin Holmquist .... ink and paint artist
Sam Jaimes .... animator
Roubina Janian .... ink and paint artist
Mickey Kreyman .... ink and paint artist (as Micky Kreymann)
Joanne Lansing .... ink and paint supervisor
Larry Leichliter .... assistant animator
Adele Lenart .... ink and paint artist
Bill Littlejohn .... animator
Al Pabian .... assistant animator
Joan Pabian .... ink and paint artist
Chandra Poweris .... ink and paint artist
Emalene Seutter .... ink and paint artist
Hank Smith .... animator
Karen Webb .... ink and paint artist
 
Other crew
Sandy Claxton Arnold .... production assistant
 

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USA:24 min
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Trivia:
The only Peanuts special where Charlie Brown kicks the ball out of Lucy's hand.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Linus's blanket apparently stayed shredded after Snoopy tried the trick where it would be put back together again, yet in the next shot, his blanket is perfectly fine.See more »
Quotes:
Lucy van Pelt:[after Charlie Brown finally reappears from his invisibility and Lucy pulls the ball away from him again] Welcome home, Charlie Brown.
Charlie Brown:I did it! I finally kicked that football!
Lucy van Pelt:Oh, no, you didn't! I just pulled it away!
Charlie Brown:I did it when I was invisible. I did it!
Lucy van Pelt:You can't prove it, Charlie Brown. No one will believe you.
Charlie Brown:[as he comes over to them] Snoopy knows I did it. He made it possible.
Lucy van Pelt:[angrily] Why, that stupid dog of yours couldn't disappear himself out of a paper bag!
[Snoopy growls at her for that, then starts zapping her with a spell]
Lucy van Pelt:Hey, what are you doing?
[She starts rising in the air]
[...]
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Movie Connections:
Featured in You Don't Look 40, Charlie Brown! (1990) (TV)See more »

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6 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Magical Charlie!, 5 May 2006
Author: krzykra from Dallas, Tx

A magic show can only mean disaster for poor Charlie Brown and his friends, especially when Snoopy is the magician. This charming special is an exceptionally good one in the long line of Peanuts specials, containing the basic ingredients that make up the Peanuts strips- humor, simplicity, and innocence.

Snoopy puts on a magic show for the neighborhood kids, and when he makes Charlie Brown disappear (for real!) he can't figure out how to get him back. But rest assured, Snoopy always finds a way in the end, doesn't he? This show gives us some surprising twists to the ordinary world of Peanuts, including a glimpse (for the first and only time, as far as I know) inside Snoopy's doghouse, Charlie Brown's victory at kicking the football (maybe), and a rare moment of Lucy getting (in my opinion) her well-deserved comeuppance when Snoopy performs a feat of levitation on her and leaves her in a very interesting situation.

Great fun is always had with Charlie Brown and the gang. This is definitely one to add to the collection.

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