Peter Pan, the kid who doesn't want to grow up, arrives at the Darling home searching for his shadow. He meets the Darling children and takes them to Never-Never Land, where they will fight against Capt. Hook and his pirate ship and crew. At the end the children will be back in their warm beds.
The screen event of the season. the long awaited picturisation of Sir J.M. Barrie's classic with Barrie's own choice of "Peter." (Print Ad-Queanbeyan Age, ((Queanbeyan NSW)) 31 December 1926)
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Paramount spent nine months looking for an actress to star as Peter Pan. J.M. Barrie
's contract for the rights gave him star approval, and Paramount was unable to find an actress whom Barrie approved until they tested the then-unknown Betty Bronson
. See more
Peter Pan casts a shadow on the floor and on the furniture prior to retrieving his shadow. See more
John, wake up! There is a boy here who is to teach us to fly.
He's going to take us to the Never Land. He says there are mermaids and redskins.
John Napoleon Darling
I say, I'll get up at once... hello, I am up!
After the climactic fight with the pirates, Peter and the Lost Boys hoist a flag aboard the Jolly Roger. For the UK release of the film, the flag is the Union Jack; in the US version, this shot is replaced with one of the Stars and Stripes. See more
Version of Peter Pan