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Alice in Wonderland (1951)

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Alice stumbles into the world of Wonderland. Will she get home? Not if the Queen of Hearts has her way.

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Lewis Carroll (adaptation) (as Lewis Carrol), Winston Hibler (story) | 12 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kathryn Beaumont ... Alice (voice)
Ed Wynn ... Mad Hatter (voice)
Richard Haydn ... Caterpillar (voice)
Sterling Holloway ... Cheshire Cat (voice)
Jerry Colonna ... March Hare (voice)
Verna Felton ... Queen of Hearts (voice)
J. Pat O'Malley ... Walrus / Carpenter / Dee / Dum (voice) (as Pat O'Malley)
Bill Thompson Bill Thompson ... White Rabbit / Dodo (voice)
Heather Angel ... Alice's Sister (voice)
Joseph Kearns ... Doorknob (voice)
Larry Grey Larry Grey ... Bill (voice)
Queenie Leonard ... Bird in the Tree (voice)
Dink Trout Dink Trout ... King of Hearts (voice)
Doris Lloyd ... The Rose (voice)
James MacDonald James MacDonald ... Dormouse (voice)
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Storyline

Alice is a daydreaming young girl. She finds learning poems and listening to literature boring. She prefers stories with pictures and to live inside her imagination. One day, while enduring just such a poetry reading, she spots a large white rabbit...dressed in a jacket and carrying a large watch. He scurries off, saying he's late, for a very important date. She follows him through the forest. He then disappears down a rabbit hole. Alice follows, leading her to all manner of discoveries, characters and adventures. Written by grantss

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The Most Wonderful Trial in Town! See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 September 1951 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alice in Wonderland See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$5,232,000, 31 December 1951
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Walt Disney Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Walt Disney toyed with the idea of having a live-action Alice explore an animated Wonderland, similar to the Alice Comedies starring Virginia Davis, Margie Gay, and Lois Hardwick. Color screen tests of Mary Pickford as Alice were made for a proposed live-action/animation version of the story. See more »

Goofs

During "The Walrus and the Carpenter", the appearance of the walrus' eyes is inconsistent between shots. Some shots have just little black dot eyes, while some shots have him with full pupils and colored eyes. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Alice's sister: [reading from a history book] "... leaders, and had been of late much accustomed to usurpation and conquest. Edwin and Morcar, the Earls of Mercia and Northumbria, declared for him: and even Stigand..." Alice.
[camera zooms out to show Alice sitting in a tree, playing with Dinah and making a chain of daisies]
Alice: Hmm? Oh, I'm listening.
Alice's sister: "And even Stigand, the archbishop of Canterbury, agreed to meet with William and offer him the crown. William's conduct at first was moderate."
[...]
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Alternate Versions

A newly discovered song "I'm Odd" sung by the Cheshire Cat appears on the Special Edition DVD. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Amazing Race: Gorilla? Gorilla? Gorilla? (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

The Caucus Race (Reprise)
(1951) (uncredited)
Performed by Chorus
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User Reviews

 
My favourite of all the Disney animated movies and worth a look for any Disney fans.
8 May 2005 | by greatbritain1989See all my reviews

For a lot of people on this site, this is either one of thew best Disney movies or one of the worst. There is about 40 animated Disney movies and my personal favourite will always be the mad world of Wonderland. I don't actually know why but to me this is what i always thought about as a child, a mad world where simply nothing made sense. It goes like dynamite at only seventy two minutes and in that they have an array of entertaining characters and fourteen entertaining songs. To me it is the genius of Disney creating an entertaining look at a child's world. I think it is because of the Jungle Book that this is not as popular as some of the Disney Classics but you can't help but smile when you watch the Queen of hearts and the Mad Hatter being their own creative self's in the wonder of this amazingly clever gem


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