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Peter Pan (1953)

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Wendy and her brothers are whisked away to the magical world of Neverland with the hero of their stories, Peter Pan.

Writers:

J.M. Barrie (play) (as Sir James M. Barrie), Ted Sears (story) | 7 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Bobby Driscoll ... Peter Pan (voice)
Kathryn Beaumont ... Wendy Darling (voice)
Hans Conried ... Captain Hook / Mr. Darling (voice)
Bill Thompson ... Mr. Smee / Pirates (voice)
Heather Angel ... Mrs. Darling (voice)
Paul Collins Paul Collins ... John Darling (voice)
Tommy Luske Tommy Luske ... Michael Darling (voice)
Candy Candido ... Indian Chief (voice)
Tom Conway ... Narrator (voice)
Roland Dupree Roland Dupree ... (voice)
Don Barclay ... (voice)
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Storyline

An adaptation of J. M. Barrie's story about a boy who never grew up. The three children of the Darling family receive a visit from Peter Pan, who takes them to Never Land, where an ongoing war between Peter's gang of rag-tag runaways and the evil Pirate Captain Hook is taking place. Written by Tim Pickett <quetzal@yoyo.cc.monash.edu.au>

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Walt Disney's Immortal [Peter Pan] See more »


Certificate:

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Parents Guide:

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Trivia

The phrase "Second to the right and straight on till morning" was changed into "Second star to the right..." for the Disney version. Also, since the stage musical version with Mary Martin opened on Broadway in 1954, non-Disney versions have used the term "Never Never Land" as opposed to "Neverland." See more »

Goofs

When Hook gets the idea to manipulate Tinker Bell, he calls for Smee to give him his best hook. Hook then takes a golden hook and replaces his normal silver one with it, screwing it into the silver base. However, in the next scene, after throwing Smee from the room, the base is inexplicably gold. It remains gold in the scene with Hook and Tinker Bell. Also, Hook previously placed a ring on his golden hook and it is not present during his scene with Tinker Bell. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Narrator: All this has happened before, and it will all happen again. But this time it happened in London. It happened on a quiet street in Bloomsbury. That corner house over there is the home of the Darling family. And Peter Pan chose this particular house because there were people here who believed in him.
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Crazy Credits

A message appears during the credits: "Walt Disney Productions is grateful to the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, London, to which Sir J.M. Barrie gave his copyright of Peter Pan." See more »

Alternate Versions

In the 1990 video, instead of the original RKO logo, the film opens with the entire Walt Disney Pictures logo, with the Walt Disney Pictures theme replacing part of "The Second Star to the Right." In the 1998 video, 1999, 2002 and 2007 DVD, the RKO logo and music are restored, but they occur after the Walt Disney Pictures logo opens the film. In the 2013 and 2018 Blu-Ray/DVD, the Walt Disney Pictures logo isn't used at all and just begins with the RKO logo. See more »

Connections

Referenced in How I Met Your Mother: The Front Porch (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

The Second Star to the Right
(uncredited)
Music by Sammy Fain
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Sung by the Jud Conlon Chorus and The Mellowmen Quartet
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Magnificent!
8 September 2000 | by action-6See all my reviews

Peter Pan is one of Disney`s best movies of all time. It is about the boy, who didn`t want to grow up and it is a fabolous adventure that is high on atmosphere, adventure, style and entertainment. Many of the songs are superb, and the voices are good. Watch it with the original English dialogue, it is way better than the poorly dubbed versions that plague European countries. If you want a superb adventure, go for "Peter Pan". 9/10


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

5 February 1953 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$957,256, 19 December 1982

Gross USA:

$87,404,651

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$87,404,651
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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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