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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.

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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 Bill Thompson ... Mr. Smee / Pirates (voice)
Heather Angel ... Mrs. Darling (voice)
Paul Collins ... John Darling (voice)
Tommy Luske Tommy Luske ... Michael Darling (voice)
Candy Candido Candy Candido ... Indian Chief (voice)
Tom Conway ... Narrator (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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

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


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Release Date:

5 February 1953 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Petar Pan See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$957,256, 17 December 1982, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$87,404,651
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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)| Dolby Digital | Mono (RCA Sound Recording)| SDDS | DTS

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

JRR Tolkein was a Peter Pan fan. Neverland and the Lost Boys had a definite impact on Middle-earth; Peter Pan himself particularly influenced the elves. See more »

Goofs

In the final sword fight with Captain Hook, Peter Pan clearly cuts off Captain Hook's feather on his hat, which appears undamaged seconds later. 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 James M. Barrie gave his copyright of Peter Pan." See more »

Connections

Featured in J.M. Barrie, la vérité sur Peter Pan (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

The Second Star to the Right
Music by Sammy Fain
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
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User Reviews

 
Another blockbuster for Walt Disney
25 February 2003 | by NewEnglandPatSee all my reviews

This Disney cartoon classic offers flights of fancy that appeal directly to children's fertile imaginations. The ability to fly and be a devil-may-care youngster and never grow up, exploring a fantasy island of Indians, pirates, mermaids and mysterious caves is a powerful magnetic pull for young dreamers. The production's artwork is beautiful, and the characters and catchy tunes add to the pleasure of watching this movie. Peter Pan is nearly upstaged by his companion Tinker Bell, a temperamental pixie who is jealous and possessive of Peter's friendship with Wendy. Captain Hook and his shadow, the crocodile, the sniveling Smee, the beautiful mermaids, and the stoic Tiger Lily are all memorable characters. The catchy tunes also make this adventure one of Disney's best.


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