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Another live-action musical version of the play, with all-new songs, rather than the ones used in the famous Mary Martin production.

Director:

Dwight Hemion

Writers:

J.M. Barrie (play), Andrew Birkin (adaptation) | 2 more credits »
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Mia Farrow ... Peter Pan
Danny Kaye ... Captain Hook / Mr. Darling
Paula Kelly ... Tiger Lily
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lynsey Baxter ... Jane
Peppi Borza Peppi Borza ... Pirate #3
Michael Crane Michael Crane ... Pirate #4
Michael Deeks Michael Deeks ... Curly
Fred Evans Fred Evans ... Pirate #3
Jill Gascoine ... Wendy (as an adult)
John Gielgud ... Narrator
George Harris ... Pirate #5
Oscar James Oscar James ... Pirate #1
Max Latimer Max Latimer ... Pirate #2
Nicholas Lyndhurst ... Tootles
Virginia McKenna ... Mrs. Darling
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Another live-action musical version of the play, with all-new songs, rather than the ones used in the famous Mary Martin production.

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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 December 1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hallmark Hall of Fame: Peter Pan (#26.3) See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The original Broadway production of "Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up" by Sir James M. Barrie opened at the Empire Theater on November 6, 1905, ran for two hundred twenty-three performances, closed on May 20, 1906, and starred nineteenth century Broadway actress Maude Adams, who never made a movie, and who should not be confused with actress-model Maud Adams. See more »

Crazy Credits

In the opening credits, Danny Kaye is credited with playing only Captain Hook, although he also plays Mr. Darling. See more »

Connections

Edited into Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951) See more »

Soundtracks

Once Upon a Bedtime
Written by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley
Sung by Julie Andrews
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An original adaptation for television...
20 April 2004 | by three-stripSee all my reviews

This version of _Peter Pan_ is an original adaptation for television. It is not to be confused with the 1954 Mary Martin Broadway production that was broadcast live at least twice in the fifties and on tape in 1960, at last preserved for posterity.

This 1976 television special does not feature the Charlap & Leigh and Styne, Comden & Green score or Jerome Robbins' staging.

This _Peter Pan_ is a disappointing version that offers a lackluster performance by Mia Farrow in the title role and a forgettable one by Danny Kaye as Mister Darling and Captain Hook. Somehow the distinguished John Gielgud and Julie Andrews found themselves contributing, respectively, the narration and the vocal performance of one song to this second-rate effort.

The charmless score was by Anthony Newley & Leslie Bricusse.


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