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Pinocchio (1940)

Film Title :                   Pinocchio

Classic No. :             2

UK Release Date :   May 13th 1940

US Release Date :   February 23rd 1940

Premiere Date :       February 7th 1940

Budget :                    $2,289,247

Box Office :              $84.2 million

Film length :              88 minutes

Based around :       Pinocchio is based on the Italian Children’s novel The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi.

Synopsis :                  The story begins in the workshop of inventor Gepetto who has always dreamed of having a son. One day he creates a wooden puppet boy and then wishes on a star that he would be a real boy. This wish is granted by the blue fairy and Pinocchio is alive but he will have to prove himself to become a real boy. Pinocchio is assigned a guide, Jiminy Cricket, by the blue fairy to help him along in proving himself to be brave, truthful and unselfish. But will Pinocchio get distracted by a sly fox and his cat sidekick or a greedy puppeteer, and what will he do when his father goes looking for him and is eaten by Monstro the whale?

 

Director :                   Norman Ferguson

T. Hee

Wilfred Jackson

Jack Kinney

Hamilton Luske

Bill Roberts

Ben Sharpsteen

Music :                      Leigh Harline

Paul J. Smith

Writing Credits :       Carlo Collodi

Ted Sears

Otto Englander

Webb Smith

William Cottrell

Joseph Sabo

Erdmann Penner

Aurelieus Battaglia

Follow ups :              No follow ups to date.

Awards :                   Pinocchio won two Academy Awards! One for Best Original Song – ‘When You Wish Upon A Star’ and one for Best Original Score.

Cast :

Figaro/Donkeys/Gideon (hiccup) Mel Blanc
Carnival Barkers Don Brodie
J. Worthington Foulfellow Walter Catlett
Birds Marion Darlington
Lampwick Frankie Darro
Jimin Cricket Cliff Edwards
Pinocchio/Alexander Dickie Jones
Stromboli/The Coachman Charles Judels
Roughhouse Statue/Donkeys Clarence Nash
Maronettes Patricia Page
Monstro Thurl Ravenscroft
Geppetto Christian Rub
The Blue Fairy Evelyn Venable

 

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Grand Jester Studios Disney Pinocchio Bust New Boxed 4038502
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Grolier Collectable Disney Christmas Ornament - PINOCCHIO - Boxed
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