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Pinocchio (1940)

NR 88 min - Animation, Family - 23 February 1940
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Lonely toymaker Geppetto has his wishes answered when the Blue Fairy arrives to bring his wooden puppet Pinocchio to life. Before becoming a real boy, however, Pinocchio must prove he's worthy as he sets off on an adventure with his whistling sidekick and conscience, Jiminy Cricket. From Stromboli's circus to Pleasure Island, Pinocchio is tested by many temptations, but slowly learns how to navigate right from wrong. With a few mishaps along the way, Geppetto's "little woodenhead" finally gets it right, proving that when you wish upon a star dreams really can come true!

Stars:  Mel Blanc, Don Brodie, Walter Catlett, Marion Darlington, Frankie Darro, Cliff Edwards, Dickie Jones, Charles Judels, Clarence Nash, Patricia Page, Christian Rub, Evelyn Venable

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Storyline

Lonely toymaker Geppetto has his wishes answered when the Blue Fairy arrives to bring his wooden puppet Pinocchio to life. Before becoming a real boy, however, Pinocchio must prove he's worthy as he sets off on an adventure with his whistling sidekick and conscience, Jiminy Cricket. From Stromboli's circus to Pleasure Island, Pinocchio is tested by many temptations, but slowly learns how to navigate right from wrong. With a few mishaps along the way, Geppetto's "little woodenhead" finally gets it right, proving that when you wish upon a star dreams really can come true!



Tagline: For anyone who has ever wished upon a star.

Genres: Animation, Family

Details

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  23 February 1940

Box Office

Budget:  $2,600,000
Revenue:  $84,300,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  RKO Radio Pictures, Walt Disney Productions

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 28 min

Academy Award Nominations and Wins

MUSIC (Original Score) — Leigh Harline, Paul J. Smith, Ned Washington – WON
MUSIC (Song) — “When You Wish Upon A Star,” Music by Leigh Harline; Lyrics by Ned Washington – WON


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