PETER PAN (Theatrical Release USA 1953)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.0|5.0 Starsìììì

Peter Pan—highly creative and imaginative story—shows the talents of the Disney team as they produce another outstanding animated film that works very well for the child and the adult. This treatment of the Peter Pan story is exceptionally well done, worth the watch, and makes an outstanding addition to the family home video collection. Although the film emerges from the decade of the 1950s, there is no lack and no dating or loss of entertainment value in the film...a classic masterpiece.

Storyline

Peter Pan appears in the nursery of the Darling children and takes them on an adventure to Never Land.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Directors Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, and Jack Kinney for directing effort. Thank you to Producer Walt Disney for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Peter Pan (voice of Bobby Driscoll), Wendy Darling (voice of Kathryn Beaumont), Captain Hook/Mr. Darling (voice of Hans Conried), Mr. Smee/Pirates (voice of Bill Thompson), Mrs. Darling (voice of Heather Angel), John Darling (voice of Paul Collins), Michael Darling (voice of Tommy Luske), Indian Chief (voice of Candy Candido), and Narrator (Tom Conway).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. Excellent treatment of this classic children’s story.

Ben Meyers

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