Peter Pan (1953 movie)

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Peter Pan
Directed by Clyde Geronimi
Wilfred Jackson
Hamilton Luske
Produced by Walt Disney
Screenplay by Milt Banta
William Cottrell
Winston Hibler
Bill Peet
Erdman Penner
Joe Rinaldi
Ted Sears
Ralph Wright
Story by J. M. Barrie (Play)
Narrated by Tom Conway
Starring Bobby Driscoll
Kathryn Beaumont
Hans Conried
Paul Collins
Tommy Luske
Music by Oliver Wallace
Studio Walt Disney Productions
Distributed by RKO Radio Pictures
Release date(s) February 5, 1953 (1953-02-05)
Running time 76 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $4 million[1]
Money made $87,404,651[1]

Peter Pan is a 1953 American animated movie. It was produced by Walt Disney. It is the 14th movie in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series. It is based on the play Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up by J. M. Barrie. It was first released on February 5, 1953 by RKO Pictures. Peter Pan is the last Disney animated movie released through RKO. Walt Disney then made his own distribution company, Buena Vista Distribution.

It was released in 1990 as part of the Walt Disney Classic Collection. It was released on March 3, 1998 as part of the Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection. It was released on March 6, 2007 as a Platinum Edition. It was released on February 5, 2013 to celebrate its 60th anniversary.

The movie was entered into the 1953 Cannes Film Festival.[2] A sequel called Return to Never Land was released in 2002. A series of direct-to-DVD movies about Tinker Bell began in 2008.

Release Dates[change | change source]

Country Premiere
 United States 5 February 1953
 Brazil 10 April 1953
 Argentina 7 July 1953
 United Kingdom 27 July 1953
Republic of Ireland Ireland 31 July 1953
 Australia 16 October 1953
Mexico Mexico 11 December 1953
 Italy 16 December 1953
 Australia 18 December 1953
 Finland 18 December 1953
 Sweden 21 December 1953
 West Germany 22 December 1953
 France 23 December 1953
 Denmark 26 December 1953
 Norway 26 December 1953
 Portugal 8 April 1954
 Netherlands 13 August 1954
 Hong Kong 16 September 1954
 Austria 3 December 1954
 Poland 6 December 1954
 Japan 9 March 1955
 Israel 9 April 1955
 Turkey December 1955
 South Korea 13 June 1957
 Kuwait 24 December 1993

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