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Pinocchio [1940 film] (1940)

by Ben Sharpsteen (Director), Aurelius Battaglia (Screenwriter), William Cottrell (Screenwriter), Otto Englander (Screenwriter), Hamilton Luske (Director)2 more, Joseph Sabo (Screenwriter), Ted Sears (Screenwriter)

Other authors: Mel Blanc (Voice), Don Brodie (Voice), Walter Catlett (Voice), Frankie Darro (Voice), Walt Disney (Producer)16 more, Cliff Edwards (Voice), Norman Ferguson (Sequence director), Leigh Harline (Composer), T. Hee (Sequence director), Wilfred Jackson (Sequence director), Dickie Jones (Voice), Charles Judels (Voice), Jack Kinney (Sequence director), Hamilton S. Luske (Director), Erdman Penner (Screenwriter), Bill Roberts (Sequence director), Christian Rub (Voice), Paul J. Smith (Music), Webb Smith (Screenwriter), Evelyn Venable (Voice), Oliver Wallace (Film score)

Series: Pinocchio (Disney) (1), Disney Animated Canon (1940 - 2)

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Woodcarver Geppetto has pets Figaro the cat and Cleo the fish. He has just made a little wooden puppet called Pinocchio. Wishing upon a star before he goes to bed, Geppetto wishes that Pinocchio would become a real boy. As Geppetto sleeps, the Blue Fairy arrives and partially grants his wish. Pinocchio can come to life, but he must prove himself worthy before becoming a real boy. He will require some guidance, and Jiminy Cricket agrees to act as his conscience. After some unfortunate incidents, Pinocchio finds himself in trouble. The Blue Fairy appears. Pinocchio lies to her and his nose grows. He is forgiven, but warned not to lie again.… (more)
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Walt Disney. Los Clásicos. Núm 2
  Segudet | Mar 25, 2021 |
A puppet comes to life and is given a cricket for a conscience.

Not bad as far as Disney movies go. Apart from the music (the score in particular is really great), there's nowhere near the quality of craftsmanship that went into Snow White.

Concept: A
Story: B
Characters: B
Dialog: A
Pacing: C
Cinematography: C
Special effects/design: C
Acting: D
Music: A

Enjoyment: B

GPA: 2.8/4 ( )
  comfypants | Feb 13, 2016 |
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Sharpsteen, BenDirectorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Battaglia, AureliusScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Cottrell, WilliamScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Englander, OttoScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Luske, HamiltonDirectormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Sabo, JosephScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Sears, TedScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Blanc, MelVoicesecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Brodie, DonVoicesecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Catlett, WalterVoicesecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Darro, FrankieVoicesecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Disney, WaltProducersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Edwards, CliffVoicesecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ferguson, NormanSequence directorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Harline, LeighComposersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hee, T.Sequence directorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jackson, WilfredSequence directorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jones, DickieVoicesecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Judels, CharlesVoicesecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kinney, JackSequence directorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Luske, Hamilton S.Directorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Penner, ErdmanScreenwritersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Roberts, BillSequence directorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Rub, ChristianVoicesecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Smith, Paul J.Musicsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Smith, WebbScreenwritersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Venable, EvelynVoicesecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wallace, OliverFilm scoresecondary authorall editionsconfirmed

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[after singing "When You Wish Upon a Star"] Pretty, huh? I'll bet a lot of you folks don't believe that, about a wish comin' true, do ya? Well, I didn't, either. Of course, I'm just a cricket singing my way from hearth to hearth, but let me tell you what made me change my mind.
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Woodcarver Geppetto has pets Figaro the cat and Cleo the fish. He has just made a little wooden puppet called Pinocchio. Wishing upon a star before he goes to bed, Geppetto wishes that Pinocchio would become a real boy. As Geppetto sleeps, the Blue Fairy arrives and partially grants his wish. Pinocchio can come to life, but he must prove himself worthy before becoming a real boy. He will require some guidance, and Jiminy Cricket agrees to act as his conscience. After some unfortunate incidents, Pinocchio finds himself in trouble. The Blue Fairy appears. Pinocchio lies to her and his nose grows. He is forgiven, but warned not to lie again.

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