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Peter Pan (1924)

Peter Pan enters the nursery of the Darling children and, with the help of fairy dust, leads them off to Never Never Land, where they meet the nefarious Captain Hook.

Director:

Herbert Brenon

Writers:

J.M. Barrie (play), Willis Goldbeck (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
George Ali George Ali ... Nana the Dog
Esther Ralston ... Mrs. Darling
Cyril Chadwick Cyril Chadwick ... Mr. Darling
Mary Brian ... Wendy Moira Angela Darling
Jack Murphy Jack Murphy ... John Napoleon Darling
Philippe De Lacy ... Michael Nicholas Darling (as Philippe deLacy)
Virginia Brown Faire ... Tinker Bell (as Virginia Browne Faire)
Betty Bronson ... Peter Pan
Anna May Wong ... Tiger Lily
Maurice Murphy ... Tootles
Mickey McBan Mickey McBan ... Slightly
George Crane Jr. George Crane Jr. ... Curly
Winston Doty Winston Doty ... First Twin
Weston Doty Weston Doty ... Second Twin
Terence McMillan Terence McMillan ... Nibs
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Storyline

Peter Pan, the kid who doesn't want to grow up, arrives at the Darling home searching for his shadow. He meets the Darling children and takes them to Never-Never Land, where they will fight against Capt. Hook and his pirate ship and crew. At the end the children will be back in their warm beds. Written by Adalberto Fornario

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The screen event of the season. the long awaited picturisation of Sir J.M. Barrie's classic with Barrie's own choice of "Peter." (Print Ad-Queanbeyan Age, ((Queanbeyan NSW)) 31 December 1926)


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Details

Country:

USA

Release Date:

29 December 1924 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

O daimon Peter Pan See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$630,229
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Nearly all of the intertitles are taken directly from J.M. Barrie's dialogue for the play. See more »

Goofs

Peter Pan casts a shadow on the floor and on the furniture prior to retrieving his shadow. See more »

Quotes

Michael Nicholas Darling: I won't be bathed, Nana, I won't.
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Alternate Versions

After the climactic fight with the pirates, Peter and the Lost Boys hoist a flag aboard the Jolly Roger. For the UK release of the film, the flag is the Union Jack; in the US version, this shot is replaced with one of the Stars and Stripes. See more »

Connections

Featured in J.M. Barrie, la vérité sur Peter Pan (2000) See more »

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come away, come away....
18 May 2000 | by the-11See all my reviews

I really didn´t know about that there is a silent movie PETER PAN. The only version I´ve ever seen was the Disney version which I always loved. Here in Germany we have a culture-channel on TV. There was a theme evening about PETER PAN. A biography about James Mathew Barrie and after that they showed the silent movie from 1924. I was blown away ! There is magic in it and the tragical side of Peter is deep in it. My english isn´t good enough to describe all I want to, bit this is one of my absolutely favourites. I voted "10".


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