Film Details



PINOCCHIO
Release Date: 23 Feb 1940
Duration (in mins): 87
Cast:
Dickie Jones (Voice of Pinocchio)
Cliff Edwards (Voice of Jiminy Cricket)
Christian Rub (Voice of Geppetto)
Walter Catlett (Voice of J. Worthington Foulfellow, also known as "Honest John")
Evelyn Venable (Voice of The Blue Fairy)
Director:
Ben Sharpsteen
Hamilton Luske
Writer:
Ted Sears
Webb Smith
Producer:
Walt Disney
Distribution
Company:
RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Production
Company:
Walt Disney Productions
Summary:
Geppetto, a kindly old woodcarver, creates a little puppet boy of pine and names him Pinocchio. Because the old man, who has been generous and good all of his life, loves children and has none of his own, the Blue Fairy brings the marionette to life to be a son to him. She tells Pinocchio, however, that he must earn his right to become a real boy by exhibiting the virtues of truth, courage and selflessness. To aid him in his task, she makes Jiminy, a vagabond cricket who has snuck into Geppett...