A Boy Named Charlie Brown

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Synopsis

After a string of failures, Linus suggests to Charlie Brown that he enter in the school spelling bee contest to lift his spirits. Surprisingly, he actually wins it, but unbeknown to him he now has to represent his school in the National Spelling Bee in Manhattan.

Characters

Charlie Brown
(Voice: Peter Robbins)
Linus Van Pelt
(Voice: Glenn Gilger)
Sally Brown
(Voice: Erin Sullivan)
Schroeder
(Voice: Andy Pforsich)
Lucy Van Pelt
(Voice: Pamelyn Ferdin)
Pig-Pen
(Voice: Christopher DeFaria)
Violet
(Voice: Ann Altieri)
Patty
(Voice: Sally Dryer)
Peppermint Patty
Snoopy
(Voice: Jose Cuauhtemoc "Bill" Melendez)
Shermy
Freida
(Voice: Ann Altieri)

Credits

Director

Jose Cuauhtemoc "Bill" Melendez

Animator

Don Lusk
Frank Smith
Joaquin Rodolfo "Rudy" Zamora
Robert W. "Bob" Carlson Jr.
William "Bill" Littlejohn
Ken O'Brien
Bob Matz
Russ Van Neida
Barrie Nelson
Ken Champin
Spencer Peel
Hank Smith
Sam Jaimes
Maggie Bowen
Herman R. Cohen
Lew Irwin
Bror Lansing
Jay Sarbry
Gerry Kane

Producer

Lee Mendelson
Jose Cuauhtemoc "Bill" Melendez

Music and Lyrics

Rodney "Rod" McKuen
John Scott Trotter

Ink and Paint

Beverly Robbins
Eleanor Warren
Faith Kovaleski
Manon Washburn
Joice Lee Marshall
Gwenn Dotzler
Karen Oglesby
Debbie Abbott
Dawn Smith
Chandra Poweris
Florence Hammontre
Constance L. "Connie" Crawley
Celine Miles

Creator

Charles M. Schulz

Piano

Ingolf Dahl

Writer

Charles M. Schulz

Editor

Robert T. "Bob" Gillis
Chuck McCann (II)
Steve Melendez

Original Score

Vince Guaraldi

Graphic Design

Edward "Ed" Levitt
Bernard Gruver
Evert Brown
Ruth Kissane
Charles McElmurry
Dean Spille
Ellie Bonnard
Jan Green
Alan Shean

Arranger and Conductor

John Scott Trotter

Music Sources

van Beethoven, Ludwig : "Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13 (Pathétique) "

Distributor(s)

Cinema Center Films

Contains Reused Animation from:

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Awards

Nominated for the Academy Award (Oscar) for Best Music, Original Song Score
Nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Recording for Children

Milestones

Last time Peter Robbins voiced Charlie Brown, who had voiced the character since A Charlie Brown Christmas.

Trivia

First theatrical Peanuts movie.
During the sequence where Linus is reunited with his blanket, the rendition of Linus and Lucy from "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" is reused.

Video Information

VHS

United States

A Boy Named Charlie Brown

CED Disc

United States

A Boy Named Charlie Brown

DVD

United States

A Boy Named Charlie Brown
A Boy Named Charlie Brown
Peanuts Double Feature: Snoopy Come Home and A Boy Named Charlie Brown
Peanuts Double Feature: Snoopy Come Home and A Boy Named Charlie Brown

BluRay Disc

United States

A Boy Named Charlie Brown

Technical Specifications

MPAA Rating: G
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Color Type: Technicolor
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English
Original Countrie: United States

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History

7/29/2013

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12/24/2014

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5/12/2015

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5/23/2015

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8/12/2015

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10/13/2015

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9/8/2016

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9/11/2016

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5/13/2017

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2/4/2018

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    Sources

    Jose Cuauhtemoc "Bill" Melendez: Director
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Charles M. Schulz: Writer
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Charles M. Schulz: Creator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Vince Guaraldi: Original Score
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Lee Mendelson: Producer
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Jose Cuauhtemoc "Bill" Melendez: Producer
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Edward "Ed" Levitt: Graphic Design
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Bernard Gruver: Graphic Design
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Evert Brown: Graphic Design
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Ruth Kissane: Graphic Design
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Charles McElmurry: Graphic Design
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Dean Spille: Graphic Design
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Ellie Bonnard: Graphic Design
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Jan Green: Graphic Design
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Alan Shean: Graphic Design
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Don Lusk: Animator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Frank Smith: Animator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Joaquin Rodolfo "Rudy" Zamora: Animator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Robert W. "Bob" Carlson Jr.: Animator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    William "Bill" Littlejohn: Animator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Ken O'Brien: Animator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Bob Matz: Animator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Russ Van Neida: Animator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Barrie Nelson: Animator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Ken Champin: Animator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Spencer Peel: Animator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Hank Smith: Animator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Sam Jaimes: Animator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Maggie Bowen: Animator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Herman R. Cohen: Animator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Lew Irwin: Animator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Bror Lansing: Animator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Jay Sarbry: Animator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Gerry Kane: Animator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Rodney "Rod" McKuen: Music and Lyrics
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    John Scott Trotter: Music and Lyrics
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    John Scott Trotter: Arranger and Conductor
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Beverly Robbins: Ink and Paint
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Eleanor Warren: Ink and Paint
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Faith Kovaleski: Ink and Paint
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Manon Washburn: Ink and Paint
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Joice Lee Marshall: Ink and Paint
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Gwenn Dotzler: Ink and Paint
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Karen Oglesby: Ink and Paint
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Debbie Abbott: Ink and Paint
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Dawn Smith: Ink and Paint
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Chandra Poweris: Ink and Paint
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Florence Hammontre: Ink and Paint
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Constance L. "Connie" Crawley: Ink and Paint
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Celine Miles: Ink and Paint
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Robert T. "Bob" Gillis: Editor
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Chuck McCann (II): Editor
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Steve Melendez: Editor
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Ingolf Dahl: Piano
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)