Pinocchio
Studio: Disney Release Date : February 7, 1940 Series: Disney Theatrical Feature
  1. General Info

Cumulative rating: No Ratings Posted     

Synopsis

Gepetto, a clock maker, carves a marionette which he names Pinocchio, who he wishes were a real boy. The Blue Fairy grants the puppet life, but he must go through trials to prove himself worthy of being a real boy.

Characters

Jiminy Cricket
(Voice: Cliff "Ukulele Ike" Edwards)
Pinocchio
(Voice: Dickie Jones)
Figaro
Gepetto
(Voice: Christian Rub)
J. Worthington Foulfellow
(Voice: Walter Catlett)
Gideon
Cleo (II)
The Blue Fairy
(Voice: Evelyn Venable)
Stromboli
(Voice: Charles Judels)
Lampwick
(Voice: Frankie Darro)

Credits

Animator

Jack Campbell
Oliver M. "Ollie" Johnston, Jr.
Bernard E. "Berny" Wolf
Don Towsley
Don Lusk
John Lounsbery
Norman Tate
John Bradbury
Lynn Karp
Charles A. Nichols
Art Palmer
Joshua "Josh" Meador
John Tobin
Bob Martsch
George Rowley
John McManus
Don Patterson
Preston Blair
Leslie James "Les" Clark
Marvin Woodward
Hugh Fraser
John Elliotte
Cornett Wood
Sanford "Sandy" Strother
John McDermott
Andy Engman
George de Beeson
Jack Gayek
James Escalante
Chuck Otterstrom
Milt Neil
William "Bill" Shull
Robert ("Bob") Youngquist
Ugo D'Orsi
Edwin "Ed" Aardal
Walt Kelly
Hamilton S. "Ham" Luske
Tom Oreb
Berk Anthony
Phil Duncan
Dick McDermott
Joseph Gayek
Jim Will
Don Tobin
Dan MacManus

Backgrounds

Claude Coats
Merle T. Cox
Ed Starr
Ray Huffine
Mique Nelson

Asst. Animator

Willis "Willy" Pyle
Tom Oreb
David "Bud" Swift
Lester Novros
Bill McCorkle
Arthur Elliot
Bob McCrea
Ken O'Brien
Berk Anthony
Robert W. "Bob" Carlson Jr.
Jack Buckley
Sam Cobean
William McIntyre
Van Kaufman
Mike Arens
Eric Gurney
Howard Swift
James Escalante
Murray McClellan
Ross Wetzel
Herb Johnson
Chuck Otterstrom
Dan MacManus
Jim Moore
William "Bill" Justice
Frank Oreb
Lou Terri
George Kreisl
William "Bill" Shull
Paul B. Kossoff
Jerry Brown
Ted Parmelee
F. Miller

Character Design

Joe Grant
Albert Hurter
John P. Miller
Campbell Grant
Martin Provenson
John Walbridge

Asst. Director

Jim Handley
Graham Heid
Ford Beebe
Larry Lansburgh
Lou Debney
Mike Holoboff

Producer

Walter Elias "Walt" Disney

Art Direction

Charles Philippi
Hugh Hennesy
Kenneth M. Anderson
Richard "Dick" Kelsey
A. Kendall "Ken" O'Connor
Terrell Stapp
Thor Putnam
John Hubley
McLaren Stewart
Al Zinnen
Bruce Bushman
Bill Tracy
Art Heinemann

Animation Director

Fred Moore
Frank Thomas
Milt Kahl
Vladimir "Bill" Tytla
Ward Kimball
Art Babbitt
Eric Larson
Wolfgang "Woolie" Reitherman
Norman "Norm" Ferguson

Music and Lyrics

Leigh Harline
Ned Washington
Paul Smith (I)

Supervising Director

Ben Sharpsteen
Hamilton S. "Ham" Luske

Story Adaptation

Ted Sears
Otto Englander
Webb Smith
Bill Cottrell
William Sabo
Erdman "Ed" Penner
Aurie Battaglia
Thorton ("T") Hee

Sequence Director

Bill Roberts
Norman "Norm" Ferguson
Jack Kinney
Wilfred Jackson
Thorton ("T") Hee

Music Sources

Washington, Ned and Leigh Harline : "When You Wish Upon a Star "
Washington, Ned and Leigh Harline : "Little Wooden Head "
Washington, Ned and Leigh Harline : "Give a Little Whistle "
Washington, Ned and Leigh Harline : "Hi-Diddle-Dee-Dee (An Actor's Life for Me) "
Washington, Ned and Leigh Harline : "I've Got No Strings "

Included in:

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Reused Animation Used in:

Alice in Wonderland

Awards

Won the 1940 Academy Award (Oscar) for Best Original Score
Won the 1940 Academy Award (Oscar) for Best Song

Trivia

Mel Blanc originally recorded dialogue for the character Gideon before it was decided to make him mute. All that remains of Blanc's contributions is a solitary hiccup.

Video Information

VHS Video

United States

Pinocchio
Pinocchio

CED Disc

Pinocchio

Laserdisc

Pinocchio
Pinocchio

DVD

Pinocchio (Gold Classic Edition)
Pinocchio (Two Disc 70th Anniversary Platinum Edition)
Pinocchio

Germany

Pinocchio (Special Edition)

Italy

Pinocchio

United Kingdom

Pinocchio

BluRay Disc

Pinocchio (Two Disc 70th Anniversary Platinum Edition Blu-ray/DVD Combo)
Pinocchio

Technical Specifications

MPAA Rating: G
MPAA No.: 4646
Production No.: F-3
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Color Type: Technicolor
Sound Type: Mono: RCA Sound Recording
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Type: Spherical
Original Language: English
Country of origin: United States

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        Sources

        Ben Sharpsteen: Supervising Director
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Hamilton S. "Ham" Luske: Supervising Director
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Bill Roberts: Sequence Director
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Norman "Norm" Ferguson: Sequence Director
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Jack Kinney: Sequence Director
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Wilfred Jackson: Sequence Director
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Thorton ("T") Hee: Sequence Director
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Fred Moore: Animation Director
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Frank Thomas: Animation Director
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Milt Kahl: Animation Director
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Vladimir "Bill" Tytla: Animation Director
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Ward Kimball: Animation Director
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Art Babbitt: Animation Director
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Eric Larson: Animation Director
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Wolfgang "Woolie" Reitherman: Animation Director
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Ted Sears: Story Adaptation
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Otto Englander: Story Adaptation
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Webb Smith: Story Adaptation
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Bill Cottrell: Story Adaptation
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        William Sabo: Story Adaptation
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Erdman "Ed" Penner: Story Adaptation
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Aurie Battaglia: Story Adaptation
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Joe Grant: Character Design
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Albert Hurter: Character Design
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        John P. Miller: Character Design
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Campbell Grant: Character Design
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Martin Provenson: Character Design
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        John Walbridge: Character Design
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Leigh Harline: Music and Lyrics
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Ned Washington: Music and Lyrics
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Paul Smith (I): Music and Lyrics
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Charles Philippi: Art Direction
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Hugh Hennesy: Art Direction
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Kenneth M. Anderson: Art Direction
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Richard "Dick" Kelsey: Art Direction
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        A. Kendall "Ken" O'Connor: Art Direction
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Terrell Stapp: Art Direction
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Thor Putnam: Art Direction
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        John Hubley: Art Direction
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        McLaren Stewart: Art Direction
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Al Zinnen: Art Direction
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Claude Coats: Backgrounds
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Merle T. Cox: Backgrounds
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Ed Starr: Backgrounds
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Ray Huffine: Backgrounds
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Jack Campbell: Animator
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Oliver M. "Ollie" Johnston, Jr.: Animator
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Bernard E. "Berny" Wolf: Animator
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

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

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

        John Lounsbery: Animator
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Norman Tate: Animator
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        John Bradbury: Animator
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Lynn Karp: Animator
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Charles A. Nichols: Animator
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Art Palmer: Animator
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Joshua "Josh" Meador: Animator
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        John Tobin: Animator
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

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

        George Rowley: Animator
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        John McManus: Animator
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

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

        Preston Blair: Animator
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Leslie James "Les" Clark: Animator
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Marvin Woodward: Animator
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Hugh Fraser: Animator
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        John Elliotte: Animator
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Cornett Wood: Animator
        • Verified by original animator's drafts

        Sanford "Sandy" Strother: Animator
        • Verified by original animator's drafts

        John McDermott: Animator
        • Verified by original animator's drafts

        Andy Engman: Animator
        • Verified by original animator's drafts

        George de Beeson: Animator
        • Verified by original animator's drafts

        Jack Gayek: Animator
        • Verified by original animator's drafts

        James Escalante: Animator
        • Verified by original animator's drafts

        Chuck Otterstrom: Animator
        • Verified by original animator's drafts

        Milt Neil: Animator
        • Verified by original animator's drafts

        William "Bill" Shull: Animator
        • Verified by original animator's drafts

        Robert ("Bob") Youngquist: Animator
        • Verified by original animator's drafts

        Ugo D'Orsi: Animator
        • Verified by original animator's drafts

        Edwin "Ed" Aardal: Animator
        • Verified by original animator's drafts

        Walt Kelly: Animator
        • Verified by original animator's drafts

        Willis "Willy" Pyle: Asst. Animator
        • Unverified

        Walter Elias "Walt" Disney: Producer
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        Mique Nelson: Backgrounds
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        Bruce Bushman: Art Direction
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        Bill Tracy: Art Direction
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        Art Heinemann: Art Direction
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        Tom Oreb: Asst. Animator
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        David "Bud" Swift: Asst. Animator
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        Lester Novros: Asst. Animator
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        Bill McCorkle: Asst. Animator
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        Arthur Elliot: Asst. Animator
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        Bob McCrea: Asst. Animator
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        Ken O'Brien: Asst. Animator
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        Berk Anthony: Asst. Animator
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        Robert W. "Bob" Carlson Jr.: Asst. Animator
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        Jack Buckley: Asst. Animator
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        Sam Cobean: Asst. Animator
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        William McIntyre: Asst. Animator
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        Van Kaufman: Asst. Animator
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        Mike Arens: Asst. Animator
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        Eric Gurney: Asst. Animator
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        Howard Swift: Asst. Animator
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        James Escalante: Asst. Animator
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        Murray McClellan: Asst. Animator
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        Ross Wetzel: Asst. Animator
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        Herb Johnson: Asst. Animator
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        Chuck Otterstrom: Asst. Animator
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        Dan MacManus: Asst. Animator
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        Jim Moore: Asst. Animator
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        William "Bill" Justice: Asst. Animator
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        Frank Oreb: Asst. Animator
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        Lou Terri: Asst. Animator
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        George Kreisl: Asst. Animator
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        William "Bill" Shull: Asst. Animator
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        Paul B. Kossoff: Asst. Animator
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        Jerry Brown: Asst. Animator
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        Jim Handley: Asst. Director
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        Ted Parmelee: Asst. Animator
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        Graham Heid: Asst. Director
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        Ford Beebe: Asst. Director
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        Larry Lansburgh: Asst. Director
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        Lou Debney: Asst. Director
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        Mike Holoboff: Asst. Director
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        F. Miller: Asst. Animator
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        Hamilton S. "Ham" Luske: Animator
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        Tom Oreb: Animator
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        Berk Anthony: Animator
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        Phil Duncan: Animator
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        Dick McDermott: Animator
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        Joseph Gayek: Animator
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        Jim Will: Animator
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        Don Tobin: Animator
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        Dan MacManus: Animator
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        Thorton ("T") Hee: Story Adaptation
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman

        Norman "Norm" Ferguson: Animation Director
        • Verified by "Pinocchio: The Making of the Disney Epic" by J.B. Kaufman