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)

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 Country: United States

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History

7/29/2013

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12/24/2014

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5/9/2015

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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

    4/20/2018

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    9/11/2018

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    7/9/2019

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    Jose Cuauhtemoc "Bill" Melendez: Director
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    Vince Guaraldi: Original Score
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