Willy Wonka and the chocolate factory (Captioned)

United States, 1971

Film
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This funny and inventive screenplay by Roald Dahl is based upon his best-seller “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” Gene Wilder is at his zany best as Willy Wonka, owner of a world-famous sweet factory who offers the fabulous prize of a tour of his extraordinary premises to five lucky children. However, when the winners arrive to claim their reward, they are caught up in a series of incredible and exciting adventures as Willy Wonka tests their honesty. The Academy Award nominated soundtrack includes the hit “Candy Man”.

Credits

production company

Wolper Productions

Quaker Oats Company

co-producer

Stan Margulies

David L. Wolper

director
Duration

01:38:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1971

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303833

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Adaptations

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children's films - United States

Closed captioning

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Poverty - Children

Fantasy & Science Fiction

Fantasy & Science Fiction → Fantasy

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Confectionary

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Magic, Occult & Supernatural → Fantasy

Musicals

Sound/audio

Captioned

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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