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

director
co-producer

David L. Wolper

Stan Margulies

production company

Quaker Oats Company

Wolper Productions

Duration

01:38:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1971

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

38568

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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