Alice in Wonderland Overview:

Alice in Wonderland (1933) was a Fantasy - Family Film directed by Norman Z. McLeod and produced by Louis D. Lighton, Emanuel Cohen and Benjamin Glazer.

Academy Awards 1951 --- Ceremony Number 24 (source: AMPAS)

Best Music - ScoringOliver WallaceNominated

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The Animals in Film Blogathon: The Cheshire Cat in Alice In Wonderland (1951)

By Annmarie Gatti on May 26, 2016 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

“Well, some go this way, and some go that way. But as for me, myself, personally, I prefer the short-cut.” I have always been a huge fan of Alice in Wonderland. I have distinct memories of reading the book as a little girl, and of course, seeing the movie — but I also have the most... Read full article

Silent Movie Time Capsule: 111 years ago, this was Alice in Wonderland

By Fritzi Kramer on May 12, 2014 From Movies Silently

By Fritzi Kramer on May 12, 2014 in Video This 1903 British production is believed to be the first-ever adaptation of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. While there are some bits missing from the only surviving print, modern viewers should be familiar enough with the tale to be able to follow ... Read full article

Classic Films in Focus: ALICE IN WONDERLAND (1951)

By Jennifer Garlen on Dec 3, 2013 From Virtual Virago

As a longtime devotee of Lewis Carroll, I'm well aware that Disney's Alice in Wonderland (1951) takes some liberties with its source material, but it remains one of my favorite classic Disney films nonetheless. It's certainly one of the weirder Walt pictures, thanks to Carroll's strange characters a... Read full article

Alice in Wonderland (1903)

By Crystal J. Anderson on Jun 23, 2013 From Classic Film Review

Directors: Percy Stow & Cecil Hepworth Writers: Lewis Carroll (book); Cecil Hepworth Music/Theme Piece:?“Jill in the Box” composed & performed by?Wendy Hiscocks Main Cast: May Clark (Alice) Cecil M. Hepworth (Frog Footman) Mrs. Cecil Hepworth?(White Rabbit/Queen of Hearts) Norman... Read full article

Short Film Saturday: Alice in Wonderland

By Bernardo Villela on Dec 8, 2012 From The Movie Rat

If you saw the new Alice in Wonderland and absolutely could not stand it then this may be the antidote: The first adaptation of the story on film in the world has recently been restored by the British Film Institute, BFI. It was recently posted on their YouTube page. This is just some of the amazing... Read full article

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Quotes from

Alice: How can you go on talking so quietly with your head in a ditch?
White Knight: What does it matter where my body happens to be? My mind goes on working all the same. In fact, I once invented a new pudding during the meat course.
Alice: In time to have it cooked for the next course, hmmm? That was quick work!
White Knight: Well, not the next course. In fact, I don't believe that pudding even was cooked.
Alice: What did you mean it to be made of?
White Knight: Well it began with blotting paper.
Alice: That wouldn't be very nice, I'm afraid.
White Knight: Not very nice alone, but imagine how good it would be mixed with other things such as gunpowder and sealing wax.
[He sighs]

March Hare: Have some more tea?
Alice: I haven't had any yet, so I can't take more.
March Hare: You mean you can't take less. It is very easy to take more than nothing.

Alice: I've often seen a cat without a grin - but a grin without a cat!

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Facts about

One of over 700 Paramount productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since.
Never legally released on any home video format until the 2010 DVD edition, which was prompted by the popularity of Alice in Wonderland in cinemas. The more famous Alice in Wonderland, already available in several home editions, had an "un-anniversary" DVD repackaging at the same time.
Sterling Holloway, who played The Frog in this movie, later went on to be the voice of The Cheshire Cat in the well known Disney adaptation of Alice in Wonderland.
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