Based on the tale by Collodi (Carlo Lorenzini), published in serial form from 1880 and in book form in 1883
Release: 07-Feb-1940
Pinocchio costed US$2.6 million to make.
In 1941 Walt Disney won An Academy Award for the song "When You Wish Upon a Star" and An Academy Award for the best Original Score.
In july 1985 "Pinocchio" was released on videocassette, for US$79.95. In two months, only 100,000 copies were sold, and the price is dropped to US$29.95 to sell the remaining 300,000 copies.
7-Apr-1993 - "Pinocchio" is released on LaserDisc, for US$30-100

Mel Blanc - Gideon
Don Brodie - Barker on Pleasure Island
Walter Catlett - John Worthington Foulfellow [Honest John]
Frankie Darro - Lampwick
Cliff Edwards - Jiminy Cricket
Dickie Jones - Pinocchio
Charles Judels - Stromboli, coachman
Clarence Nash - Figaro
Christian Rub - Geppetto
Evelyn Venable - Blue Fairy

Song Lyrics
Hi-Diddle-Dee-Dee (An Actor's Life for Me)
I've got not strings
Give a little whistle
When you wish upon a star

Pinocchio model sheet

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