Cinema: The New Pictures, Feb. 2, 1953

Peter Pan (Walt Disney; RKO Radio) is a happy blend of Sir James M. Barrie and Walt Disney. Barrie's durable 49-year-old play about "the boy who would not grow up," with its flights of fancy and its flights through the window, is made to order for the animated cartoon. It is full of "pretend" and all such "various tomfool things" as pixies, pirates, Indians and mermaids, who romp among the grottoes, glades, coves and lagoons of the magical isle of Never Land.

Disney, playing the whimsical Barrie tale for out & out fun as well...

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