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This 1955 musical production of the classic children's tale made history as the first Broadway musical adapted to TV with the entire cast and crew intact. Join Peter and his friends in ... See full summary »

Director:

Clark Jones

Writers:

J.M. Barrie (play), Jerome Robbins (adaptation)
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Mary Martin ... Peter Pan
Cyril Ritchard ... Captain Hook / Mr. Darling
Kathleen Nolan ... Wendy
Sondra Lee ... Tiger Lily
Margalo Gillmore ... Mrs. Darling
Heller Halliday Heller Halliday ... Liza
Robert Harrington Robert Harrington ... John
Joe E. Marks Joe E. Marks ... Smee
Norman Shelly Norman Shelly ... Nana / The Crocodile
Joseph Stafford Joseph Stafford ... Michael
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This 1955 musical production of the classic children's tale made history as the first Broadway musical adapted to TV with the entire cast and crew intact. Join Peter and his friends in their adventures in Neverland, against the evil pirate Captain Hook.

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Peter Larkin, a New York City Broadway scenic designer designed the original Edwin Lester produced Los Angeles and San Francisco production of the 1954 stage musical adaptation "Peter Pan." Mary Martin and the production moved to New York in October 1954 after the successful San Francisco and Los Angeles tryout run during summer 1954. NBC's Color Television network 90 minute anthology series "Producers' Showcase," broadcast the original Broadway cast performance on March 7, 1955, using the original production's sets and costumes. Peter Larkin supervised the Brooklyn television studio stage set-ups of his original stage settings. See more »

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Version of Peter Pan and the Pirates (1990) See more »

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Come with me where dreams are born
28 August 2019 | by djwoloskySee all my reviews

There is no way for me to be objective about this production. It was the very beginning of musicals and magic for a very tiny girl. It is a scratchy black and white print of a miracle. Watch it and be transported to once upon a time and long ago.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 March 1955 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Peter Pan See more »

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