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Willy Wonka and the chocolate factory [videorecording] / David L. Wolper presents a Wolper Production presentation and a Two Dog production ; producers, Stan Margulies, David Wolper ; screenplay writer, Roald Dahl ; director, Mel Stuart.

Margulies, Stan. (Added Author). Wolper, David L. (Added Author). Stuart, Mel. (Added Author). Wilder, Gene, 1935- (Added Author). Albertson, Jack, 1910-1981 (Added Author). Kinnear, Roy, 1934-1988 (Added Author). Cole, Julie Dawn. (Added Author). Stone, Leonard. (Added Author). Nickerson, Denise. (Added Author). Denney, Dodo. (Added Author). Themmen, Paris. (Added Author). Ostrum, Peter. (Added Author). Ibbetson, Arthur. (Added Author). Goff, Harper. (Added Author). Saxon, David. (Added Author). Bricusse, Leslie. (Added Author). Newley, Anthony. (Added Author). Colvig, Helen. (Added Author). Dahl, Roald. Charlie and the chocolate factory. (Added Author). Wolper Productions. (Added Author). Two Dog (Firm) (Added Author). Warner Bros. Family Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Director of photography, Arthur Ibbetson ; art director, Harper Goff ; editor, David Saxon ; lyrics and music, Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley ; costume designer, Helen Colvig. (Cast).

Record details

  • ISBN: 0790762412 (Slipsleeve)
  • Physical Description: 1 videocassette (100 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
  • Edition: 30th anniversary ed.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Warner Bros. Family Entertainment, [2001], c1971.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1971.
Based on the book "Charlie and the chocolate factory" by Roald Dahl.
Special features: audio commentary with all the Wonka kids; documentary "Pure imagination"; sing-along Wonka songs; original theatrical featurette (30 min.).
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Arthur Ibbetson ; art director, Harper Goff ; editor, David Saxon ; lyrics and music, Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley ; costume designer, Helen Colvig.
Participant or Performer Note: Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Roy Kinnear, Julie Dawn Cole, Leonard Stone, Denise Nickerson, Dodo Denney, Paris Themmen, Peter Ostrum.
Summary, etc.: Candy manufacturer Willy Wonka has a contest and hides five golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. All five ticket winners get a free tour of the mysterious Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of Wonka candy. Four of the children are nasty brats who are punished by Willie Wonka with various diabolical, but funny, methods. Only Charlie, a likeable child, wins the heart of the manufacturer.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: G.
Additional Physical Form available Note: Also issued on DVD.
System Details Note: VHS.
Subject: Videocassettes.
Wonka, Willy (Fictitious character)
Chocolate candy > Juvenile films.
Chocolate factories > Juvenile films.
Feature films.
Video recordings.
Genre: Musical films.

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