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    Monday
    Apr202015

    Alice in Wonderland on film


    The first Alice on film was shown in 1903. Photo:BFI

    Alice Film Adaptations Jack Zipes: "Alice and the Absurdity of Home and Utopia" from The Enchanted Screen: The Unknown History of Fairy-Tale Films (Routledge, 2011)

    David Schaefer's "The Film Collector's Alice" (.pdf document)

    "Thirteen Ways of Looking at Alice in Wonderland in Film" essay by Jan Susina

    1903 Alice in Wonderland  film version on YouTube. According to www.cultural24.org.uk, "the film was produced by the pioneering Hepworth Studios and was based on Sir John Tenniel’s original illustrations - at 12 minutes it was the longest film produced in England at the time."

    1915 W.W. Young's Alice in Wonderland  film. Links to entire 45 min filmFiliming Jonathan Miller's 1966 version of Alice in Wonderland

    1933 Alice in Wonderland trailer for film. W.C. Fields was Humpty Dumpty, Cary Grant was the Mock Turtle, Edward Everett Horton as the Mad Hatter and Gary Cooper as the White Night. Directed by Norman Z. McLeod from a screenplay by Joseph L. Mankiewicz.

    1949 Lou Bunin's Alice in Wonderland. Lou Bunin was an American puppeteer, artist & stop-motion animattion pioneer. This was produced in Paris was stop-action and live actors. Disney tried to stop the release of the film as it came out around the same time as the Disney version.

    1964 Jonathan Miller's Alice in Wonderland. One minute trailer with Ravi Shankar musicPart 1 from dailymotion/BBC. Featuring Peter Sellers, Anne-Marie Mallik, John Gielgud, Michael Redgrave, Wilfrid Brambell, Peter Cook.

    1966. Hanna Barbera's animated Alice in Wonderland with Doris Day singing as Alice.

    1983 Alice in Wonderland with Richard Burton and daughter Kate Burton.

    1988. Jan Švankmajer wrote and directed an Alice-inspired fantasy film with puppets, stop animination and actors. Its original Czech title is Něco z Alenky, which means "Something from Alice." Trailer for filmRabbit and Horsemen scene (2 min)

    1972 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland "The Croquet Match" Fiona Fullerton as Alice (later of James Bond film fame) and Michael Jayston as Lewis Carroll. 

    1999 Alice in Wonderland "The Cheshire Cat" scene with Whoppi Goldberg as the cat and Tina Majorino (of Veronica Mars fame) as Alice

    2010 Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland. The official trailer from Disney.

    Disney and Alice films

    Alice in Cartoonland. A 1923 short film created by Walt Disney. Features Walt talking to a girl as well as animated cartoons. (8 mins)

    MIckey Mouse Thru The Mirror. A 1936 cartoon with Mickey dreaming about Alice's Adventures and Through the Looking-Glass. (8:50 mins)

    Alice in Wonderland (1951)

    Script for Disney's animated Alice in Wonderland film 

    Leonard Matlin's "Disney's Alice in Wonderland" (.pdf article)

    Alice entry on the Disney Wiki