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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1972)

By Joly Herman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Curious but not scary, this Alice is close to the book.

Movie G 1972 96 minutes
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age 7+

Based on 1 parent review

age 7+
Very close to the book! Just as good as other Alice adaptations :) Beautiful scenery!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Once you get past the very boring opening titles, there are amazing sights to behold. Alice looks just as she should, as do the Mad Hatter, the Queen of Hearts, and the Mock Turtle. Amazingly, the sets and costumes and special effects create a fantastic world without the benefit of computer generated images. When Alice grows tall, she really looks tall, and when she is small, she seems tiny. The acting is also very fine: fans of Peter Sellers and Dudley Moore will delight in seeing these comic geniuses play their roles with aplomb. And though there are film quality and sound issues in this 1972 adaptation, the movie sticks to the actual book with more acuity than other versions.

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