Alice in Wonderland (1951 movie)

1951 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Productions

Alice in Wonderland is a 1951 American animated movie produced by Walt Disney and based on the 1865 story Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. It is the thirteenth Disney animated classic and includes the voices of Kathryn Beaumont (who also voiced Wendy Darling in the 1953 Disney movie Peter Pan) as Alice, and Ed Wynn as the Mad Hatter.

Alice in Wonderland
Directed by
Produced byWalt Disney
Story by
Music byOliver Wallace
Edited byLloyd Richardson
Distributed byRKO Radio Pictures
Release date
  • July 26, 1951 (1951-07-26) (London, premiere)[1]
  • July 28, 1951 (1951-07-28) (New York City, premiere)[1]
Running time
75 minutes[2]
CountryUnited States
Budget$3 million[3]
Box office$5.6 million (US, 1951)[4]

The storyEdit

A little girl named Alice is bored from her history lesson given by her sister. She, along with her kitten, Dinah, sneaks away and dream a world full of nonsense. However, Alice sees an unusual White Rabbit, who was holding large golden pocket watch and running off in a hurry. Curious to know where the Rabbit is going, Alice decides to follow him down the rabbit hole, where her adventures in Wonderland begin. Changing sizes from big to small, meeting bizarre people, like the Mad Hatter, the March Hare, the Cheshire Cat and the Caterpillar, Alice is tired from her adventures in Wonderland and wishes to go home.


Release DatesEdit

Country Premiere
  United Kingdom July 26, 1951
  United States July 26, 1951
  Canada August 5, 1951
  Argentina August 17, 1951
  Brazil September 14, 1951
  Italy December 6, 1951
  Netherlands December 6, 1951
  Ireland December 14, 1951
  Portugal December 20, 1951
  Australia December 21, 1951
  Belgium December 21, 1951
  Finland December 21, 1951
  France December 21, 1951
  Denmark December 26, 1951
  Norway December 26, 1951
  Sweden December 26, 1951
  Mexico January 1, 1952
  Hong Kong October 2, 1952
  Iceland December 1952
  West Germany December 17, 1952
  Japan August 22, 1953
  Austria December 4, 1953
  Turkey January 1954
  Kuwait December 24, 1991


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Alice in Wonderland: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved May 18, 2014.
  2. "ALICE IN WONDERLAND (U)". British Board of Film Classification. July 3, 1951. Retrieved June 18, 2015.
  3. Barrier 2008, p. 230.