The latest addition to the Walt Disney Collection, this timeless story of the puppet and his kind owner, woodcarver Geppetto is now available for a whole new generation to enjoy. On a magical starlit night, a blue fairy brings Geppetto's beloved marionette Pinocchio a life, beginning a fantastic adventure that will test the puppet's bravery, loyalty and honesty- virtues he must learn to become a real boy.
Despite the warnings of his wise friend, Jimmy Cricket, Pinocchio gets entangled in one humorous predicament after another, leading to his valiant quest to save Geppetto who's trapped inside Monstro the whale! Honored with two Academy Awards for Best Song (When You Wish Upon a Star)
- " Taken as a whole, the picture is a masterpiece which sets another milestone along the road of screen entertainment. " – THR Staff
- " This 1940 Disney adaptation of Carlo Collodi's novel…combin[es] comedy, pathos and nightmare in a free, rapid, genuinely imaginative way. " – Jake Wilson
- " The animation is, of course, superb, finely detailed and masterful in execution – the Monstro whale sequence a standout. " – Larry Vitacco