Peter Pan
Peter Pan (1924)

When Paramount bought the rights to the delightful James M. Barrie story, every actress in Hollywood wanted the role of Peter Pan, made famous on the stage by Maude Adams. Mary Pickford, Lillian Gish, and even Gloria Swanson thought they… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 29, 1924
DVD Release Date: November 23, 1999
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

One of the loveliest movies for and about children ever made.

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Steve Crum

A lost treasure of the silent era starring Betty Bronson.

Mordaunt Hall
New York Times

Again and again the silence of the audience was snapped by the ringing laugh of a single boy which was quickly followed by an outburst from dozens of others, some of whom shook in their seats in sheer Joy at what they saw upon the screen.

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Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International

Polished, faithful silent adaptation of the Barrie classic

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

One of the greatest children's film ever made.

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Steven D. Greydanus
Decent Films Guide

One of the best silent films for the whole family, this magical production of Peter Pan is true to both letter and spirit of Barrie's nursery tale.

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Aj V
Anyone else think it's weird when they have a girl play Peter? And the guy in the dog costume, what was up with that? I know, I know it's a fantasy… More
Byron Brubaker
First, let me say that seeing this as it was meant to be seen, with live music accompaniment, was AMAZING! Even with a few DVD glitches, having the live… More

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