G | | Family, Fantasy, Musical
Charlie receives a golden ticket to a factory, his sweet tooth wants going into the lushing candy, it turns out there's an adventure in everything.
The last line from the original script was "Grandpa says "yippee". Mel Stuart was so upset with it that he had called David Seltzer, who had just left to go on vacation to his fishing cabin in Maine, and demanded he change the last line. There, over the phone, he came up ... ...
Bill, candy store owner:
All right, all right, all right, what's it going to be? A Triple Cream Cup for Christopher. A Sizzler for June Marie. And listen!
Bill, candy store owner: Wonka's got a new one today.
Children: What is it?
Bill, candy store owner: This is called a Scrumpdiddlyumptious Bar.
When the great glass elevator is going up and out you see numerous windows, during exterior shots none of these windows are seen at any point, in fact all the windows from the exterior of the factory don't match any of the exterior windows.
At the same time as the end credits are playing, the film shows the Wonkavator rising higher and higher.
English, French, German, Italian
$2,126,226 (USA) (2 February 1971)
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