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.
In the featurette Pure Imagination: The Story of 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory' (2001), Mel Stuart and David L. Wolper described that they brought in David Seltzer (who had worked with Wolper on several shows) because Roald Dahl's screenplay was missing many story elements they felt were needed, such as a villain. According to Seltzer, he went to Munich and ... ...
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 Veruca knocks over the boxes some spill open, but they are empty. (not in the widescreen version.)
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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