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Walt Disney Productions
Pinocchio, 1940
Color lithograph poster
Lester Glassner Collection
Prints & Photographs Division (154.10a)
Digital ID # ppmsca-09890

Pinocchio was Walt Disney's second animated feature film. Adapted from Carlo Collodi's 1883 novel, Adventures of Pinocchio, the film was an instant hit and has become a timeless and beloved movie for audiences since its release in 1940. It tells the story, through the eyes of a cricket, of a cobbler whose puppet comes to life. The film represents a technological breakthrough in the world of animated film production.

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