Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Episode 6 · September 8th, 2016 · 41 mins 42 secs

About this Episode

In Episode 6 of The Cinescope Podcast, Chad talks with Ethan about one of his favorite movies, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory!

Show Notes


  • Released June 30, 1971
  • Dir. Mel Stuart (If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium, Running on the Sun: The Badwater 135, documentaries Four Days in November, Wattstax)
  • Written by Roald Dahl (author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) with rewrites/additional scenes by David Seltzer
  • Music by Leslie Bricusse (“You Only Live Twice” w/ John Barry, worked with John Williams on “Can You Read My Mind (Love Theme)” from Superman, “When You’re Alone” from Hook, “Somewhere in my Memory” from Home Alone, and “Christmas at Hogwarts” from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone) and Anthony Newley (together won the Academy Award for Best Original Score for Wonka and also wrote songs “Feeling Good,” “Goldfinger”, musicals Stop the World - I Want to Get Off and The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd)
  • Starring (Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka, Jack Albertson as Grandpa Joe, Peter Ostrum as Charlie, and also starring Roy Kinnear, Julie Dawn Cole, Leonard Stone, Denise Nickerson, Dodo Denney, Paris Themmen, Ursula Reit, Michael Bollner, and Diana Sowle)


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