A Boy Named Charlie Brown

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A Boy Named Charlie Brown is a 1969 American animated comedy-drama film, produced by Cinema Center Films, distributed by National General Pictures, and directed by Bill Melendez, it is the first feature film based on the Peanuts comic strip. read more
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A Boy Named Charlie Brown is a 1969 American animated comedy-drama film, produced by Cinema Center Films, distributed by National General Pictures, and directed by Bill Melendez, it is the first feature film based on the Peanuts comic strip. It was also the final time that Peter Robbins voiced the character of Charlie Brown (Robbins had voiced the role for all the Peanuts television specials up to that point, starting with the debut of the specials, 1965's A Charlie Brown Christmas). The film received generally positive reviews from critics and audiences, and was a box office success, grossing $12 million. Snoopy, Come Home came three years later, in 1972, as a standalone sequel.

Original Release

12/04/1969

US Release

12/04/1969

Cast

Peter Robbins Charlie Brown (voice)
Pamelyn Ferdin Lucy Van Pelt (voice)
Glenn Gilger Linus Van Pelt (voice)
Andy Pforsich 3rd Boy (voice)
Sally Dryer Patty (voice)
Ann Altieri Violet (voice) (as Anne Altieri)
Bill Melendez Snoopy (voice)
Erin Sullivan Sally (voice)
Lynda Mendelson Frieda (voice) (as Linda Mendelson)
Christopher DeFaria Pig Pen (voice)
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Bill Melendez

Writers

Charles M. Schulz

Creators

Charles M. Schulz

Cast

Peter Robbins Charlie Brown (voice)
Pamelyn Ferdin Lucy Van Pelt (voice)
Glenn Gilger Linus Van Pelt (voice)
Andy Pforsich 3rd Boy (voice)
Sally Dryer Patty (voice)
Ann Altieri Violet (voice) (as Anne Altieri)
Bill Melendez Snoopy (voice)
Erin Sullivan Sally (voice)
Lynda Mendelson Frieda (voice) (as Linda Mendelson)
Christopher DeFaria Pig Pen (voice)
David Carey 2nd Boy (voice)

Producers

Charles M. Schulz Executive Producer
Lee Mendelson Producer
Bill Melendez Producer

Editors

Robert T. Gillis, Chuck McCann, Steven Cuitlahuac Melendez

1971OscarBest Music, Original Song Score Nominated
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