Alice in Wonderland (1933 movie)
live-action film Alice in Wonderland
is a version of the children's book of the same name
by Lewis Carroll
. It is considered by many to be the best film version of the book yet made.
This version was an all star Paramount Studios classic, starring Charlotte Henry as Alice, W. C. Fields as Humpty Dumpty, Edna May Oliver as the Red Queen, Cary Grant as the Mock Turtle and Gary Cooper as the White Knight.
As the above cast list reveals, the plot of the film is a conflation of elements from both Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass.
The film had advanced visual effects for its time of making.
It has never been released as a legal home video release. The original running time was 90min; when Universal Studios bought the television rights in the late 1950s, it was cut to 77 minutes.