1. General Info

Poster

Cumulative rating:       (1 rating submitted)

Synopsis


After a string of failures, Linus suggests to Charlie Brown that he enter in the school spelling bee contest to lift his spirits. Surprisingly, he actually wins it, but unbeknown to him he now has to represent his school in the National Spelling Bee in Manhattan.

Reused Animation

Contains Reused Animation from:

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

VHS Video

United States

A Boy Named Charlie Brown

CED Disc

A Boy Named Charlie Brown

DVD

A Boy Named Charlie Brown
A Boy Named Charlie Brown
Peanuts Double Feature: Snoopy Come Home and A Boy Named Charlie Brown
Peanuts Double Feature: Snoopy Come Home and A Boy Named Charlie Brown

BluRay Disc

A Boy Named Charlie Brown

Notes

Awards

Nominated for the Academy Award (Oscar) for Best Music, Original Song Score
Nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Recording for Children

Milestones

Last time Peter Robbins voiced Charlie Brown, who had voiced the character since A Charlie Brown Christmas.

Trivia

First theatrical Peanuts movie.

Distributor(s)

Cinema Center Films

Technical Specifications

Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Color Type: Technicolor
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Type: Spherical
Original Language: English

Reviews and Comments





History

7/29/2013

  • New title added by Toonatic
  • Credits added by Toonatic
  • Tech specs added by Toonatic

12/24/2014

  • Credits added by ToonStar95
  • Color type added by ToonStar95

5/9/2015

  • Print format added by Toonatic
  • Negative format added by Toonatic
  • Home video info added by Toonatic
  • Trivia added by Toonatic

5/12/2015

  • Home video info added by eutychus

5/23/2015

  • Series added by eutychus

8/12/2015

  • Home video info added by eutychus

10/13/2015

  • Poster added by eutychus

9/8/2016

  • Awards added by Toonatic
  • Home video info added by Toonatic

9/11/2016

  • Home video info added by eutychus

5/13/2017

  • Synopsis added by TibbyH
  • Credits added by TibbyH
  • Characters added by TibbyH
  • Milestones added by TibbyH
  • Cinematographic format added by TibbyH

Sources

Jose Cuauhtemoc "Bill" Melendez: Director
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Don Lusk: Animator
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Frank Smith: Animator
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Joaquin Rodolfo "Rudy" Zamora: Animator
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Robert W. "Bob" Carlson Jr.: Animator
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

William "Bill" Littlejohn: Animator
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Ken O'Brien: Animator
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Bob Matz: Animator
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Russ Van Neida: Animator
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Barrie Nelson: Animator
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Ken Champin: Animator
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Spencer Peel: Animator
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Hank Smith: Animator
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Sam Jaimes: Animator
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Maggie Bowen: Animator
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Herman R. Cohen: Animator
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Lew Irwin: Animator
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Bror Lansing: Animator
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Jay Sarbry: Animator
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Gerry Kane: Animator
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Lee Mendelson: Producer
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Jose Cuauhtemoc "Bill" Melendez: Producer
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Rodney "Rod" McKuen: Music and Lyrics
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

John Scott Trotter: Music and Lyrics
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Charles M. Schulz: Creator
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Charles M. Schulz: Writer
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Vince Guaraldi: Original Score
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Edward "Ed" Levitt: Graphic Design
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Bernard Gruver: Graphic Design
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Evert Brown: Graphic Design
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Ruth Kissane: Graphic Design
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Charles McElmurry: Graphic Design
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Dean Spille: Graphic Design
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Ellie Bonnard: Graphic Design
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Jan Green: Graphic Design
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

Alan Shean: Graphic Design
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

John Scott Trotter: Arranger and Conductor
  • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)