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Peter Pan

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Definition of the noun peter pan

What does peter pan mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. a boyish or immature man; after the boy in Barrie's play who never grows up
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic terms: adult male / man = an adult person who is male

Alternative definition of the noun peter pan

noun

  1. A man who acts as a child and does not accept the responsibilities of adulthood.

Characters

  1. Peter Pan is the very spirit of youth, and the main protagonist from Disney's theatrical animated movie Peter Pan. Peter traveling from the enchanted isle of Neverland all the way to London just to hear Wendy Darling spin tales about him and his adventures. While his ego may seem inflated at times, even his arch-nemesis, Captain Hook, knows that Pan's no ordinary boy. He can fly without wings and match Hook's cutlass with nothing more than a dagger. He's also the undisputed leader of the Lost Boys and allows no breaks in ranks. Time makes little difference to him; when you never grow up, life is nothing but fun, whimsy, and adventure.
  2. Peter Pan is a fictional character from the 2012 film Celeste and Jesse Forever.

Films

  1. "Peter Pan" is a 1953 American animated fantasy-adventure film produced by Walt Disney and based on the play Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up by J. M. Barrie. It is the 14th film in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series and was originally released on February 5, 1953 by RKO Pictures. Peter Pan is the final Disney animated feature released through RKO before Walt Disney's founding of his own distribution company, Buena Vista Distribution, later in 1953 after the film was released. Peter Pan is also the final Disney film in which all nine members of Disney's Nine Old Men worked together as directing animators. It is also the second Disney animated film starring Kathryn Beaumont, Heather Angel, and Bill Thompson after their roles in the animated feature Alice in Wonderland.
  2. "Peter Pan" is a 2003 fantasy film released by Universal Pictures, Columbia Pictures and Revolution Studios. It was the first authorized and faithful film or TV adaptation of J.M. Barrie's play in half a century, after Disney's version in 1953. P. J. Hogan directed a screenplay co-written with Michael Goldenberg which is based on the classic play and novel by J. M. Barrie. Jason Isaacs plays the roles of Captain Hook and George Darling, Olivia Williams plays Mrs. Darling, while Jeremy Sumpter plays Peter Pan, Rachel Hurd-Wood portrays Wendy Darling, and Ludivine Sagnier plays Tinker Bell. Lynn Redgrave plays a supporting role as Aunt Millicent, a new character created for the film. Contrary to the traditional stage casting, it featured a young boy in the title role.
  3. "Peter Pan" is a 1924 silent adventure film released by Paramount Pictures, the first film adaptation of the play by J. M. Barrie. It was directed by Herbert Brenon and starred Betty Bronson as Peter Pan, Ernest Torrence as Captain Hook, Mary Brian as Wendy, and Virginia Browne Faire as Tinker Bell. Anna May Wong, a groundbreaking Chinese-American actress, played the Indian princess Tiger Lily.
  4. "Peter Pan": Tony Award nominee Cathy Rigby stars in this dazzling new, state-of-the-art production that tells the story of a boy who refuses to grow up. Capturing all of the timeless charm and enchantment of the long-running smash hit Broadway musical, PETER PAN transports your entire family, like never before, into J.M. Barrie's beloved adventure of lost boys, Indian maidens and pirate rogues. The richly scored music, performed by the National Symphony Orchestra of England sparkles with such musical favorites as "I'm Flying", "I Won't Grow Up", "Ugg-a-Wugg", and so much more! This engaging story is the perfect way to introduce a whole new generation to the magic of Broadway and to one of the most treasured family classics of all time.
  5. "Peter Pan" is a 1960 TV film directed by Vincent J. Donehue.
  6. "Peter Pan" was a 1976 musical adaptation of J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan, or the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up, produced for television as part of the "Hallmark Hall of Fame", starring Mia Farrow as Peter Pan and Danny Kaye as Captain Hook, and with Sir John Gielgud narrating. Julie Andrews sang one of the songs, "Once Upon a Bedtime", off-camera over the opening credits. It aired on NBC at 7:30pm on Sunday, December 12, 1976, capping off the program's 25th year on the air. The program did not use the score written for the highly successful Mary Martin version which had previously been televised many times on NBC. Instead, it featured 14 new and now forgotten songs, written for the production by Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse. The story was adapted by Andrew Birkin and Jack Burns. Although it was an American production with two American stars, most of the cast was British.
  7. "Peter Pan" is an Australian 50-minute direct-to-video animated film from Burbank Films Australia. It was originally released in 1988. The film is based on J. M. Barrie's play, Peter Pan, or the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up, first produced in 1904, and was adapted by Paul Leadon. The film was produced by Roz Phillips and featured music composed by John Stuart. The copyright in this film is now owned by Pulse Distribution and Entertainment and administered by digital rights management firm NuTech Digital.
  8. "Peter Pan" a.k.a. "Pedro Pan" is a 2013 short family drama film, written and directed by Andrea Puente.

People

  1. Peter Pan a.k.a. James Newton Howard is an American composer best known for his scores to motion pictures. He is one of the most popular and respected composers for cinema, and has scored over 100 films. The recipient of eight Academy Award nominations, some of Howard's best known film scores include Pretty Woman, The Prince of Tides, The Fugitive, Dinosaur, Treasure Planet, The Village, King Kong, Batman Begins, I Am Legend, Blood Diamond,The Dark Knight, and, most recently Green Lantern, The Hunger Games, Snow White and the Huntsman, The Bourne Legacy, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Maleficent and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1. He is known for his frequent collaborations with director M. Night Shyamalan, having scored all his films since The Sixth Sense. Howard also has a reputation of being a fast composer, due to his work on movies such as King Kong and The Hunger Games, both of which were composed in approximately one month.
    • also known as Peter Pan , James Newtown Howard, James Howard Newton
    • born on (63 years ago) in Los Angeles
    • ethnicity: Jewish American
    • nationality: United States of America
    • religion: Reconstructionist Judaism
    • education:
    • profession: Songwriter, musician, film score composer, composer, record producer
    • member of musical groups:
    • spouses:
    • genre: Film score
    • albums: "The Prince of Tides", "Dave", "Snow Falling on Cedars", "Dinosaur", "Unbreakable", "Peter Pan", "Hidalgo", "The Village", "The Interpreter", "King Kong", "Lady in the Water", "Alive", "Devil's Advocate", "Dreamcatcher", "Flatliners / Falling Down", "Grand Canyon", "Outbreak", "Restoration", "Signs", "The Emperor's Club", "The Fugitive", "The Sixth Sense", "Vertical Limit", "Waterworld", "Wyatt Earp", "Freedomland", "Blood Diamond", "Space Jam: Motion Picture Score", "Intersection", "I Am Legend", "Michael Clayton", "James Newton Howard", "The Happening", "Atlantis: The Lost Empire", "Primal Fear", "Charlie Wilson's War", "My Girl", "Defiance", "The Man in the Moon", "The Postman", "Nanny McPhee & The Big Bang", "Salt", "Russkies", "Just Cause", "The Last Airbender", "Promised Land", "The Tourist", "Duplicity", "The Dark Knight"
    • filmography: "Starz Inside: Unforgettably Evil"
    • some of the nominations and awards:
        • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Main Title Theme Music - "Men"
        • nominated to Academy Award for Best Original Music Score - "The Prince of Tides"
        • Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada (Music Composition)
        • nominated to Academy Award for Best Original Music Score - "The Fugitive"
        • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Main Title Theme Music - "ER"
        • nominated to Academy Award for Best Original Song - "For the First Time" (One Fine Day), with Jud J. Friedman & Allan Rich
        • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song - "For the First Time" (from One Fine Day), with Jud J. Friedman & Allan Rich
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media - "For the First Time", with Jud J. Friedman & Allan Rich
        • nominated to Academy Award for Best Original Musical or Comedy Score - "My Best Friend's Wedding"
        • nominated to Satellite Award for Best Original Score - "Snow Falling on Cedars"
        • nominated to ASCAP Film and Television Music Award for Top Box Office Films - "Runaway Bride"
        • ASCAP Film and Television Music Award for Top Box Office Films - "Runaway Bride"
        • nominated to World Soundtrack Award for Best Original Song Written Directly for a Film - "Atlantis: The Lost Empire" (For the song Where the Dream Takes You), with Diane Warren
        • nominated to Annie Award for Music in a Feature Production - "Atlantis: The Lost Empire"
        • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Main Title Theme Music - "Gideon's Crossing"
        • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Main Title Theme Music - "Gideon's Crossing"
        • nominated to Academy Award for Best Original Music Score - "The Village"
        • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score - "King Kong"
        • nominated to ASCAP Film and Television Music Award for Top Box Office Films - "The Village"
        • nominated to ASCAP Film and Television Music Award for Top Box Office Films - "Collateral", with Antônio Pinto
        • ASCAP Film and Television Music Award for Top Box Office Films - "The Village"
        • ASCAP Film and Television Music Award for Top Box Office Films - "Collateral", with Antônio Pinto
        • nominated to Saturn Award for Best Music - "Batman Begins", with Hans Zimmer
        • nominated to Satellite Award for Best Original Score - "The Lookout"
        • nominated to Academy Award for Best Original Music Score - "Michael Clayton"
        • nominated to Academy Award for Best Original Music Score - "Defiance"
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media - "The Dark Knight", with Hans Zimmer, Alan Meyerson, Geoff Foster, Alex Gibson, Lorne Balfe
        • nominated to Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Composer - "The Dark Knight", with Hans Zimmer
        • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score - "Defiance"
        • nominated to World Soundtrack Award for Film Composer of the Year - "Michael Clayton" (Tied with Charlie Wilson's War and I Am Legend)
        • nominated to World Soundtrack Award for Film Composer of the Year - "I Am Legend" (Tied with Charlie Wilson's War and Michael Clayton)
        • nominated to World Soundtrack Award for Film Composer of the Year - "Charlie Wilson's War" (Tied with Michael Clayton (2007) and I Am Legend (2007).)
        • World Soundtrack Award for Film Composer of the Year - "Charlie Wilson's War" (Tied with Michael Clayton (2007) and I Am Legend (2007).)
        • World Soundtrack Award for Film Composer of the Year - "Michael Clayton" (Tied with Charlie Wilson's War and I Am Legend)
        • World Soundtrack Award for Film Composer of the Year - "I Am Legend" (Tied with Charlie Wilson's War and Michael Clayton)
        • Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media - "The Dark Knight" (Composers/Producers, Engineers, Producers), with Hans Zimmer, Alan Meyerson, Geoff Foster, Alex Gibson, Lorne Balfe
        • nominated to BAFTA Award for Best Film Music - "The Dark Knight", with Hans Zimmer
        • nominated to Saturn Award for Best Music - "The Dark Knight", with Hans Zimmer
        • Saturn Award for Best Music - "The Dark Knight", with Hans Zimmer
        • nominated to Satellite Award for Best Original Score - "Salt" (COLUMBIA PICTURES)
        • nominated to Satellite Award for Best Original Score - "Water for Elephants" (20th Century Fox)
  2. Peter Pan a.k.a. Lucas: Twinfools makes cosplay costumes.
  3. Peter Pan was an actor.
    • also known as Peter Chienwei Pan
    • born on (111 years ago) in China
    • nationality: China
    • profession: Actor
    • died on (24 years ago) in Los Angeles
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Phrases with Peter Pan

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  2. Peter Pan syndrome

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Religion and Film (2011)

by Eric Michael Mazur

quasi-oedipal Peter Pan (1953) and its live-action remake Peter Pan (2003) are among the most famous examples of the boy hero who, in a perpetual liminal state, refuses to grow up. In Hook, Pan has left Neverland and entered the adult ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Television (2014)

by Horace Newcomb

The impetus for the telecast was the popular Broadway musical Peter Pan, starring Mary Martin in the title role and costarring Cyril Ritchard as Pan's nemesis Captain Hook. Based on the 1904 J.M. Barrie play of the same name, the Broadway ...

Google previewThe Methuen Drama Dictionary of the Theatre (2013)

by Jonathan Law

Peter Pan A play for children by J. M. BARRIE, first produced in London in 1904 with Nina Boucicault as Peter. The title character is a little boy who never grows up, the leader of the Lost Boys of Never Never Land.

Google previewDictionary of Eponyms (2013)

by Martin Manser

Peter Pan A Peter Pan is a man who never seems to grow up or who is unwilling to give up boyish or immature ways. The name is taken from the character in the play Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up by the Scottish dramatist ...

Google previewThe Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters (2016)

by Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock

The most famous pixie in popular media is undoubtedly Tinker Bell of Disney's Peter Pan (1953), a slight divergence from...

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It took me so many years to move out. I'm definitely a bit of a Peter Pan, reluctant to grow up. It all seemed really nice at home-why change it? Part of me would prefer not to have any responsibility whatsoever. (Helena Bonham Carter)
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