Presented on "HALLMARK HALL OF FAME." Burl Ives and Peter Noone star in Carol Collodi's classic children's tale. Missing the opening Hallmark Hall of Fame sign on. However this audio air check, recorded direct line rendering pristine sound quality, is complete without commercials.
Pinocchio is a 90-minute musical adaptation of Carlo Collodi's classic 1883 book. It aired on NBC on December 8, 1968, as part of the Hallmark Hall of Fame series.
Peter Noone, lead singer of Herman's Hermits, played Pinocchio and Burl Ives was cast as Mister Geppetto. Walter Marks wrote the songs, and the script was adapted by Ernest Kinoy.
All eight songs are contained in this recording. They include:
"Chip Off The Old Block," " Wonderful World, Hello," "Beautiful People," "Little Bad Habits," "Walk With Him," "You Could Get To Like It," "It's A Dog's Life," and "Too Soon."
Pinocchio sings "Wonderful World, Hello," "Little Bad Habits," and "It's a Dog's Life"; other songs include "Chip Off the Old Block," by Geppetto and Pinocchio; "Walk with Him," by the Blue Fairy; "You Could Get to Like It," by Pinocchio, Frederico, and Renato; "Too Soon," by Geppetto; and "Beautiful People," an ensemble performance.