Top 5 Pinocchio Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Pinocchio facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Pinocchio film message.

The coach taking the kids to the Isle is pulled by donkeys who were probably also children brought there. This would explain the constant wipping from the coachman as well.
The coach taking the kids to the Isle is pulled by donkeys who were probably also children brought there. This would explain the constant wipping from the coachman as well.
Geppetto's pocket watch goes off indicating it's time to close the shop. When he looks at his watch two beer steins are cheersing, indicating it's Beer O'Clock.
Geppetto's pocket watch goes off indicating it's time to close the shop. When he looks at his watch two beer steins are cheersing, indicating it's Beer O'Clock.

Pinocchio Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • Figaro has a little "sand box" next to his bed that is only visible in one shot.

  • 1 - When Jiminy Cricket opens a book to tell the story of Pinocchio at the beginning of the film, two other books which Disney would later go on to animate are on the shelf. Alice in Wonderland (1951) and Peter Pan. (1953)
    When Jiminy Cricket opens a book to tell the story of Pinocchio at the beginning of the film, two other books which Disney would later go on to animate are on the shelf. Alice in Wonderland (1951) and Peter Pan. (1953)
  • 1 - In the opening shot in Disney's Pinocchio (1940) there are two books which read Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan on their spines. These are also famous stories which Disney have adapted to screen.
    In the opening shot in Disney's Pinocchio (1940) there are two books which read Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan on their spines. These are also famous stories which Disney have adapted to screen.
Pinocchio poster
Pinocchio poster

Pinocchio Plot

A living puppet, with the help of a cricket as his conscience, must prove himself worthy to become a real boy.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Pinocchio. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Director Norman Ferguson
Stars Mel Blanc, Don Brodie, Stuart Buchanan, Walter Catlett
IMDB score 7.4