“The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.”
― J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
We all have grown up reading the Peter Pan book, and have dreamt of flying one day. When watching the Disney’s Peter Pan movie, you wished to have a friend like Tinker bell, didn’t you? You might claim yourself to be a greatest fan , but here are a few Obscure facts you never knew about- Peter Pan- The Boy Who Never Grew Up…
#1 Peter was initially a character from the adult novel- “The Little Bird” and was later transformed into a play Peter Pan/ The Boy Who Wouldn’t grow up.
#2 Over time the story has been transformed and have made inclusions of characters like Fairy Dust And Wendy as per the changing times.
#3 The Image of Peter in Green was Walt Disney’s creation. However, in the novel Peter dressed with suit made of leaves in brown or tan.
#4 Initially, Peter used to fly without the aid of Fairy Dust. But as reported back then, children tried flying and injuring themselves Tinker Bell was introduced for safety measures.
#5 Peter was a villain in his own story. A psychotic killer would would kill boys when they started growing , as growing up was against his rule.The original story was introduced with the villain “Captain Hook” when pirates became a fascination for kids.
#6. The Neverland never existed, the original plot was inspiration of Mainland from real world, which was later transfigured to the mystical Neverland.
#7 Peter and the boys grew up. As known , the boys from never land never grew up, however Barrie mentioned that boys grew up but at a slower rate.
At the end ‘All you need is Faith and Trust and a little Fairy Dust’…
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