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Willy Wonka & the chocolate factory

Threat advisory: High - High risk of entertaining activities

Movie propaganda

It's everybody's non-pollutionary, anti-institutionary, pro-confectionery factory of fun!

The world is astounded when Willy Wonka (Gene Wilder), for years a recluse in his factory, announces that five lucky people will be given a tour of the factory, shown all the secrets of his amazing candy and one will win a lifetime supply of Wonka chocolate. Nobody wants the prize more than young Charlie Bucket (Peter Ostrum) but as his family is so poor that buying even one bar of chocolate is a treat, buying enough bars to find one of the five golden tickets is unlikely in the extreme. But in movieland, magic can happen. Charlie, along with four somewhat odious other children, get the chance of a lifetime and a tour of the factory. Along the way, mild disasters befall each of the odious children, but can Charlie beat the odds and grab the brass ring?

Persons of interest

  • Gene Wilder .... Willy Wonka
  • Jack Albertson .... Grandpa Joe
  • Peter Ostrum .... Charlie Bucket
  • Roy Kinnear .... Mr Henry Salt
  • Julie Dawn Cole .... Veruca Salt
  • Leonard Stone .... Mr Sam Beauregarde
  • Denise Nickerson .... Violet Beauregarde
  • Nora Denney .... Mrs Teevee
  • Paris Themmen .... Mike Teevee
  • Ursula Reit .... Mrs Gloop
  • Michael Bollner .... Augustus Gloop
  • Diana Sowle .... Mrs Bucket
  • Aubrey Woods .... Bill
  • David Battley .... Mr Turkentine
  • Günter Meisner .... Mr Slugworth
  • Peter Capell .... The Tinker
  • Werner Heyking .... Mr Jopeck
  • Peter Stuart .... Winkelmann
  • Roald Dahl .... Author: Charlie and the chocolate factory; Screenwriter
  • Mel Stuart .... Director

Cinematic intelligence sources

Intelligence analyst

Special Agent Matti

Theatrical report

I saw nothing. This DVD was stolen from your my office but I won't name names because that won't bring them back or bring the two scum-sucking culprits to justice.

Meanwhile, when I first saw Willy Wonka & the chocolate factory all those years ago, it was a relatively harmless piece of golden oldie Hollywood fun. Watch with copious amounts of M&Ms and diet coke.

Media intelligence (DVD)

  • Dialogue in Dutch, English, French
  • Subtitles in Arabic, Dutch, English, French, Italian & Spanish

Security censorship classification


Surveillance time

96 minutes (1:36 hours)

Not for public release in Australia before date

DVD retail: 5 June 2000

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