the hero of Sir James M. Barrie's play about a boy who never grew up.
(italics) the play itself (1904).
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Of course, the creator of Peter Pan didn’t have any children, so he wasn’t exactly speaking from experience.From Stillwater to Sweet Girl, A New Crop of Movies Explores the Plight of Modern Dads | Belinda Luscombe | August 18, 2021 | Time
This was certainly true with the Peter Pan author, who altered the will of a family friend after she died so that he would become the guardian of her five sons instead of their nanny.
The actor is set to play Tinkerbell in Disney’s Peter Pan and Wendy, the studio’s latest live-action adaptation.Yara Shahidi To Star As Tinker Bell In Live-Action ‘Peter Pan’ Remake | Rachaell Davis | September 28, 2020 | Essence.com
Shahidi joins a cast that features Jude Law as Captain Hook, with Alexander Molony as Peter Pan and newcomer Ever Anderson as Wendy.Yara Shahidi To Star As Tinker Bell In Live-Action ‘Peter Pan’ Remake | Rachaell Davis | September 28, 2020 | Essence.com
Affected films include The Little Mermaid, a Home Alone reboot, and Peter Pan.How the coronavirus outbreak is roiling the film and entertainment industries | Alissa Wilkinson | September 11, 2020 | Vox
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There were, however, specific decisions made by the creative team of Peter Pan Live!‘Peter Pan Live!’ Review: No Amount of Clapping Brings It to Life | Kevin Fallon | December 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Thanks to Funny or Die, you can see the former 30 Rock actress do her best Peter Pan to hilarious effect.Watch Jane Krakowski's Secret Peter Pan Live! Audition Tape | Jack Holmes, The Daily Beast Video | December 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Allison Williams, Christopher Walken, and the cast of ‘Peter Pan Live!’The Cast of ‘Peter Pan Live!’ Knows You Hatewatched ‘The Sound of Music’ | Kevin Fallon | December 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Which was sweet and also troubling, because it meant that I have never shut up about wanting to be Peter Pan.The Cast of ‘Peter Pan Live!’ Knows You Hatewatched ‘The Sound of Music’ | Kevin Fallon | December 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
On the step sat Peter Pan, and as Bettina came toward him he rose to meet her and together they went down the path.
Diana paid her cabman, and set her key in the lock, to be welcomed by Peter Pan's purring note as she opened the door.
Peter Pan followed her, and waited for her when she went in, having learned caution from his last imprisonment.
A year later Peter Pan is recognized as a popular favourite in a much more sympathetic notice.Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. IV of IV. | Charles L. Graves
And then through the doorway came a figure that unmistakably represented Peter Pan.Patty's Friends | Carolyn Wells
British Dictionary definitions for Peter Pan
a youthful, boyish, or immature man
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Cultural definitions for Peter Pan
(1904) A play by the Scottish author James Matthew Barrie about a boy who lives in Neverland, better known as Never-Never Land, a country where no child ever grows up. Peter brings the three children of the Darling family from London to Never-Never Land; they eventually decide not to stay, but Wendy, the eldest, promises to return every spring. Peter is assisted by his guardian fairy, Tinker Bell, and in the play he defeats his enemy, the pirate Captain Hook.
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