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Still shot from the movie: It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown.

It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown

In the hey days of the Peanuts comic strip, Charles Schultz brought his philosophical half-pint characters to life in a series of half-hour television specials. This one introduced a new Halloween tradition -- waiting for the arrival of the Great Pumpkin. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A
Violence: A
Sexual Content: A
Language: A
Drugs/Alcohol: A
Run Time: 25
Theater Release:
Video Release: 02 Sep 2008
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
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After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.

The Peanuts comic strip success is attributed to the universal nature of character traits depicted by the Snoopy gang. Can you relate to some of these personalities? Which character do you feel is the most like you?

Why do you think Charlie Brown always falls for Lucy’s football trick?

For a closer look at Charles M. Schultz, his final comic strips, and loads of other material, check: http://www.snoopy.com/

And for a look at some “fine” art, check Metlife’s gallery at: http://www.metlife.com/Gallery/index.html

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