Picks and Pans Review: Pinocchio

updated 04/23/1979 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 04/23/1979 AT 01:00 AM EST

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This latest remake of Pinocchio owes at least one debt to the '70s—the hero gets swallowed by a shark instead of a whale. Top British puppeteer Barry Smith created the wooden characters; humans fill in as needed during the four-night run.


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