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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory is a 1971 American musical fantasy film, directed by Mel Stuart, and starring Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka.

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Why does Wonka speak French and German?

In "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory", why does Wonka speak French when he's introducing his guests to the Boat and why does he speak German when he's opening the Inventing Room Door?
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Why is Prince Pondicherry absent from “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”?

Is there any reason why Prince Pondicherry (a character from Roald Dahl's novel "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory") is absent from "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory"?
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Do Tinkers like the one from “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” still exist?

I just wonder if "Tinkers" like the one in "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" who has a cart of meat cleavers still exist to this day?
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Why did “The Tinker” have a cart of knives?

In Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, when Charlie is walking home and passes the Factory and then a Tinker comes and talks to him, why did he have a cart of Knives?
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What happened to Mrs. Teavee?

In the Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, after an Oompa Loompa takes Mike Teavee (inside his Mother's Purse) to the Taffy Pulling Room, Mrs. Teavee faints and then two Oompa Loompas drag her ...
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Why the Wonkamobile instead of the Great Glass Wonkavator?

In Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, when Wonka and the remaining Guests exit the Golden Goose Room, they use the Wonkamobile to get to the T.V. Room but why not the Great Glass Elevator as in ...
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What does this Oompa Loompa whisper to Wonka in the T.V. Room?

In Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, what does the Oompa Loompa whisper to Wonka before he takes Mike T.V. (inside his Mother's Purse) to the Taffy Pulling Room?
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Why did they avoid Charlie's name in the film title Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory?

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) is a film based on the novel named Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. But what was the reason for the shift from Charlie to Willy Wonka in the film title?...
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What was actually edible in the Room of Pure Imagination?

In Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, when the characters enter the room of Pure Imagination (also known as the Chocolate Room) where Willy Wonka sings his famous song, what is actually edible ...
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Last scene of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

The dialogue of Willy Wonka in the last scene of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory is not making any sense to me. Willy Wonka: But Charlie, don’t forget what happened to the man who ...
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What did Willy Wonka say in German before going into the Inventing Room?

After the trip on the chocolate river, Charlie and 3 other kids reach the Inventing Room with Willy Wonka. He then speaks for a bit in German before concluding with Der Inventing Room. and ...
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Where does the Wonkavator fly to at the end in Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory

I've always wondered where the Wonkavator flies off to into the clouds. Also, where do they land in the Wonkavator off screen? I don't think they could have landed in Charlie's house to pick up the ...
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Did Wonka know where the Golden Tickets were?

In the 1970's version of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, when each child got a Golden Ticket (and later televised announcing it) we see Wilkinson who posed as Slugworth show up to talk to the ...
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How come there isn't a scene showing the four other kids exiting the factory?

I've always wondered why there isn't a scene of the other four bad kids exiting the factory towards the end of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. I know Wonka says "When they leave here they'll be ...
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Quotes by Willy Wonka [closed]

I rewatched Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory with my kids last night and I noticed that Wonka appears to be quoting famous works of literature or authors on a semi-frequent basis. Examples: "...
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How did Willy Wonka know the Golden Tickets would wind up in the hands of children?

At the end of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (the 1970 version with Gene Wilder)*, Wonka explains that his plan all along was to turn his factory over to a child. Wonka: So, who can I trust ...
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Why is Mr. Wonka's office appointed with half of everything?

In Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971), everything in Wonka's office is cut in half: half a desk, half a sink, half a safe, half a bust, etc. Why is this?
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Was there a specific meaning behind each child in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory?

Just curious if each child stood for some specific evil or something. I feel like Augustus Gloop stood for Glutony (his name even has some similarity), but can't quite put my finger on the other kids....