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A world of pure imagination! 10 facts about Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

BANG Showbiz Logo By Bang Showbiz of BANG Showbiz | Slide 1 of 11: It's been 49 years since we entered a world of pure imagination with Gene Wilder in 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory'.Despite gaining a dedicated fan base, the film was not a big success when it was released in 1971 and banked only $526,633. But by the mid-1980s, the motion picture became a huge hit thanks to television broadcasts and home video sales making it a cult classic. Here's 10 scrumdidilyumptious facts about 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory'...

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It's been 49 years since we entered a world of pure imagination with Gene Wilder in 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory'.Despite gaining a dedicated fan base, the film was not a big success when it was released in 1971 and banked only $526,633. But by the mid-1980s, the motion picture became a huge hit thanks to television broadcasts and home video sales making it a cult classic. Here's 10 scrumdidilyumptious facts about 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory'...
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