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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
US silver peace dollar pays for a "Golden Ticket"
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The 2005 Warner Brothers film "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" features a United States
peace silver dollar.
The film is based on the book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl and stars
Johnny Depp as Willy Wonka, the owner of the Wonka Candy Factory.
The Wonka Candy Factory runs a contest where five "Golden Tickets" are
hidden in five candy bars, the winners will receive a tour of the factory and other prizes.
Charlie is a poor boy living with his parents and grandparents near the Wonka factory.
He hopes to win one of the tickets.
His grandfather gives him a silver coin (the peace dollar) which he uses to buy a candy bar.
It does not have the prize ticket, but he then finds a paper currency note and buys another candy bar
which contains a winning ticket.
He joins the other winners on a tour of the magical factory.
The film was originally made in 1971 as "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" with Gene Wilder
as Willy Wonka.
A different large silver coin was featured in that film.
Coins in Movies - Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
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1. Title
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2. Charlie
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3. Charlie's house
The factory is in the background.
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4. Charlie's parents
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5. The Wonka contest notice
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6. Charlie's grandfather gives him something
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7. It is a big coin
The coin is a United States Peace type silver dollar, made from 1921 to 1935.
United States dollar 1922
8. United States 1922 Peace silver dollar
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9. Charlie sees something in the snow
It is a paper note.
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10. Charlie looks at the note
The note appears to be a specially made film prop note.
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11. The other side of the note
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12. Charlie buys a Wonka candy bar
This one contains a winning ticket.
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13. The winners and a crowd outside the factory
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14. The winners line up
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15. Willy Wonka in sunglasses
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16. Willy Wonka revealed
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17. The tour begins
The rest of the film is too fantastic to show here.
Johnny Depp as Willy Wonka
Freddie Highmore as Charlie Bucket
Helena Bonham Carter as Mrs. Bucket
Noah Taylor as Mr. Bucket
Director: Tim Burton
Writers: John August, Roald Dahl (novel)
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