Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)
Maria Theresa thaler pays for "Golden Ticket"
The 1971 film "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" features a Maria Theresa thaler silver coin.
Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka, the owner of the Wonka Candy Factory.
hidden in five candy bars, the winners will receive a tour of the factory and other prizes.
He hopes to win one of the tickets.
The candy bar contains a winning ticket. and he joins the other winners on a tour of the magical factory.
A different large silver coin was featured in that film.
Coins in Movies - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
2. Children heading to candy store
3. Charlie works for newspaperman
He collects his week's pay.
4. Charlie passes the Wonka candy factory
The winners have been announced on television, and recently a fifth winner in Paraguay
was announced, ending the contest.
5. Charlie sees something in the gutter
6. It looks like a coin
7. It is a coin
The coin is a Maria Theresa thaler, a popular silver dollar sized Austrian coin struck off and on
by various mints since 1780.
8. Maria Theresa thaler
Silver, 41mm, 28.07gm
The fifth and final ticket is revealed to be a fraud, and Charlie is back in the contest.
9. Ticket fraud
The man in the picture is Martin Bormann.
10. Charlie opens the candy bar
Revealing the fifth Golden Ticket.
11. Charlie shows the ticket to his family
12. Willy Wonka welcomes the winners to his factory
The rest of the film is too fantastic to show here.
Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka
Jack Albertson as Grandpa Joe
Peter Ostrum as Charlie
Writers: David Seltzer, Roald Dahl (novel)
Producers: David L. Wolper Productions and Paramount Pictures.