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30/06/1971 "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" is released in the US

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory is a 1971 American musical fantasy film directed by Mel Stuart, and starring Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka. It is an adaptation of the 1964 novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl. The film was released by Paramount Pictures in June 1971. The film received generally positive reviews.