Blog Posts - Willy Wonka



Charlie & The Chesterfield Tea – Charlie & The Chocolate Factory- Themed Tea in London

 Yesterday we went to Charlie and The Chesterfield Tea. As you can guess, a Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – themed tea at the Chesterfield Hotel in Mayfair, just behind Berkely Square. Given that we are reading the wonderful book by Roa...
by Pregnant Citygirl on Sep 4, 2016

‘Willy Wonka’ Star Gene Wilder Dies At 83

Sad news, Willy Wonka star Gene Wilder has passed away at age 83 at his home in Stamford, Conn. on Monday. Wilder’s nephew Jordan Walker-Pearlman, told Variety that his uncle died of complications from Alzheimer’s disease. His n...
by Beautelicious on Aug 29, 2016

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory - Oompa Loompa Song: Augustus Gloop Lyrics

Oompa Loompa Song: Augustus Gloop LyricsArtist: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory_______________________________Oompa Loompa doom-pa-dee-do I have a perfect puzzle for you Oompa Loompa doom-pa-dee-dee If you are wise, you'll l...
by allaboutsonglyrics on Jan 5, 2016

Turner Classic Movies “Treasures from the Dream Factory” Auction!

NEW YORK – Bonhams and Turner Classic Movies (TCM) today announced Treasures from the Dream Factory, an auction of nearly 400 entertainment and Hollywood memorabilia, including 66 items from the personal collection of award-winning, American actres...
by Collectors Hype on Nov 3, 2015

Never knew Willy Wonka Forks existed – Aromaforks

Never knew Willy Wonka Forks existed - Aromaforks...
by A Thrifty Mom on Oct 23, 2015

Book Fetish: Volume 180

Wonka Golden Ticket Blanket: Sometimes, the thing you need to get you through chilly autumn nights is a golden ticket. Make America Read Again: There’s nothing I like better during an election season than mocking one of our most mockable cand...
by Book Riot on Oct 15, 2015

Head to the Alamo and Get Your Golden Ticket, Now!

Seems it is going to be a banner Fall season at the Alamo Drafthouse in Yonkers! I was just perusing through my news feed on facebook and saw that on October 3rd, the Alamo is once again hosting the Ultimate Willy Wonka Party! I went last year and it...
by The Souzapalooza Blog on Aug 20, 2015

Grandmother thought cocaine in her granola bar was Willy Wonka golden ticket

Granola bars are meant to be healthy so it’s quite surprising this one came with the added ingredient of cocaine.Police in Texas are investigating how a packet of the drug ended up in the wrapped food item.Cynthia Rodriguez, of San Antonio, said sh...

The Greatest Show On Earth

P T Barnum: showman, conman, problematic dudeWith 10 billion things to do before I graduate, one would think I would prioritise better, especially when I have a dissertation to write. But I can't help myself. When I get really interested in something...
by This Kid is Alright on Apr 2, 2015

Celebrating 50th Anniversary of the Roald Dahl book, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

This past week, my daughter and I attended an event hosted by Milk + Bookies at our favorite Candy store, Dylan’s Candy Bar to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Roald Dahl book, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY. Willy Wonka was there alo...
by NYC Single Mom on Feb 3, 2015

‘The Big Lebowski,’ ‘Saving Private Ryan,’ ‘Ferris Bueller,’ More Added To National Film Registry

Every year since 1989 the Library of Congress' National Film Registry has selected twenty-five short films and full-length features to be recognized, in the words of the librarian of Congress James H. Billington, as "cultural, historical, or aestheti...
by Geeks of Doom on Dec 17, 2014

RESULTS! Prop Store Live Auction of Film & Television Artefacts

Well that’s it, Prop Store’s live auction of film and television artefacts has completed and the results are in. I watched some of the auction online and it was very exciting at times and fun to watch. Unfortunately due to currency exchan...
by Collectors Hype on Oct 16, 2014

RESULTS! Prop Store Live Auction of Film & Television Artefacts RESULTS!

Well that’s it, Prop Store’s live auction of film and television artefacts has completed and the results are in. I watched some of the auction online and it was very exciting at times and fun to watch. Unfortunately due to currency exchan...
by Collectors Hype on Oct 16, 2014

Deluxe Candy Man Costume

Go to http://halloweencostumesintrend.com to read more detail.. High Quality Fun Costumes Willy Wonka X Large. Read our review of Deluxe Candy Man Costume. Everything just works! Current Price: Special ! All Prices and Reviews as of 2014-09-29  ...
by The Halloween Intrend Store! on Sep 29, 2014

Prop Store Auction Of Film/Television Artefacts Catalog Is Up!

The Prop Store has put up the catalog for their big “Film and Television Artefacts Auction” and Wowza this auction looks AMAZING! The Film and Television Artefacts Auction will take place live on October 16th and is a partnership with VU...
by Collectors Hype on Sep 5, 2014

Alternatives To the New (Not Great) Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Cover

Penguin UK recently teased a new release as part of their Modern Classics line. Publishing as a Penguin Modern Classic for the first time. Can you guess which tasty tale this cover belongs to? pic.twitter.com/FxLXT8Jw8W — Penguin Books UK (@Pen...
by Book Riot on Aug 11, 2014

Pure Imagination

The greatest shock of reading Charlie and the Chocolate Factory as an adult (aside from the dark humor, e.g. Chapter 10:  The Family Begins to Starve--that must have drifted right past me as a child) is how quick a read it is.  I remember r...
by Life with Sophia on Jul 22, 2014

PiCollecta – Top 10 Movie Props We Wish Were Real!

Published with permission via PiCollecta visit https://www.picollecta.com/ Have you ever come out of a movie thinking “Dammit, why hasn’t anyone invented that yet?” Hollywood has presented us with devices, weapons, technology and pr...
by Collectors Hype on Jul 16, 2014

The Prop Store Announces Fall Mega Auction!

Leading TV and Movie Prop retailer The Prop Store announced a partnership with VUE Cinemas that will bring 375 pieces of memorabilia  to auction. The “Live Auction of Film & Television Artefacts” is slated to to take place on October...
by Collectors Hype on Jul 10, 2014

Gene Wilder Talks ‘Willy Wonka,’ Acting, and Life In This Animated Short Video

The great Gene Wilder hasn't acted since 2003 when he was a guest star on the sitcom Will & Grace---a role that won him a Primetime Emmy. But from time to time the 80-year-old still makes appearances and sometimes does interviews, sharing storie...
by Geeks of Doom on May 22, 2014


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