How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter, found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child.
Mastro Cherry gives the piece of wood to his friend Geppetto, who takes it to make himself a Marionette that will dance, fence, and turn somersaults
As soon as he gets home, Geppetto fashions the Marionette and calls it Pinocchio. The first pranks of the Marionette.
The story of Pinocchio and the Talking Cricket, in which one sees that bad children do not like to be corrected by those who know more than they do.
Pinocchio is hungry and looks for an egg to cook himself an omelet; but, to his surprise, the omelet flies out of the window.
Pinocchio falls asleep with his feet on a foot warmer, and awakens the next day with his feet all burned off.
Geppetto returns home and gives his own breakfast to the Marionette
Geppetto makes Pinocchio a new pair of feet, and sells his coat to buy him an A-B-C book
Pinocchio sells his A-B-C book to pay his way into the Marionette Theater.
The Marionettes recognize their brother Pinocchio, and greet him with loud cheers; but the Director, Fire Eater, happens along and poor Pinocchio almost loses his life.