The Reluctant Dragon
Alternate Title: Behind the Scenes at Walt Disney StudiosThe Reluctant Dragon (Behind the Scenes at Walt Disney Studios , A Day at Disneys) (1941) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film by Dave Koch
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- Walt Disney Studios
- Animated Characters: Casey, Jr. ("Casey, Jr.")
Donald Duck, Clementine Cow ("Old MacDonald Duck")
Baby Weems, John, Mrs. Weems, Albert Einstein, Franklin D. Roosevelt, George Bernard Shaw, Salvador Dali ("Baby Weems")
Goofy ("How to Ride a Horse")
Percy, The Reluctant Dragon, Sir Giles ("The Reluctant Dragon").
Characters, Live Action: Robert Benchley, Mrs. Benchley, Humphrey, Doris, Ward Kimball, Fred Moore, Norman Ferguson, Clarence Nash, Florence Gill, Walt Disney.
- Originally Released in 1941.
- Production Number: 2005.
Production Number: 1379 (Baby Weems segment).
Production Number: 1244 (Reluctant Dragon segment)
- Running Time: 72 minutes.
- Black & White, TechniColor
- Jun 20, 1941- US Theatrical Release
- 1987- VHS "Reluctant Dragon" segment
- Dec 3, 2002- DVD Release as Walt Disney Treasures: Behind the Scenes at the Disney Studio
- 2004- UK Release, "Reluctant Dragon" segment
- 2007- Disney Movie Club exclusive DVD
- May 19, 2009-
Cartoon Production Information:
Shorts include: "Casey, Jr.", "Old MacDonald Duck", "Baby Weems", "How to Ride a Horse" and "The Reluctant Dragon".
Released in the middle of the Disney animators' strike of 1941. Strikers picketed the film's premiere with signs that attacked Disney for unfair business practices, low pay, lack of recognition, and favoritism.
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