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The Black Cauldron

Alternate Title: Taran and the Magic Cauldron

The Black Cauldron (Taran and the Magic Cauldron) (1985) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film The Black Cauldron

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  • Feature Length Animated Film
  • Distributed by: Buena Vista Pictures Distribution
  • Cartoon Characters: Taran, Eilonwy, Gurgi, Ffewddur Fflam, Dallben, The Horned King, Creeper, King Eidilleg, Doli, Orgoch, Orddu, Orwen, Hen Wen.
  • Originally Released in 1985.
  • TechniColor
  • Running Time: 80 minutes.
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.
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Centuries ago, in the land of Prydain, a young man named Taran is given the task of protecting Hen Wen, a magical oracular pig, who knows the location of the mystical black cauldron. This is not an easy task for the Evil Horned King will stop at nothing to get the cauldron.

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Llyod Alexander wrote 5 books in Pyrdain Series. Disney's attempt to turn this into a major film, was proof that Professor Tolkien was very intelligient. He had put in his will and contracts that the rights to his books could nver be sold to Disney as...  (read more)

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The least watchable of all Disney features. Everything that could be wrong with a movie is here. Lifeless characters, muddled story, comic relief not that comic or much of a relief.
Avoid at all costs. Dreadful! Makes one ask "What were...  (read more)

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"THE BLACK CAULDRON" production ('85) was designed exclusively to be in wide screen 70mm format. Disney's first animated film with a PG rating!
The VIDEO release ('98) came out in standard full scene format however. In 1881,...  (read more)

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