The Story Of King MidasThe Story Of King Midas (1953) Theatrical Cartoon
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- Theatrical ShortShort
- Stop-motion Animation
- Ray Harryhausen
- Distributed by: Phoenix, BFA Films
- Cartoon Characters: King Midas, King Midas' Daughter.
- Voice Actors: Del Moore.
- Directed By Ray Harryhausen.
- Produced By Ray Harryhausen.
- Written By Charlotte Knight.
- Originally Released in December of 1953 (Estimate).
- Originally Released Theatrically.
- Running Time: 10:08 minutes.
King Midas lusts after gold, so he is granted a magical touch which turns anything he touches to gold. Sadly for the king, this includes his food and his beloved daughter.
Cartoon Production Information:
Stop-motion animation. The last completed film in producer Ray Harryhausen's series of short subjects based on rhymes or children's tales. Harryhausen had intended to make 15 to 20 of these, but while making "The Tortoise and the Hare," realized... (more)
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