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Sleeping Beauty (1959) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film Sleeping Beauty

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  • 1959
  • Walt Disney Studios
  • Buena Vista Film Distribution
  • Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film
  • Cartoon Characters: Briar Rose/Princess Aurora, Prince Phillip, Samson, King Stefan, Queen, King Hubert, Fauna, Flora, Merryweather, Maleficent, Diablo, Dragon.
  • Vocal Talent: Mary Costa (Aurora/Briar Rose), Eleanor Audley (Maleficent), Taylor Holmes (Stefan), Bill Shirley (Phillip), Verna Felton (Flora), Barbara Jo Allen (Fauna), Barbara Luddy (Merryweather), Bill Thompson (Hubert), Candy Candido, Pinto Colvig, Bob Amsberry (Goons), Dal McKennon (Owl, uncredited), Marvin Miller (Narrator).
  • Directed By Clyde Geronimi.
    Sequence Directors: Eric Larson, Wolfgang Reitherman, Les Clark.
  • Produced By Walt Disney.
    Production Supervision: Ken Peterson.
  • Animated By Hal King, Blaine Gibson, Ken Hultgren, George Nicholas, Henry Tanous, Hal Ambro, John Sibley, Harvey Toombs, Bob Youngquist, John Kennedy, Don Lusk, Bob Carlson, Fred Kopietz, Eric Cleworth, Ken O'Brien (Character Animators).
    Directing Animators: Milt Kahl (Phillip), Frank Thomas, Marc Davis (Briar Rose, Maleficent), Ollie Johnston (as Oliver M. Johnston Jr) [as Ollie Johnston (as Oliver M. Johnston Jr)] (Fairies), John Lounsbery.
    Effects Animators: Dan MacManus, Jack Boyd, Joshua Meador, Jack Buckley.
  • Written By Erdman Penner.
    Additional Story: Joe Rinaldi, Winston Hibler, Bill Peet, Ted Sears, Ralph Wright, Milt Banta.
    Traditional tale "La Belle au Bois Dormant" By: Charles Perrault.
  • Music By George Bruns, Tom Adair.
    Music Adapted from "Sleeping Beauty": Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
    Music Adapted by: George Bruns.
  • Edited By Roy M. Brewster, Jr., Donald Halliday.
  • Production Design: Don DaGradi, Ken Anderson.
  • Color Styling: Eyvind Earle.
  • Character Styling: Tom Oreb.
  • Layouts: McLaren Stewart, Don Griffith, Basil Davidovich, Joe Hale, Jack Huber, Tom Codrick, Erni Nordli, Victor Haboush, Homer Jonas, Ray Aragon.
  • Backgrounds: Frank Armitage, Al Dempster, Bill Layne, Dick Anthony, Richard H. Thomas, Thelma Witmer, Walt Peregoy, Ralph Hulett, Fil Mottola, Anthony Rizzo.
  • Special Processes: Ub Iwerks, Eustace Lycett.
  • Sound Supervision: Robert O. Cook.
  • Choral Arranger: John Rarig.
  • Lyricists: Erdman Penner, Jack Lawrence, Sammy Fain, Ted Sears, Winston Hibler.
  • Music Editor : Evelyn Kennedy.

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Cartoon Summary:

King Stefan and King Hubert celebrate the birth of Stefan's infant daughter, Aurora and the betrothal of Hubert's son Phillip to her. The three good fairies, Flora, Fauna and Merryweather, are in the midst of bestowing gifts on the princess, when Maleficent, the...  (more)

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What can I say about this great work of art?

This is my favorite animated film of all time. The voices, animation, script, score, songs, all work together to paint a perfect tapestry of magic, romance and terror. I've been watching this film...  (read more)

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Yes, in my opinion, this is the best Disney movie ever made. Being a Tchaikovsky fan, I especially love the way the lyricists were able to add lyrics to his already beautiful songs. The other reviewers were right; this movie isn't just for girls,...  (read more)

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Some people may think this movie is for only children, female children in particular. But not true! EVERYONE will enjoy this classic film! Whatever your favorite type of movie is, this movie has it ALL: comedy, romance, suspense, mild horror, music, and...  (read more)

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Sleeping Beauty is an original Walt Disney Masterpiece! Beautiful and enrapturing, with a musical score that won an Academy Award. The voice, and singing of Princess Aurora, Sleeping Beauty, is performed by the highly talented Mary Costa. Exquisite, warm...  (read more)

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