Fantasia (1940) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film

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Fantasia (1940) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film Fantasia

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  • Feature Length Animated FilmFeature
  • Traditional Animation
  • Walt Disney Studios
  • Distributed by: RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
  • Cartoon Characters: Mickey Mouse, Hop Low, Mushroom Dancers, Dewdrop Fairies, Autumn Fairies, Yen Sid, Mlle. Upanova, Hyacinth Hippo, Elephanchine, Ben Ali Gator, Chernabog.
  • Voice Actors: Deems Taylor, Leopold Stokowski, Walt Disney, Julietta Novis.
  • Directed By Ben Sharpsteen, Sam Armstrong, James Algar, Bill Roberts, Paul Satterfield; more Directors More Directors...
  • Produced By Walt Disney, Ben Sharpsteen.
  • Animated By Ed Aardal, Daniel MacManus, Joshua Meador, Art Palmer, George Rowley, Cornett Wood, Cy Young, Art Babbitt, Les Clark, Don Lusk, Robert Stokes, Preston Blair, Ugo D'Orsi, Edward Love; more Animators More Cartoon Animators...
  • Awards: Special Certificate (Oscar Statuette  Academy Award) for Fantasound.
  • Music: Leopold Stokowski, Johann Sebastian Bach, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Paul Dukas; more Musicians More Musicians...
  • Editor: Stephen Csillag, John Carnochan.
  • Originally Released on November 13, 1940. (more dates More Dates...)
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 120 minutes.
  • Production Number: 2004
  • TechniColor
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

Fantasia is nothing less than a symphony concert, illustrated by Disney animation, with Leopold Stokowski conducting the Philadelphia Orchestra. The eight sequences are: "Toccata and Fugue in D Minor" (J. S. Bach), "The Nutcracker Suite" (Tchaikovsky), "The...  (more)

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The first feature to be released with a stereophonic soundtrack. This show had a limited-release premier run in 7 channel "Fantasound". In the original roadshow release, the film had an intermission and extra intro snippits. The name of the...  (more)

Production budget estimated at $2.28 million.

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1940's Fantasia Is My Tenth Favorite Film Of All Time.

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1940's Fantasia Is My Tenth Favorite Film Of All Time, My Segments That I Like In Fantasia Are Toccata And Fugue In D Minor, The Sorcerer's Apprentice, The Rite Of Spring, A Night On Bald Mountain And...  (read more)

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This is the original. Accept NO SUBSTITUTES!!!!!

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What? No-one has actually reviewed this yet!

This is outstanding. You can keep your computer generated effects, etc. This is art, and it certainly shows. For a film that is so old, you have to appreciate the vast amount of work that went into this....  (read more)

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