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Fantasia

Walt Disney's ambitious milestone in film animation, featuring vignettes set to classical music performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra and conducted by Leopold Stokowski.

From the much-loved Sorcerer's Apprentice, in which Mickey Mouse dons a wizard's hat and commands a broom to do his chores, to the ballet-dancing ostriches and hippos of Dance of the Hours and the experimental abstract forms of Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, each piece is brought to life in a unique way. Also includes the Nutcracker Suite, the Rite of Spring, the Pastoral Symphony, Night on Bald Mountain and Ave Maria.

1 hour, 57 minutes

Last on

Christmas Eve 2013 16:15

Credits

Role Contributor
Narrative IntroductionsDeems Taylor
ConductorLeopold Stokowski
OrchestraPhiladelphia Orchestra
DirectorNorman Ferguson
DirectorJames Algar
DirectorSamuel Armstrong
DirectorFord Beebe Jr
DirectorWilfred Jackson
DirectorHamilton Luske
DirectorBill Roberts
DirectorPaul Satterfield
DirectorBen Sharpsteen
DirectorT Hee
DirectorJim Handley
ProducerWalt Disney
ProducerBen Sharpensteen
WriterJoe Grant
WriterDick Huemer

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