Fantasia (1940)

Genre : Animation, Family, Fantasy, Music

Cast : (Complete credited cast) , Leopold Stokowski as Himself (Conductor, The Philadelphia Orchestra) , Deems Taylor as Narrator (1940 original) rest of cast listed alphabetically: , Julietta Novis as Soloist (segment "Ave Maria") (voice)

Plot : A confusion of energized interpretations of massive play of Western classical music.

Run Time : USA:124 min (restored roadshow version) | USA:125 min (original release) | USA:80 min (cut version) | USA:118 min (VHS version)

Country : USA

Language : English

Filming Locations : Walt Disney Studios, Burbank, California, USA

Company : Walt Disney Pictures

Trivia : The 2000 restoration was the foremost long wont away the longer, so-called roadshow version of the show was got wind behind the initial release. This version include a good deal of longer interstitials bask in Deems Taylor explicating whatever will engagement seen. The photo of these segments was trouble-free to contemplate along with was cleaned up, because more of each other were second hand inside the 1990 restoration, except the soundtrack for the ground that the segments that capable not been got wind because the 1940s either might not engagement gauged or was inside awful shape. After a good deal of debate, performer Corey Burton was wrote to inside to dub the total lot of Taylor’s speeches, as at any rate as the “Sound Track” row midway prepared the picture.

Goofs : Revealing mistakes: During the “Pastoral” segment, while the originally centaur furthermore centaurette walk in various places joined arm-in-arm, a bush inside the smaller precise fails to way properly, furthermore winds wide awake surging also the pair.

Tag Lines : Walt Disney's Technicolor FEATURE triumph
Hear the pictures! See the music!
All the BEAUTY…All the DELIGHT…All the EXCITEMENT of the world's greatest music!
Fantasia Will Amazia! (1942 re-release)

Plot Summary : Disney animators group pictures to Western classical music for Leopold Stokowski characters the Philadelphia Orchestra. "The Sorcerer’s Apprentice" traits Mickey Mouse for an aspiring magician who oversteps his limits. "The Rite of Spring" tells the yarn of evolution, derive pleasure single-celled animals to the bereavement of the dinosaurs. "Dance of the Hours" is a humorist ballet completed by ostriches, hippos, elephants, also alligators. "Night on Bald Mountain" also "Ave Maria" group the forces of dark also remove darkness from critical self for a devilish revel is barged in by the drawing nearer of an additional day.

An brand new with revolutionary happy classic fancy Walt Disney, combining Western classical music masterpieces along furthermore imaginative visuals, flaunted to along furthermore Leopold Stokowski with the Philadelphia Orchestra. The eight energy series are colorful, impressive, free-flowing, abstract, with oft surrealistic pieces. They incorporates the more or less celebrated of all, Paul Dukas’s "The Sorcerer’s Apprentice" along furthermore Mickey Mouse since the name disposition fighting brooms carrying a nonstop buckets of water. Also included are J.S. Bach’s "Toccata with Fugue inside D Minor"; Tchaikovsky’s "Nutcracker Suite"; dinosaurs with volcanoes inside Stravinsky’s "Rite of Spring"; the appealing "Dance of the Hours" by Ponchielli along furthermore dancing hippos, crocodiles, ostriches, with elephants; with Mussorgsky’s darkly apocalyptic "Night on Bald Mountain."

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