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G| 2 hr. min.

Plot Summary
Released in 1940, represented Disney's boldest experiment to date. Bringing to life his vision of blending animated imagery with classical music. What had begun as a vehicle to enhance Mickey Mouse's career blossomed into a full-blown feature that remains unique in the history of animation.

Cast: Leopold Stokowski , Deems Taylor , Walt Disney , Julietta Novis , Hugh Douglas ,

Directors: James Algar , Samuel Armstrong , Ford Beebe , Norman Ferguson , Jim Handley , T. Hee , Wilfred Jackson , Hamilton Luske , Bill Roberts , Paul Satterfield

Genres: Fantasy, Animated

Distributor: Walt Disney Home Video [gb], RKO Radio Pictures, Buena Vista Pictures

Fantasia (1940)

Release Date: January 6th, 1940|2 hr. min.

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Shelf Life: Fantasia

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Peter Martin on November 30, 2010

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