The Reluctant Dragon Poster

Release Date: 1941

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 12 min

Plot Summary
Excited at the idea of producing a film about a children's book, humorist Robert Benchley visits the Walt Disney Studio to offer the idea. At the studio, Benchley evades an enthusiastic young tour guide and, wandering about the lot, goes into a drawing class. He then visits a soundstage, where he watches a couple recording a song, unaware they provide voices for famous cartoon characters. Benchley later visits the camera stage and then the animation department, where he discovers a surprise.

Cast: Robert Benchley, Frances Gifford, Buddy Pepper, Nana Bryant, Claude Allister, Barnett Parker, Billy Lee, Florence Gill

Director: Alfred L. Werker

Genres: Fantasy, Family

Production Co: Walt Disney Productions

Keywords: Charming, Amusing, Quest, 1940s, Transformation, Cheeky