Fantasia  

Last Edited: 08-Jan-2016
A Global British Comedy Collaborative document. Edited by John Lucas
Broadcast source is BBC Radio Four unless otherwise indicated. Recording quality is considered good unless otherwise indicated.

Date Classifications
Title Cast Parameters
1940 Animation
1.33:1

Fantasia
Directed by
Norman Ferguson    (segment "Dance of the Hours")
James Algar           (segment "The Sorcerer's Apprentice")
Samuel Armstrong   (segments "Toccata and Fugue in D Minor", "The Nutcracker Suite")
Ford Beebe Jr.        (segment "The Pastoral Symphony")
Jim Handley           (segment "The Pastoral Symphony")
T. Hee                  (segment "Dance of the Hours")
Wilfred Jackson      (segment "Night on Bald Mountain/Ave Maria")
Hamilton Luske       (segment "The Pastoral Symphony")
Bill Roberts            (segment "Rite of Spring")
Paul Satterfield      (segment "Rite of Spring")
Ben Sharpsteen
Writing
Story Direction by Joe Grant, Dick Huemer
 
Story development by
Lee Blair              (segment "Toccata and Fugue in D Minor")
Elmer Plummer      (segment "Toccata and Fugue in D Minor")
Phil Dike     ...      (segment "Toccata and Fugue in D Minor")
Sylvia Moberly-Holland  (segment "The Nutcracker Suite")
Norman Wright      (segment "The Nutcracker Suite")
Albert Heath         (segment "The Nutcracker Suite")
Bianca Majolie       (segment "The Nutcracker Suite")
Graham Heid         (segment "The Nutcracker Suite")
Perce Pearce        (segment "The Sorcerer's Apprentice")
Carl Fallberg         (segment "The Sorcerer's Apprentice")
William Martin       (segment "Rite of Spring")
Leo Thiele            (segment "Rite of Spring")
Robert Sterner      (segment "Rite of Spring")
John McLeish        (segment "Rite of Spring")
Otto Englander      (segment "The Pastoral Symphony")
Webb Smith          (segment "The Pastoral Symphony")
Erdman Penner      (segment "The Pastoral Symphony")
Joseph Sabo         (segment "The Pastoral Symphony")
Bill Peet               (segment "The Pastoral Symphony")
Vernon Stallings    (segment "The Pastoral Symphony")
Campbell Grant      (segment "Night on Bald Mountain/Ave Maria")
Arthur Heinemann  (segment "Night on Bald Mountain/Ave Maria")
Phil Dike               (segment "Night on Bald Mountain/Ave Maria")

Cast  
Leopold Stokowski     Himself - Conductor of The Philadelphia Orchestra
Deems Taylor           Himself - Narrative Introductions
Corey Burton   Narrator: Deems Taylor overdubs (2000 restoration) (voice) (uncredited)
Walt Disney    Mickey Mouse (segment 'The Sorcerer's Apprentice') (voice) (uncredited)
James MacDonald     James MacDonald     ...    

Produced by Walt Disney, Ben Sharpsteen

Disney DVD
18268
125:00
2000
Animation
1.85:1
Fantasia 2000
Directed by
James Algar          (segment "Sorcerer's Apprentice, The")
Gaëtan Brizzi         (segment "Firebird Suite, The")
Paul Brizzi             (segment "Firebird Suite, The")
Hendel Butoy         (segments "Pines of Rome", "Piano Concerto No.2")
Francis Glebas       (segment "Pomp and Circumstance")
Eric Goldberg         (segments "Rhapsody in Blue", "Carnival of the Animals, The")
Don Hahn             (host sequences)
Pixote Hunt          (segment "Symphony No. 5")

Writing Credits 
Eric Goldberg        (story) (segments "Rhapsody in Blue", "Carnival of the Animals, The")
Hans Christian Andersen (story "The Steadfast Tin Soldier") (segment "Piano
      Concerto #2")
Joe Grant            (original concept) (segment "Carnival of the Animals, The")
Perce Pearce       (story development) (segment "Sorcerer's Apprentice, The")
Carl Fallberg        (story development) (segment "Sorcerer's Apprentice, The")
Gaëtan Brizzi       (story) (segment "Firebird Suite, The")
Paul Brizzi           (story) (segment "Firebird Suite, The")
Don Hahn           (written by) (host sequences)
David Reynolds    (written by) (host sequences) and
Irene Mecchi       (written by) (host sequences)
Elena Driskill        (concept for "Death & Re-birth of the Forest")

Cast
Leopold Stokowski     Himself - Conductor (segment "The Sorcerer's Apprentice")
     (archive footage)
Ralph Grierson           Himself - Pianist (segment "Rhapsody in Blue")
Kathleen Battle         Herself - Featured Soprano (segment "Pomp and Circumstance")
Steve Martin            Himself - Introductory Host
Itzhak Perlman          Himself - Host (segment "Pines of Rome")
Quincy Jones            Himself - Host (segment "Rhapsody in Blue")
Bette Midler             Bette Midler (segment "Piano Concerto No. 2, Allegro, Opus 102")
James Earl Jones       Himself - Host (segment "Carnival of the Animals")
Penn Jillette             Himself - Host (segment "The Sorcerer's Apprentice")
Teller                      Himself - Host (segment "The Sorcerer's Apprentice")
James Levine            Himself - Host (segment "Pomp and Circumstance"), Conductor
     (Chicago Symphony Orchestra)
Angela Lansbury       Angela Lansbury (segment "Firebird Suite - 1919 Version")
Wayne Allwine         Mickey Mouse (segment "Pomp and Circumstance") (voice)
Tony Anselmo          Donald Duck (segment "Pomp and Circumstance") (voice)
Russi Taylor            Daisy Duck (segment "Pomp and Circumstance") (voice)

Produced by Donald W. Ernst, Patricia Hicks, David Lovegren
Disney DVD
19571
74:00
2000
Animation
Interviews
mixed aspect
ratios
Fantasia
Legacy
Special Features from both Fantasia (1940) and Fantasia 2000
Disney DVD
F 3623
161:00

Documentaries and Collateral Material
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