Buena Vista (1940)
Animation, Family, Fantasy
USA | English | Color | 2h 5min
2 discs

Fantasia is the adventurous 1940 experiment from Disney. The film sets Disney animated characters to classical music as Mickey Mouse uses his magic wand to set broomsticks dancing in one of the more famous elaborate scenes. The film was groundbreaking in its usage of animation and music and is still considered a masterpiece decades later.

Cast View all

Leopold Stokowski Himself - Conductor of The Philadelphia Orchestra
Deems Taylor Himself - Narrative Introductions
Corey Burton Narrator: Deems Taylor overdubs (2000 restoration)
Walt Disney Mickey Mouse (segment 'The Sorcerer's Apprentice')
Hugh Douglas Narrator (1982 version)
James MacDonald Percussionist
Tim Matheson Narrator (1985 version)
Julietta Novis Soloist (segment 'Ave Maria')
Paul J. Smith Violinist

Crew View all

Director Wilfred Jackson
David D. Hand
Ben Sharpsteen
Norman Ferguson
James Algar
Samuel Armstrong
Hamilton Luske
Bill Roberts
Jim Handley
T. Hee
Paul Satterfield
Ford Beebe Jr.
Writer Bill Peet, Erdman Penner, Otto Englander, Joe Grant, Dick Huemer, Lee Blair, Carl Fallberg, Perce Pearce, Arthur Heinemann, Elmer Plummer, Phil Dike, Sylvia Moberly-Holland, Norman Wright, Vernon Stallings, Joseph Sabo, Webb Smith, Albert Heath, Bianca Majolie, Graham Heid, William Martin, Leo Thiele, Robert Sterner, John McLeish, Campbell Grant
Producer Ben Sharpsteen, Walt Disney
Photography James Wong Howe


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Added Mar 10, 2012
Modified Sep 22, 2018