The Sword in the Stone
Studio: Disney Release Date : December 25, 1963 Series: Disney Theatrical Feature
  1. General Info

Cumulative rating:       (1 rating submitted)

Synopsis

Wart, a page to Sir Ector, is taken under the wing of Merlin the Magician, unaware that he is destines to pull the sword from the stone and become King Arthur.

Characters

Wart
(Voice: Ricky Sorenson)
Sir Ector
(Voice: Sebastian Cabot)
Merlin
(Voice: Karl Swenson)
Archimedes
(Voice: Junius Matthews)
Sir Pelinore
(Voice: Alan Napier)
Sir Kay
(Voice: Norman Alden)
Madame Mim
(Voice: Martha Wentworth)

Credits

Director

Wolfgang "Woolie" Reitherman

Story

Bill Peet

Music

George Bruns

Backgrounds

Walt Peregoy
Bill Layne
Al Dempster
Anthony "Tony" Rizzo
Ralph Hulett
Fil Mottola

Voices

Ginny Tyler
Barbara Jo Allen
Richard Reitherman
Robert Reitherman

Asst. Animator

Dale Oliver
Dave Michner

Layout

Don Griffith
Basil Davidovich
Vance Gerry
Sylvia Cobb
Dale Barnhart
Homer Jonas

Character Design

Milt Kahl
Bill Peet

Asst. Director

Edward "Ed" Hansen
Dan Alguire

Effects Animation

Dan MacManus
Jack Boyd
Jack Buckley

Film Editor

Donald "Don" Halliday

Art Direction

Ken Anderson

Production Supervisor

Ken Peterson

Orchestration

Franklyn Marks

Directing Animator

Frank Thomas
Milt Kahl
Oliver M. "Ollie" Johnston, Jr.
John Lounsbery

Character Animation

Hal King
Eric Larson
Eric Cleworth
John Sibley
Cliff Nordberg
Hal Ambro
Dick Lucas

Songs

Richard M. Sherman
Robert B. Sherman

Music Editor

Evelyn Kennedy

Sound Supervisor

Robert O. Cook

Contains Reused Animation from:

Bambi

Reused Animation Used in:

The Jungle Book

Awards

Nominated for the Academy Award (Oscar) for Best Scoring of Music - Adaptation or Treatment

Video Information

VHS

United States

The Sword in the Stone

DVD

United States

The Sword in the Stone
The Sword in the Stone - 45th Anniversary Special Edition
The Sword in the Stone - 50th Anniversary Edition

Germany

Die Hexe und der Zauberer

BluRay Disc

United States

The Sword in the Stone - 50th Anniversary Edition

Technical Specifications

MPAA Rating: G
MPAA No.: 20519
Running time: 79:32
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.75 : 1
Color Type: Technicolor
Sound Type: Mono: RCA Sound Recording
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English
Original Country: United States

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History

12/19/2013

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      Sources

      Bill Peet: Story
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Frank Thomas: Directing Animator
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Milt Kahl: Directing Animator
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Oliver M. "Ollie" Johnston, Jr.: Directing Animator
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      John Lounsbery: Directing Animator
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Hal King: Character Animation
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Eric Larson: Character Animation
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Eric Cleworth: Character Animation
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      John Sibley: Character Animation
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Cliff Nordberg: Character Animation
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Hal Ambro: Character Animation
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Dick Lucas: Character Animation
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Dan MacManus: Effects Animation
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Jack Boyd: Effects Animation
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Jack Buckley: Effects Animation
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Milt Kahl: Character Design
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Bill Peet: Character Design
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Don Griffith: Layout
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Basil Davidovich: Layout
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Vance Gerry: Layout
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Sylvia Cobb: Layout
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Dale Barnhart: Layout
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Homer Jonas: Layout
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Walt Peregoy: Backgrounds
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Bill Layne: Backgrounds
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Al Dempster: Backgrounds
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Anthony "Tony" Rizzo: Backgrounds
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Ralph Hulett: Backgrounds
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Fil Mottola: Backgrounds
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Ken Peterson: Production Supervisor
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Robert O. Cook: Sound Supervisor
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Donald "Don" Halliday: Film Editor
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Evelyn Kennedy: Music Editor
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      George Bruns: Music
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Franklyn Marks: Orchestration
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Richard M. Sherman: Songs
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Robert B. Sherman: Songs
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Ken Anderson: Art Direction
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Wolfgang "Woolie" Reitherman: Director
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Ginny Tyler: Voices
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Barbara Jo Allen: Voices
      • Verified by "The Encyclopedia of Animated Cartoons" by Jeff Lenburg

      Richard Reitherman: Voices
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Robert Reitherman: Voices
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

      Edward "Ed" Hansen: Asst. Director
      • Verified by original animator's drafts

      Dan Alguire: Asst. Director
      • Verified by original animator's drafts

      Dale Oliver: Asst. Animator
      • Unverified

      Dave Michner: Asst. Animator
      • Unverified