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Fantasia (Special Edition)

Release Date: 11/14/2000
MSRP: $29.99

Studio: Buena Vista

Year: 1940

Run Time: 120 minutes

Rating: G

Starring: Deems Taylor

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

   Movie Summary: [Animation]

    Walt Disney's "grand experiment," an epic marriage of animation and classical music stands as one of the all-time film classics, restored to its original Technicolor glory. Leopold Stokowski conducts the Philadelphia Orchestra. Segments: "Toccata and Fugue in D" (Bach) - An explosion of shapes and colors illustrate the dynamics of the music. "The Nutcracker Suite" (Tchaikovsky) - A celebration of nature and the seasons featuring forest sprites and dancing mushrooms. "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" (Dukas) - Mickey Mouse gets in over his head when he puts on a sorcerer's cap and makes a little too much magic. "The Rite of Spring" (Stravinsky) - The parade of life from single-celled creatures through the death of the dinosaurs. "Pastoral Symphony" (Beethoven) - The centaurs, winged horses and satyrs of classic mythology come to life. "Dance of the Hours" (Ponchielli) - A comedic ballet performed by alligators, hippos, elephants and ostriches. "Night on Bald Mountain" (Mussorgsky) - The great demon Chernobog looses a host of spirits, ghosts and ghouls upon the night. "Ave Maria" (Schubert) - The evil spirits are banished with the glorious coming of daylight.


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DVD Features
1.33:1 Widescreen (anamorphic), DD 5.0 and DTS (THX)

DVD Exras
Never-before-released, uncut, restored original theatrical version includes the original narration and intermission / Audio commentary with executive producer Roy Disney, conductor James Levine, Disney manager of film restoration Scott MacQueen, and animation historian John Canemaker / Second Audio commentary will contain rare archival interviews hosted by John Canemaker / Documentary "Making of Fantasia" / Two bonus cartoons "Toot, Whistle, Pluck and Boom" and "Melody" / Commemorative booklet / Deleted "Clair de Lune" animated segment /

Editor's Notes
Extras updated.

Last Updated: Thursday, August 24, 2000

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