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Fantasia ; Fantasia 2000

Disney, Walt

Fantasia: Features a blend of animation set to classical music, and live action scenes of the orchestra. Pieces include: Toccata and Fugue in D Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach, The Nutcracker Suite by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, The Sorcerer's Apprentice by Paul Dukas, The Rite of Spring by Igor Stravinsky, The Pastoral Symphony by Ludwig van Beethoven, Dance of the Hours by Amilcare Ponchielli, Night on Bald Mountain by Modeste Moussorgsky, and Ave Maria by Franz Schubert.

MPAA rating: G.|||juvenile

Disney DVD ; Walt Disney Productions ; Disney Enterprises ; Walt Disney Pictures & Television.

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Fantasia: Credits are spoken by narrator after opening description of film, and title card is shown at intermission of film.

Fantasia originally released as a motion picture in 1940.

Fantasia 2000 originally released as a motion picture in 1999.

Originally issued as part of a 4-disc DVD and Blu-ray collection.

Piano Concerto No.2, Allegro, Opus 102 segment based on the story "The Steadfast Tin Soldier."

Fantasia: Narrator, Deems Taylor.

Fantasia 2000: Hosts: Steve Martin, Itzhak Perlman, Quincy Jones, Bette Midler, James Earl Jones, Penn Jillette, Teller, James Levine, Angela Lansbury ; voice talent: Wayne Allwine, Tony Anselmo, Russi Taylor ; performers: Ralph Grierson (pianist, Rhapsody in Blue), Kathleen Battle (soprano, Pomp and Circumstance), The Chicago Symphony Chorus (Pomp and Circumstance).

DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation [Fantasia] ; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation [Fantasia 2000] ; Dolby digital 5.1 Disney Enhanced Home Theater mix audio, dual layer disc.

English, French and or Spanish audio tracks; optional French or Spanish subtitles; optional English SDH subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Fantasia: The Philadelphia Orchestra, conducted by Leopold Stokowski.

Fantasia 2000: conducted by James Levine ; performed by The Chicago Symphony Orchestra ; conducted by Leopold Stokowski (The sorcerer's apprentice) ; supervising animation director, Hendel Butoy ; editors, Jessica Ambinder Rojas, Lois Freeman-Fox ; ballet choreography (Piano Concerto No. 2), Kendra McCool.

Fantasia: Winners, Honorary Awards (Leopold Stokowski and his associates, Walt Disney, William E. Garity, J.N.A. Hawkins), 1942 Academy Awards ; Named to the National Film Registry in 1990 by the Library of Congress.

Fantasia 2000: Winner, Outstanding Individual Achievement for Character Animation (Eric Goldberg) -- Winner, Outstanding Individual Achievement for Effects Animation (Ted Kierscey) -- Winner, Outstanding Individual Achievement for Production Design in and Animated Feature Production (Susan Goldberg), 2000 Annie Awards.

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