Film Details



FANTASIA
Release Date: 10 Apr 1942
Duration (in mins): 120 or 124 min.
Cast:
Leopold Stokowski (Himself)
The Philadelphia Orchestra
Deems Taylor (Himself)
Director:
Joe Grant
Dick Huemer
Writer:
Lee Blair
Elmer Plummer
Producer:
Walt Disney (Prod)
Ben Sharpsteen
Distribution
Company:
RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Production
Company:
Walt Disney Productions
Summary:
This film consists of animation set to eight musical pieces. Deems Taylor, the narrator, introduces himself and conductor Leopold Stokowski, then describes the three different kinds of music in the program. The first type tells a definite story, and the next, while having no specific plot, suggests a series of definite pictures. The last type is referred to as "absolute" music, that which suggests abstract images and exists solely for its own sake. The first number, "Toccata and Fugue in D Mi...