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Fantasia & Fantasia 2000

Fantasia & Fantasia 2000

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Barnes & Noble - Donald Liebenson
It is titles like Fantasia that make the DVD player seem essential. Unavailable for purchase on VHS for nearly a decade, one of Walt Disney's most magnificent achievements is back, and grander than ever, in this DVD-only Special 60th Anniversary Edition. For the first time on any home video format, Walt Disney's "grand experiment" -- combining animation with classical music -- is presented in its original 1940 Roadshow edition, complete with intermission and narration, which viewers have not seen since that original theatrical release. Incredibly, like It's a Wonderful Life, Fantasia was not fully appreciated at the time of its release, but with such hallucinatory sequences as "The Sorcerer's Apprentice," "The Dance of the Hours" with the tutu-clad hippos and "The Nutcracker Suite" with the dancing vegetables, it's no wonder it was embraced in the 1960s and '70s by college kids looking for the ultimate cinematic trip. This DVD is loaded with state-of-the-art supplemental features including archival interviews with Walt Disney and a segment about the making of this groundbreaking masterpiece.

Product Details

Release Date:
Walt Disney Video
Region Code:
[Full Frame, Wide Screen]

Special Features

Disc 1 - Fantasia Feature Film + Bonus; ; Audio Commentary; Disney Family Museum; ; Disc 2 - Fantasia 2000 Featurette Film + Bonus; ; Musicana - Walt's Inspiration For A Sequel To Fantasia

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Steve Martin Narrator
Itzhak Perlman Narrator
Quincy Jones Narrator
Bette Midler Narrator
James Earl Jones Narrator
Penn Jillette Narrator
Teller Narrator
James Levine Narrator
Angela Lansbury Narrator
Leopold Stokowski Conductor ("Sorcerer's Apprentice" segment),Himself
Walt Disney Mickey Mouse
Deems Taylor Himself
Philadelphia Orchestra Orchestra
Bela Lugosi Model for Tchernabog

Technical Credits
James Algar Director
Gaëtan Brizzi Director
Samuel Armstrong Director
Ford I. Beebe Director
Paul Brizzi Director
Hendel Butoy Director
Walt Disney Director
Francis Glebas Director
Jim Handley Director
Albert Heath Director
Eric Goldberg Director
Pixote Hunt Director
T. Hee Director
Graham Heid Director
Wilfred Jackson Director
Hamilton Luske Director
Bianca Majolie Director
Sylvia Moberly-Holland Director
Bill Roberts Director
Paul Satterfield Director
Ben Sharpsteen Director
Norman Wright Director

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Fantasia: The Original Classic
1. Opening/Narrator's Introduction [:00]
2. "Toccata And Fugue In D Minor" (Johann Sebastian Bach) [:00]
3. Narrator's Introduction [:00]
4. "The Nutracker Suite" (Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky) [:02]
5. Narrator's Introduction [:00]
6. "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" (Paul Dukas) [:00]
7. Narrator's Introduction [3:58]
8. "The Rite Of Spring" (Igor Stravinsky) [9:40]
9. Intermission [:41]
10. Meet The Sound Track [14:26]
11. Narrator's Introduction [1:01]
12. "The Pastoral Symphony" (Ludwig van Beethoven) [9:45]
13. Narrator's Introduction [3:06]
14. "Dance Of The Hours" (Amilcare Ponchielli) [22:40]
15. Narrator's Introduction [3:21]
16. "Night On Bald Mountain" (Modeste Moussorgsky) [3:26]
17. "Ave Maria" (Franz Schubert) [1:40]
Disc #2 -- Fantasia 2000
2. Opening/Main Title [:00]
3. "Symphony No. 5" (Ludwig van Beethoven) [:00]
4. Introduction (Steve Martin And Itzhak Perlman) [:02]
5. "Pines Of Rome" (Ottorino Respighi) [:00]
6. Introduction (Quincy Jones) [:00]
7. "Rhapsody In Blue" (George Gershwin) [:10]
8. Introduction (Bette Midler) [:55]
9. "Piano Concerto No. 2, Allegro, Opus 102" (Dmitri Shostakovich) [1:34]
10. Introduction (James Earl Jones) [7:28]
11. Carnival Of The Animals, Finale" (Camille Saint-Saëns) [1:16]
12. Introduction (Penn & Teller) [12:31]
13. "The Sorcer's Apprentice" (Paul Dukas) [:18]
14. Introduction (James Levine) [2:51]
15. "Pomo And Circumstance-Marches 1,2,3, And 4" (Sir Edward Elgar) [:18]
16. Introduction (Angela Lansbury) [6:16]
17. "Firebird Suite- 1919 Version" (Igor Stravinsky) [10:13]
18. End Credits [1:28]

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Fantasia/Fantasia 2000 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
sparksfanCM More than 1 year ago
the music is so magical and powerful and full of meaning i habe both on vhs and im gonna show it to my kids in the future
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jsph_tnnr201034352011 More than 1 year ago
The Best thing about both Fantasia and Fantasia 2000 is the fact that both Mickey Mouse and of course Donald Duck are featured in them both Animated Features
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