Fantasia (movie)

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Fantasia
Produced by Walt Disney
Starring Leopold Stokowski
Deems Taylor
The Philadelphia Orchestra
Walt Disney (voice)
Studio Walt Disney Productions
Distributed by RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Release date(s) February 29, 1940
Running time 124 minutes
Language English
Budget $2,280,000 (est.)
Money made $76,408,097

Fantasia is the third animated movie produced by Walt Disney Productions. It was first released on February 29, 1940. It was originally released by itself instead of RKO Pictures, which was the distributor of Disney from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, until Peter Pan.

Fantasia contains eight classical music pieces. One of them is from Igor Stavinski's The Rite of Spring. It tells the story of life on Earth until the extinction of the dinosaurs. In Fantasia.

Fantasia 2000 (1999), a sequel to this movie, was released on December 17, 1999 in New York.

Release Dates[change | change source]

Country Premiere
 Brazil 25 December 1940
 United Kingdom 21 July 1941
 Uruguay 11 September 1941
Mexico Mexico 25 December 1941
 Portugal 16 March 1942
Republic of Ireland Ireland 3 April 1942
 Greece 10 April 1942
 Sweden 7 October 1942
 Iceland 28 February 1946
 Spain 23 March 1946
 Italy 12 April 1946
 Canada 1 August 1946
 Czechoslovakia 17 December 1946
 Hong Kong 16 October 1947
 Norway 31 October 1948
 Bulgaria 25 December 1948
 Switzerland 25 December 1948 (German speaking region)
 Soviet Union 25 December 1948
 Yugoslavia 31 July 1949
 Finland 4 November 1949
 Poland 7 August 1950
 Austria 12 January 1951
 Denmark 2 April 1951
 West Germany 10 October 1952
 Thailand 13 June 1953
 Belgium 14 August 1953
 India 25 December 1953
 Turkey 15 August 1954
 Japan 23 September 1955
 South Korea 3 October 1955
 Malta 31 July 1959
 New Zealand 29 June 1961
 South Africa 29 June 1961
 Lebanon 25 December 1967
 Iran 16 March 1974
 Morocco 16 March 1974
 Egypt 26 March 1974
 Indonesia 17 June 1974
 Qatar 17 June 1974
 Singapore 17 June 1974
 Sri Lanka 26 April 1985
 Kuwait 4 June 1986

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