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

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