The Sword in the Stone (1963 movie)

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The Sword in the Stone
Directed byWolfgang Reitherman
Screenplay byBill Peet
Story byBill Peet
Based onThe Sword in the Stone
by T. H. White
Produced byWalt Disney
StarringRickie Sorensen
Karl Swenson
Junius Matthews
Sebastian Cabot
Norman Alden
Martha Wentworth
Edited byDonald Halliday
Music bySongs:
Richard M. Sherman
Robert B. Sherman
George Bruns
Distributed byBuena Vista Distribution
Release date
  • December 25, 1963 (1963-12-25)
Running time
79 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$12,000,000[1]

The Sword in the Stone is a 1963 American animated fantasy comedy movie based on T. H. White's novel of the same name and produced by Disney. It was released on December 25, 1963. It was the last movie released before Walt Disney died three years later. The novel was first published in 1938 as a single one. It was republished in 1958 as one of the four books in The Once and Future King.

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The movie was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Score—Adaptation or Treatment, but lost to Irma La Douce.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Sword in the Stone - Box Office Mojo". Retrieved 2009-07-01.
  2. "1963 (36th)". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 2009-06-24.

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