The Black Cauldron

Based on books by Lloyd Alexander: "The Black Cauldron", "The Book of Three", "Cronicles of Prydain"
Release: 24-Jul-1985
It cost over US$40 million to make, and brings in US$21 million from ticket sales.
It is the first film released in Technirama-70mm since Sleeping Beauty
It is the first Disney animated feature film to be given a PG rating.
It was supposed to be the first feature film to use a holographic image during the showing
Tape cover annotation
Walt Disney's 25th full-lenght animated Classic THE BLACK CAULDRON is a spectacular fantasy adventure to leave your whole family spellbound! In the mystical land of Prydain, a young boy named Taran undertakes a heroic task. With a magic sword at his side, Taran must prevent the evil Horned King from unleashing the supernatural powers of a misterious black cauldron! Helped by the beautiful Princess Eilonwy, a funny and furry creature named Gurgi and an adorable clairvoyant pig, Taran defeats his loathsome enemy and learns along the way that friendship is a powerful force! In the traditions of such timeless Classics as Peter Pan and A (sic!) Sword In The Stone, THE BLACK CAULDRON blends unparalleled animation and unforgettable characters into an action-packed adventure that will thrill you again and again!

Grant Bardsley - Taran
Susan Sheridan - Eilonwy
John Byner - Gurgi, Doli
Nigel Hawthorne - Fflewddur Fflam
Freddie Jones - Dallben
John Hurt - The Horned King
Billy Hayes - Orgoch
Arthur Malet - King Eidilleg
Adela Malia-Morey - Orwen
Brandon Call - Fairfolk
Gregory Levinson - Fairfolk
Lindsay Rich - Fairfolk
Phil Fondacaro - Creeper, henchmen
Wayne Allwine - henchmen
James Almanzar - henchmen
Steve Hale - henchmen
Jack Laing - henchmen
Phil Nibbelink - henchmen (also animator)
Peter [Pete] Renaday - henchmen
John Huston - Narrator

Song Lyrics
There are no songs in this feature.

Eilonwy, Gurgi, and Taran

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