Fantasia Movie
Character information
Directed by
Produced by Walt Disney
Written by Joe Grant
Dick Huemer
Based on
Production Company Walt Disney Productions
Distributed by Walt Disney Productions
RKO Radio Pictures
Release date April 10, 1942
Running time 126 minutes
Budget $2.28 million
Box office $83,320,000
Fantasia is a 1940 American animated film produced by Walt Disney and released by Walt Disney Productions. The film consists of eight animated segments set to pieces of classical music conducted by Leopold Stokowski; seven of which are performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra. Music critic and composer Deems Taylor acts as the film's Master of Ceremonies, who introduces each segment in live action interstitial scenes.