The Black Cauldron (movie) facts for kids
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|Directed by||Ted Berman
|Produced by||Joe Hale
|Story by||Art Stevens
|Narrated by||John Huston|
|Music by||Elmer Bernstein|
|Editing by||Armetta Jackson
|Studio||Walt Disney Productions
Silver Screen Partners II
|Distributed by||Walt Disney Pictures
Buena Vista Distribution
|Release date(s)||July 24, 1985|
|Running time||80 minutes|
The Black Cauldron is a 1985 American animated fantasy movie produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation. It is based on the first two books in The Chronicles of Prydain by Lloyd Alexander, a series of five novels which in turn is based on Welsh mythology.
The movie is directed by Ted Berman and Richard Rich. They directed the previous Disney animated movie The Fox and the Hound.
It was not very popular when it was first released. Now it has become a cult movie. It cost $25 million to make. It earned only $21 million at the North American box office. It is said to be one of the worst box-office failures from Walt Disney Animation Studios.
- Grant Bardsley as Taran
- Susan Sheridan as Princess Eilonwy
- Nigel Hawthorne as Fflewddur Fflam
- John Byner as Gurgi/Doli
- John Hurt as the Horned King
- Freddie Jones as Dallben
- Arthur Malet as King Eidilleg
- Eda Reiss Merin as Orddu
- Adele Malis-Morey as Orwen
- Billie Hayes as Orgoch
- Phil Fondacaro as Creeper
- John Huston as the narrator
- Brandon Call as Fairy #1
- Gregory Levinson as Fairy #2
- Lindsay Rich as Fairy #3
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