Fantasia Film Summary & Analysis

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Fantasia is a special film that belongs in its own class. Although Walt Disney Studios is the leader in animated films, neither they nor any other studio had tried something as unusual and risky as creating Fantasia. The film seeks to take classical musical selections and place them with visuals that appeal to the whole family. Many people are not regularly interested in viewing films that use classical music as the primary soundtrack, but Walt Disney Studios tries their own experiment and finds their techniques to be successful.

Because of Fantasia's complexity, there were multiple directors for the film. Each section and parts of each section had different directors. James Algar directed the most well-known section, "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" starring Mickey Mouse. Samuel Armstrong directed "Toccata and Fugue in D Minor" and "The Nutcracker Suite." Ford Beebe, Jim Handley, and Hamilton Luske corroborated on the direction of...

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