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The Black Cauldron Details

FULL SYNOPSIS

Walt Disney Pictures produced this ambitious, animated tale of sorcery and swordfighting. Taran (voice of Grant Bardsley), is an assistant to Dallben (voice of Freddie Jones), a pigkeeper in the mythical land of Prydain. Taran longs to be a knight, and he's given his chance to live out his dream when he is sent out in search of a magical black cauldron which can either be a powerful instrument of good or a bottomless fount of evil, depending entirely upon who should find it. However, Taran is not the only one in search of this talisman -- the Horned King (voice of John Hurt) wants the cauldron to shore up his sinister powers and raise an army of the dead, and with the help of the all-seeing pig Hen-Wren, the wicked one may make his hideous plans a reality. The Black Cauldron had the distinction of being the first animated feature from Disney to receive a PG rating from the MPAA, due to some frightening scenes of black magic. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

Cast

Grant Bardsley
as Taran
Susan Sheridan
as Eilonwy
Freddie Jones
as Dallben
Nigel Hawthorne
as Fflewddur
Arthur Malet
as King Eidilleg
John Byner
as Gurgi/Doli
John Hurt
as Horned King
Lindsay Rich
as Fairfolk
Brandon Call
as Fairfolk
Gregory Levinson
as Fairfolk
Adele Malis-Morey
as Orwen
Billie Hayes
as Orgoch
Phil Fondacaro
as Creeper
Eda Reiss Merin
as Orddu
Pete Renaday
as Henchman
Wayne Allwine
as Henchman
John Huston
as Narrator
James Almanzar
as Henchman
Jack Laing
as Henchman
Phil Nibbelink
as Henchman

Crew

Ted Berman
Director
Richard Rich
Director
Ron Miller
Producer
Joe Hale
Producer
Joe Hale
Screenwriter
Art Stevens
Screenwriter
Ted Berman
Screenwriter
Roy Morita
Screenwriter
David Jonas
Screenwriter
Richard Rich
Screenwriter
Vance Gerry
Screenwriter
Pete Young
Screenwriter
Roy Edward Disney
Screenwriter
Bob Hathaway
Musical Direction/Supervision
Richard Rich
Songwriter
Elmer Bernstein
Composer (Music Score)
Armetta Jackson
Editor
Jim Koford
Editor
James Melton
Editor
Andreas Deja
Animator
Mark Henn
Animator
Phil Nibbelink
Animator
Ruben Procopio
Animator
Barry Temple
Animator
Sandra Borgmeyer
Animator
Shawn Keller
Animator
Tom Ferriter
Animator
Viki Anderson
Animator
Hendel Butoy
Animator
Mike Gabriel
Animator
Dale Baer
Animator
Doug Krohn
Animator
George Scribner
Animator
Don Hahn
Background Artist
Lisa Keene
Background Artist
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