Throughout history, there have been but a handful of groundbreaking films where the soundtrack has become inextricably linked to the cinematic achievement of the film itself. There is perhaps no greater example of this marriage than Walt Disney's 1940 masterpiece, Fantasia. The event screenings will include a newly recorded behind-the-scenes look at The Philadelphia Orchestra's rehearsals, including a selection of pieces from Fantasia. In addition, Acclaimed conductor Yannik Nezet-Seguin will lead an exclusive, up-close-and-personal discussion about the history of Stokowski, Fantasia, and the indelible imprint both left on the modern world symphonic world.
Official Site: www.fantasia75.com
Director: James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, Ford Beebe, Norman Ferguson, Jim Handley and T. Hee
Writer: Lee Blair, Elmer Plummer, Phil Dike, Norman Wright, Albert Heath and Bianca Majolie
Producer: Walt Disney
Cast: Leopold Stokowski, Deems Taylor, Julietta Novis, Walt Disney, James MacDonald, Paul J. Smith and Hugh Douglas
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