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Synopsis


A young mermaid named Ariel wishes to become human and live on the land, much to her protective father's dismay. She strikes a deal with Ursula the sea-witch to make her dream come true, unaware that she's being used as a pawn in Ursula's gambit to seize control of her father's kingdom.

Credits

Director

John Musker
Ron Clements

Voices

Will Ryan
Rene Auberjonois
Paddi Edwards
Ben Wright
Edie McClurg

Asst. Animator

Sue Adnopez
Debra Armstrong
Kathleen M. Bailey
Judith Barnes
Carl Bell
Chris Chu
Kent Culotta
Margie Daniels
Lee Dunkman
Teresa Eidenbock
Michael Genz
Ray Harris
Broose Johnson
Nancy Kniep
Stephen Lubin
Kaaren Lundeen
Brian McKim
Michael McKinney
Terry Naughton
David Nethery
Brett Newton
Dana M. Reemes
Maria Rosetti
Natasha Selfridge
Michael Show
Alan E. Smart
Dan Tanaka
Peggy Tonkonogy
Alex Topete
Jane Tucker
Marcia Kimura Dougherty
Terrey Legrady

Layout

Rasoul Azadani
Fred Cline
Lorenzo E. Martinez
Dan St. Pierre
William Perkins
James Beihold

Character Design

Dan Haskett
Chris Buck
Kevin Lima
Ed Gombert
Andreas Deja
Philo Barnhart

Effects Animation

Dorse A. Lanpher
Randy Fullmer
Mark Myer
Dave Bossert
Jeff Howard
Christine Harding
Ted Kierscey
Don Paul
Kelvin Yasuda
Glenn Chaika
Barry Cook
Chris Jenkins
Eusebio Torres

Producer

Howard Ashman
John Musker

Production Manager

Maureen Donley

Art Direction

Michael Peraza Jr.
Donald A. Towns

Key Asst. Animator

Marty Korth
Bill Berg (II)
Vera Lanpher
Richard Hoppe
Brian Clift
June M. Fujimoto
Dave Suding
Chuck Williams (I)
Lureline Weatherly
Renee Holt
Emily Jiuliano
Philo Barnhart
Tom Ferriter
Lou Dellarosa
Jesus Cortes
Stephan Zupkas
Gilda Palinginis
Gail Frank
Wesley Chun
Lori M. Noda
Dorthea Baker
Isis Thompson
Dori Littel-Herrick
Cyndee Whitney
Margaret Nichols

Associate Producer

Maureen Donley

Storyboards

Roger Allers
Ed Gombert
Gary Trousdale
Thom Enriquez
Matthew O'Callaghan
Joe Ranft
Brenda Chapman

Directing Animator

Mark Henn
Glen Keane
Duncan Marjoribanks
Ruben Aquino
Andreas Deja
Matthew O'Callaghan

Character Animation

Michael Cedeno
Rick Farmiloe
Shawn Keller
Dave Pruiksma
Dan Jeup
Jay Jackson
Barry Temple
James Baxter
Kathy Zielinski
Jorgen Klubien
Will Finn, ("Bill Snelgrove")
Douglas Krohn
Leon Joosen
Russ Edmonds
David P. Stephan
Phil Young
Anthony DeRosa
David Cutler
Nik ("Irene Arkin") Ranieri
Dave Spafford
Chris Bailey
Tony Fucile
Chris Wahl
Chuck Harvey
Tom Sito
Ellen Woodbury
Ron Husband
David A. Pacheco
Tony Anselmo
Rob Minkoff

Songs

Howard Ashman
Alan Menken

Additional Dialogue

Howard Ashman
Gerrit Graham
Samuel Graham
Chris Hubbell

Writer

John Musker
Ron Clements

Layout Supervisor

David Dunnet

Background Supervisor

Donald A. Towns

Original Score

Alan Menken

Visual Development

Bruce M. Morris
Andrew "Andy" Gaskin
Chris Van Allsburg
Gary M. Eggleston
Kelly A. Asbury
Rowland B. Wilson
A. Kendall "Ken" O'Connor
Doug Lefler
Kay Nielsen

Visual Effects Supervisor

Mark Dindal

Animating Assistant

Geefwee Boedoe
Carole Holliday
Arland Barron
Humberto DeLaFuente

DVD

United States

The Little Mermaid - Two Disc Platinum Edition
The Little Mermaid (Limited Issue)
The Little Mermaid Diamond Edition

Italy

La Sirenetta (Edizione Speciale)

United Kingdom

The Little Mermaid
The Little Mermaid 2-Disc Special Edition
The Little Mermaid

BluRay Disc

The Little Mermaid Diamond Edition
The Little Mermaid Diamond Edition
The Little Mermaid The Complete Collection

Notes

Awards

Won the 1989 Academy Award (Oscar) for Best Original Score
Won the 1989 Academy Award (Oscar) for Best Song
Won the 1990 Golden Globe for Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Won the 1990 Golden Globe for Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Nominated for the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical
Nominated for the Golden Globe for Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Nominated for the Academy Award (Oscar) for Best Music, Original Song (For the song "Kiss the Girl".)

Technical Specifications

Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.66 : 1
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Type: Spherical
Original Language: English

Reviews and Comments





History

12/22/2013

  • New title added by Mister Bighead

8/14/2014

  • Credits added by ToonStar95
  • Animation type added by ToonStar95
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9/30/2014

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10/5/2014

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2/2/2015

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4/1/2015

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4/21/2015

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7/11/2015

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10/10/2015

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11/1/2015

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11/2/2015

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1/6/2016

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3/12/2016

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7/5/2016

  • Home video info added by eutychus

1/9/2017

  • Home video info added by Toonatic

Sources

Alan Menken: Original Score
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Howard Ashman: Songs
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Alan Menken: Songs
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Howard Ashman: Producer
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John Musker: Producer
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John Musker: Director
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John Musker: Writer
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Ron Clements: Director
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Ron Clements: Writer
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Mark Henn: Directing Animator
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Glen Keane: Directing Animator
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Duncan Marjoribanks: Directing Animator
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Ruben Aquino: Directing Animator
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Andreas Deja: Directing Animator
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Matthew O'Callaghan: Directing Animator
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Mark Dindal: Visual Effects Supervisor
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Roger Allers: Storyboards
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Ed Gombert: Storyboards
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Gary Trousdale: Storyboards
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Thom Enriquez: Storyboards
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Matthew O'Callaghan: Storyboards
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Joe Ranft: Storyboards
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Brenda Chapman: Storyboards
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Michael Cedeno: Character Animation
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Rick Farmiloe: Character Animation
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Shawn Keller: Character Animation
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Dave Pruiksma: Character Animation
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Dan Jeup: Character Animation
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Jay Jackson: Character Animation
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Barry Temple: Character Animation
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James Baxter: Character Animation
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Kathy Zielinski: Character Animation
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Jorgen Klubien: Character Animation
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Will Finn, ("Bill Snelgrove"): Character Animation
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Douglas Krohn: Character Animation
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Leon Joosen: Character Animation
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Russ Edmonds: Character Animation
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David P. Stephan: Character Animation
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Phil Young: Character Animation
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Anthony DeRosa: Character Animation
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David Cutler: Character Animation
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Nik ("Irene Arkin") Ranieri : Character Animation
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Dave Spafford: Character Animation
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Chris Bailey: Character Animation
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Tony Fucile: Character Animation
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Chris Wahl: Character Animation
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Chuck Harvey: Character Animation
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Tom Sito: Character Animation
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Ellen Woodbury: Character Animation
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Ron Husband: Character Animation
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David A. Pacheco: Character Animation
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Tony Anselmo: Character Animation
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Rob Minkoff: Character Animation
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Michael Peraza Jr.: Art Direction
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Donald A. Towns: Art Direction
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Maureen Donley: Associate Producer
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David Dunnet: Layout Supervisor
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Donald A. Towns: Background Supervisor
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Maureen Donley: Production Manager
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Dan Haskett: Character Design
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Chris Buck: Character Design
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Kevin Lima: Character Design
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Ed Gombert: Character Design
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Andreas Deja: Character Design
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Philo Barnhart: Character Design
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Bruce M. Morris: Visual Development
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Andrew "Andy" Gaskin: Visual Development
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Chris Van Allsburg: Visual Development
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Gary M. Eggleston: Visual Development
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Kelly A. Asbury: Visual Development
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Rowland B. Wilson: Visual Development
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A. Kendall "Ken" O'Connor: Visual Development
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Doug Lefler: Visual Development
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Kay Nielsen: Visual Development
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Howard Ashman: Additional Dialogue
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Gerrit Graham: Additional Dialogue
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Samuel Graham: Additional Dialogue
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Chris Hubbell: Additional Dialogue
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Rasoul Azadani: Layout
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Fred Cline: Layout
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Lorenzo E. Martinez: Layout
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Dan St. Pierre: Layout
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William Perkins: Layout
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James Beihold: Layout
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Dorse A. Lanpher: Effects Animation
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Randy Fullmer: Effects Animation
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Mark Myer: Effects Animation
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Dave Bossert: Effects Animation
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Jeff Howard: Effects Animation
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Christine Harding: Effects Animation
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Ted Kierscey: Effects Animation
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Don Paul: Effects Animation
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Kelvin Yasuda: Effects Animation
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Glenn Chaika: Effects Animation
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Barry Cook: Effects Animation
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Chris Jenkins: Effects Animation
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Eusebio Torres: Effects Animation
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Sue Adnopez: Asst. Animator
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Debra Armstrong: Asst. Animator
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Kathleen M. Bailey: Asst. Animator
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Judith Barnes: Asst. Animator
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Carl Bell: Asst. Animator
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Chris Chu: Asst. Animator
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Kent Culotta: Asst. Animator
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Margie Daniels: Asst. Animator
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Lee Dunkman: Asst. Animator
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Teresa Eidenbock: Asst. Animator
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Michael Genz: Asst. Animator
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Ray Harris: Asst. Animator
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Broose Johnson: Asst. Animator
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Nancy Kniep: Asst. Animator
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Stephen Lubin: Asst. Animator
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Kaaren Lundeen: Asst. Animator
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Brian McKim: Asst. Animator
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Michael McKinney: Asst. Animator
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Terry Naughton: Asst. Animator
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David Nethery: Asst. Animator
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Brett Newton: Asst. Animator
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Dana M. Reemes: Asst. Animator
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Maria Rosetti: Asst. Animator
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Natasha Selfridge: Asst. Animator
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Michael Show: Asst. Animator
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Alan E. Smart: Asst. Animator
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Dan Tanaka: Asst. Animator
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Peggy Tonkonogy: Asst. Animator
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Alex Topete: Asst. Animator
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Jane Tucker: Asst. Animator
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Marcia Kimura Dougherty: Asst. Animator
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Terrey Legrady: Asst. Animator
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Geefwee Boedoe: Animating Assistant
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Carole Holliday: Animating Assistant
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Arland Barron: Animating Assistant
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Humberto DeLaFuente: Animating Assistant
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Will Ryan: Voices
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Rene Auberjonois: Voices
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Paddi Edwards: Voices
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Ben Wright: Voices
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Edie McClurg: Voices
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Marty Korth: Key Asst. Animator
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Bill Berg (II): Key Asst. Animator
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Vera Lanpher: Key Asst. Animator
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Richard Hoppe: Key Asst. Animator
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Brian Clift: Key Asst. Animator
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June M. Fujimoto: Key Asst. Animator
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Dave Suding: Key Asst. Animator
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Chuck Williams (I): Key Asst. Animator
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Lureline Weatherly: Key Asst. Animator
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Renee Holt: Key Asst. Animator
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Emily Jiuliano: Key Asst. Animator
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Philo Barnhart: Key Asst. Animator
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Tom Ferriter: Key Asst. Animator
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Lou Dellarosa: Key Asst. Animator
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Jesus Cortes: Key Asst. Animator
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Stephan Zupkas: Key Asst. Animator
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Gilda Palinginis: Key Asst. Animator
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Gail Frank: Key Asst. Animator
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Wesley Chun: Key Asst. Animator
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Lori M. Noda: Key Asst. Animator
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Dorthea Baker: Key Asst. Animator
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Isis Thompson: Key Asst. Animator
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Dori Littel-Herrick: Key Asst. Animator
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Cyndee Whitney: Key Asst. Animator
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Margaret Nichols: Key Asst. Animator
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