Sleeping Beauty
Studio: Disney Release Date : January 29, 1959 Series: Disney Theatrical Feature

Cumulative rating:
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Synopsis

The evil fairy Maleficent curses the Princess Aurora by having her prick her finger on a spinning wheel to send her into a deep sleep. It's up to Prince Phillip, aided by three good fairies, to defeat Maleficent and wake the princess with love's first kiss.

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Characters

Princess Aurora
(Voice: Mary Costa)
Maleficent
(Voice: Eleanor Audley)
Flora
(Voice: Verna Felton)
Fauna
(Voice: Barbara Jo Allen)
Merryweather
(Voice: Barbara Luddy)


Awards

Nominated for the Academy Award (Oscar): Best Scoring of a Musical Picture
Nominated for the Grammy Award: Best Soundtrack Album, Original Cast - Motion Picture or Television
Nominated for the Young Artist Awards: Best Musical Entertainment Featuring Youth - TV or Motion Picture
Won the 1959 Faro Island Film Festival: Grand Jury Prize (Awarded to Clyde Geronimi)
Nominated for the Faro Island Film Festival: Best Film

Distributor(s)

Buena Vista Distribution

Clips Used In:

An Adventure in Art
A Disney Halloween

Contains Reused Animation from:

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Scenes of goons scrambling lifted from dwarf animation.)

Reused Animation Used in:

Goliath II (Owl in tree)

VHS

United States

Sleeping Beauty
Sleeping Beauty Fully Restored Limited Edition
Sleeping Beauty

Laserdisc (CAV)

United States

Sleeping Beauty

Laserdisc (CLV)

United States

Sleeping Beauty

DVD

United States

Sleeping Beauty: 50th Anniversary Platinum Edition
Sleeping Beauty Special Edition
Sleeping Beauty
Sleeping Beauty
Sleeping Beauty: 2-Movie Collection

BluRay Disc

United States

Sleeping Beauty 50th Anniversary Platinum Edition
Sleeping Beauty Diamond Edition
Sleeping Beauty
Sleeping Beauty: 2-Movie Collection
Sleeping Beauty

Technical Specifications

MPAA No.: 19062
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 2.55 : 1
Cinematographic Format: Technirama
Color Type: Technicolor
Negative Type: 70mm
Original Country: United States
Original Language: English
Print Type: 70mm

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