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Reitherman, Wolfgang 1909-1985

Works: 124 works in 739 publications in 16 languages and 32,338 library holdings
Genres: Children's films  Animated films  Juvenile works  Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Musical films  Comedy films  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Producer, Animator , Production personnel, fmd, Author, Performer, Film editor, Restager , Other, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Wolfgang Reitherman
Most widely held works by Wolfgang Reitherman
The sword in the stone by Walt Disney( Visual )

98 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 4,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English king dies leaving no heir. In the churchyard of a cathedral in London, a sword appears imbedded in a stone. It is inscribed with a prophecy. Although many try, no one can budge the sword from the stone. Deep in the dark woods, Merlin the Magician begins to teach 11-year-old Arthur, who lives in the castle of Sir Ector where he's an apprentice squire to Sir Kay. Arthur learns the basic truths of life, but he also runs into the evil Madam Mim, who tries to destroy him. A great tournament is held in London to pick a new king. Arthur, attending as Kay's squire, forgets Kay's sword, and runs back to the inn to get it, but the inn is locked. Arthur, seeing the sword in the stone, innocently, and easily, pulls it out. When the knights marvel at the wondrous sword and question where he got it, Arthur has to prove himself all over again by pulling the sword from the stone
The jungle book by Zoltan Korda( Visual )

31 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in English and French and held by 4,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mowgli is a boy who has been raised by wolves in the Indian jungle. When the wolves hear that the fierce man-hating tiger Shere Khan has returned, they decide to send Mowgli to a local "man tribe" for his own safety. With the help of Bagheera the wise panther and the happy-go-lucky bear Baloo, Mowgli meets and befriends many jungle animals as he makes his way to the village
Robin Hood by Walt Disney( Visual )

52 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated musical version of the traditional story of Robin Hood
The aristocats by Walt Disney( Visual )

83 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 3,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the heart of Paris, a kind and eccentric millionairess wills her entire estate to Duchess, her high-society cat. Duchess has three little kittens. A greedy, bumbling butler pulls off the ultimate catnap caper. Now it's up to the rough-and-tumble alley cat, Thomas O'Malley, and his band of swingin' jazz cats to save the day
The rescuers by Walt Disney( Visual )

41 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two mice of the Rescue Aid Society search for a little girl kidnapped by unscrupulous treasure hunters
The many adventures of Winnie the Pooh by Walt Disney Productions( Visual )

45 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the tale of the first, unforgettable meeting between Tigger and Pooh. Laugh when Pooh gets stuck in Rabbit's house from eating too much honey, and enjoy the flurry of activity on a windy day
One hundred and one Dalmatians by Rod Taylor( Visual )

40 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 2,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pongo and Perdita have a litter of 15 Dalmatian puppies. Cruella De Vil takes a fancy to the puppies and tries to buy them from their human owners, Roger and Anita. Cruella wants to get a hold of those puppies, as well as more puppies, to make herself a lovely dalmatian skin coat. She hires some thugs to kidnap the puppies and hold them at an abandoned mansion. Now Pongo and Perdita must use an animal communication system to help find all the puppies
Pinocchio by Ben Sharpsteen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woodcarver Geppetto has pets Figaro the cat and Cleo the fish. He has just made a little wooden puppet called Pinocchio. Wishing upon a star before he goes to bed, Geppetto wishes that Pinocchio would become a real boy. As Geppetto sleeps, the Blue Fairy arrives and partially grants his wish. Pinocchio can come to life, but he must prove himself worthy before becoming a real boy. He will require some guidance, and Jiminy Cricket agrees to act as his conscience. After some unfortunate incidents, Pinocchio finds himself in trouble. The Blue Fairy appears. Pinocchio lies to her and his nose grows. He is forgiven, but warned not to lie again
Cinderella by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cinderella has faith her dreams of a better life will come true. With help from her loyal mice friends and a wave of her Fairy Godmother's wand, Cinderella's rags are magically turned into a glorious gown, and off she goes to the Royal Ball. But when the clock strikes midnight, the spell is broken, leaving only a single glass slipper, the only key to the ultimate fairy-tale ending! Bonus features included
Lady and the tramp by Walt Disney( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady, a lovingly pampered cocker spaniel, and Tramp, a jaunty, freedom-loving mutt with a heart of gold, share an enthralling romance and thrilling adventures
The reluctant dragon by Kenneth Grahame( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lighthearted story that follow the adventures of a brave young boy who, emboldened by tales of brave knights, decides to pursue the horrible dragon this is terrifying the villagers. But what he discovers is a surprisingly friendly dragon that is more interested in receiting poetry and making music than devouring fair damsels. Now the young boy will have to stop the local hero before he challenges the dragon to a fiery battle
Winnie the Pooh and the honey tree by A. A Milne( Visual )

10 editions published between 1965 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells about Pooh's attempt to deceive the bees and about his disastrous visit to Rabbit
Disney rarities celebrated shorts, 1920s-1960s by Mickey Mouse( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of rare animated films by Walt Disney Productions
Peter Pan by Hamilton S Luske( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantastic adventures await Wendy Darling and her brothers when Peter Pan whisks them away to the magical world of Never Land. After following Peter and his feisty sidekick Tinker Bell, they explore the island and Peter's secret hideout with the Lost Boys and leap into high-flying battles with swashbuckling pirates and the infamous Captain Hook
Robin Hood by Brian Bedford( Visual )

10 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disney's animated version of the classic tale told with animals playing the parts: Robin, of course, is a fox
Robin Hood by Wolfgang Reitherman( Visual )

42 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The animals have their own version of what really happened in Sherwood Forest. Robin Hood and his band of merry men outwit the greedy Prince John and his sniveling partner, Sir Hiss, as they put the tax squeeze on their poor, hardworking loyal subjects
The adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad( Visual )

2 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hang on for a wild ride with the fun-loving Mr. J. Thaddeus Toad. When his passion for motorcars lands him in hot water, he must rely on his faithful friends to clear his name. Then, meet the infamous Ichabod Crane whose comic rivalry for the affections of the town beauty leads to a heart-pounding race with the legendary Headless Horseman
102 Dalmatians by Walt Disney( Visual )

5 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Roger and Anita marry and their dogs Pongo and Perdita produce a litter of 15 dalmation puppies, they find themselves receiving unwelcome advances from the evil Cruella de Ville. She has plans to turn the pups into a fur coat and when Roger and Anita refuse, she hires two comedy crooks to steal them for her. Once the theft is revealed, Pongo rallies together a gang of canine friends and sets out on a mission to retrieve his young, discovering them in a lonely mansion, imprisoned along with a further 84 dalmation puppies
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Alternative Names
Reitherman, Woolie.

Reitherman, Woolie 1909-1085

Reitherman, Woolie 1909-1985

Reithermann, Wolfgang 1909-1985

Wolfgang Reitherman Amerikaans filmregisseur

Wolfgang Reitherman animatore e regista tedesco

Wolfgang Reitherman cinéaste américain

Wolfgang Reitherman US-amerikanischer Regisseur und Trickfilmzeichner

Вольфганг Райтерман

Վոլֆգանք Ռեյտերման

라이트만, 울프강 1909-1985

볼프강 레이더먼



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