The Black Cauldron
Finally, we have found the first Disney film to not play the credits at the beginning. It is also the first one with some CGI and the first one to be rated PG as opposed to G. Unfortunately, it was a commercial failure only grossing 21 million of its 44 million dollar budget. The movie is loosely based on The Chronicles of Prydain by Lloyd Alexander. It is very dark for a Disney film. And just like the rest of the Forgotten Era films, this one is not commercialized well.
The Fox and the Hound
The Fox and the Hound was released in theatres on July 10, 1981. It marks the first film for a few animators that would eventually become very influential directors, Brad Bird, Tim Burton, and John Lasseter. It also marks the last involvement by the original group of animators hired by Walt during the making of Snow White. The group was known as the Nine Old Men. The last remaining of that group finishing with Fox and the Hound were Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston. The Fo
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