Disney's Animated Classics
Classic Animated Features 11-20
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11. The Adventures of Icahbod and Mr. Toad
(Oct. 5, 1949 - 68 min.) ***
Plot: A collection of two short stories, one based on an English children's story and the other based on the American tale of the "headless horseman." The segments are:
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
(June 22, 1950 - 74 min.) *****
Plot: Mistreated by her stepmother and two stepsisters, Cinderella gets some help from her fairy godmother to meet the prince of her dreams.
13. Alice in Wonderland
(July 28, 1951 - 75 min.) ***
Plot: Alice follows a talking rabbit down a hole and into a fantasy world where everything seems to be ruled by a sense of the illogical.
14. Peter Pan
(Feb. 5, 1953 - 77 min.) *****
Plot: Peter Pan and his pixie friend Tinker Bell take Wendy and her siblings to Never Land, where children never have to grow up, but are constantly chased by the evil Captain Hook.
15. Lady and the Tramp
(June 16, 1955 - 75 min.) ****
Plot: Lady, a refined dog is lost away from home and has a series of misadventures with a mongrel named Tramp and his canine buddies.
16. Sleeping Beauty
(Jan. 29, 1959 - 75 min.) *****
Plot: As revenge for not being invited to the christening of the Princess Aurora, the wicked fairy Maleficent, puts a spell on the princess that puts her into a deep sleep on her 16th birthday.
17. 101 Dalmatians
(Jan. 25, 1961 - 79 min.) ****
Plot: After Pongo and Perdy, two Dalmatians, bring their masters together and have a litter of their own, they and their puppies face the evil Cruella De Vil, who sees the Dalmatians as nothing but pieces of a new fur coat.
18. The Sword in the Stone
(Dec. 25, 1963 - 75 min.) **
Plot: A young boy meets up with Merlin the Magician and has a series of misadventures that leads to the discovery that he is to be King of England.
19. The Jungle Book
(Oct. 18, 1967 - 78 min.) *****
Plot: Mowgli, an orphan boy raised by a family of wolves, falls in with Bagheera the panther and Baloo the bear, who guide him through the dangerous jungle to a village where he can be taken care of by humans.
20. The Aristocats
(Dec. 24, 1970 - 78 min.) ****
Plot: Duchess and her three kittens are catnapped and left for dead by their masters' evil butler; but they meet up with an alley cat named O'Malley, who escorts them back home.
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