The Black Cauldron


1h 20m 1985

Brief Synopsis

Taran is an assistant pigkeeper who longs to be a knight. He's given his chance to live his dream when he is sent out in search of a magical black cauldron which can either be a powerful instrument of good or a bottomless font of evil, depending entirely upon who should find it.

Film Details

Also Known As
Black Cauldron, Taram et le chaudron magique
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Adventure
Family
Fantasy
Release Date
1985

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 20m

Synopsis

Taran is an assistant pigkeeper who longs to be a knight. He's given his chance to live his dream when he is sent out in search of a magical black cauldron which can either be a powerful instrument of good or a bottomless font of evil, depending entirely upon who should find it.

Crew

John Aardal

Animation Photography

Sue Adnopoz

Art Department

Gretchen Maschmeyer Albrecht

Other

Lloyd Alexander

Book As Source Material

Wayne Allwine

Sound Effects

Nick Alphin

Sound

Kurt Anderson

Effects Assistant

Viki Anderson

Animator

Tony Anselmo

Effects Assistant

Ruben Azama Aquino

Animator

Kelly Asbury

Art Department

Errol Aubry

Animation Photography

Ed Austin

Animation Photography

Dale Baer

Animator

Jane Baer

Effects Assistant

Dorothea Baker

Effects Assistant

Wilma Baker

Other

Vicki Banks

Inbetweener

Philo Barnhart

Effects Assistant

Esther Barr

Inbetweener

Bill Berg

Effects Assistant

Ted Berman

Story By

Ted Berman

From Story

Elmer Bernstein

Music

Peter Bernstein

Original Music

David Block

Animator

Sandra Borgmeyer

Animator

David A Bossert

Inbetweener

Don Bourland

Other

Dave Brain

Animator

Bill Brazner

Animator

Bill Brazner

Other

Janet Bruce

Animator

Dan Bunn

Animation Photography

Ben Burgess

Effects Assistant

Hendel S Butoy

Animator

Penny Campsie

Other

Reed Cardwell

Effects Assistant

Hortensia M Casagran

Other

James Catania

Animation Photography

Glenn Chaika

Animator

Wesley Chun

Other

Ron Clements

Story By

Brian Clift

Effects Assistant

Ed Coffey

Visual Effects

Jill Colbert

Animator

Jim Coleman

Color

Karen Comella

Other

Barry Cook

Animator

Norman Corey

Music

Jesus Cortes

Effects Assistant

Jesse Cosio

Animator

Retta Davidson

Other

Andreas Deja

Animator

Andreas Deja

Other

Tatsuko Deramirez

Other

Anthony Derosa

Art Department

Barbara Derosa

Art Department

Sue Dicicco

Animator

Mark Dindal

Animator

Roy Edward Disney

Writer (Dialogue)

Roy Edward Disney

Screenplay

Charlie Downs

Animator

Natasha Dukelski Selfridge

Effects Assistant

David Dunnet

Effects Assistant

Kathy Durning

Music Editor

Dennis Edwards

Production Coordinator

John Emerson

Background Artist

Dede Faber

Animator

Dede Faber

Other

Becky Fallberg

Animator

Rick Farmiloe

Effects Assistant

Maria Fenyvesi

Other

Tom Ferriter

Animator

Tom Ferriter

Other

Gail Finkeldei

Animator

Denise Ford

Art Department

William Frake

Layout Artist

Frank Frezzo

Effects Assistant

June M Fujimoto

Effects Assistant

Mike Gabriel

Animator

Bernie Gagliano

Other

Bernie Gagliano

Animator

Jean-pierre Gagnon

Animator

Jean-pierre Gagnon

Other

Ed Garbert

Graphics

Vance Gerry

From Story

Vance Gerry

Story By

Allen Gonzales

Animator

Edward Goral

Art Department

Steven E Gordon

Animator

Don Griffith

Layout Artist

Carol Holman Grosvenor

Effects Assistant

Tina Grusd

Art Department

Peter Gullerud

Visual Effects

Don Hahn

Production Manager

Joe Hale

From Story

Joe Hale

Producer

Joe Hale

Story By

Steve Hale

Animation Photography

Terrey Hamada

Effects Assistant

Dan Hansen

Layout Artist

Christine Harding

Visual Effects

Ray Harris

Effects Assistant

Roy Harris

Animation Photography

Terry Harrison

Animator

Bob Hathaway

Sound Supervisor

Mark Henn

Animator

Mark Hester

Assistant Director

Steve Hickner

Art Department

Mike Hodgson

Layout Artist

Brian Holechek

Animation Photography

Paul Holzborn

Sound Effects

Richard Hoppe

Animator

Michael Horowitz

Art Department

Mona Hosbjor

Art Department

Jeffrey Howard

Animator

Steve Hulett

Story By

Maurice Hunt

Animator

Ron Husband

Animator

Tom Hush

Animator

Armetta Jackson

Editor

Armetta Jackson

Sound Effects Editor

Jay Jackson

Animator

David Jonas

Titles

David Jonas

From Story

David Jonas

Other

David Jonas

Story By

Debbie Jorgensborg

Visual Effects

Darlene Kanagy

Other

Lisa Keene

Background Artist

Karen Keller

Effects Assistant

Shawn Keller

Animator

Jere Kepenek

Animation Photography

Ted Kierscey

Animator

William Kilduff

Photography

Kimberly Knowlton

Animator

Jim Koford

Editor

Jim Koford

Sound Effects Editor

Martin Korth

Other

Raffi Koumashian

Other

Raffi Koumashian

Animator

Tia W Kratter

Background Artist

Doug Krohn

Animator

Eileen Lambert

Art Department

Joe Lanzisero

Animator

Eric Larson

Animator

Jay Lawton

Music Supervisor

Doug Lefler

Story By

Brian Legrady

Other

Christine Liffers

Art Department

Jeffrey Lynch

Effects Assistant

Ginni Mack

Other

Mauro Maressa

Effects Assistant

Tony Marino

Story By

Greg Martin

Effects Assistant

Burny Mattinson

Story By

Sylvia Mattinson

Animator

Mike Mcdonough

Sound Effects

Michael Mckinney

Effects Assistant

Philip Meador

Photography

James Melton

Sound Effects Editor

James Melton

Editor

Rolando Mercado

Animator

Cherie Miller

Other

Fujiko Miller

Other

Ron Miller

Executive Producer

Bob Mills

Other

Rob Minkoff

Art Department

James Mitchell

Effects Assistant

Roy Morita

Story By

Roy Morita

From Story

Joseph Morris

Production Coordinator

Richard Mosier

Motion Control

Kieran Mulgrew

Animation Photography

Shawn Murphy

Sound

John Musker

Story By

Brett Newton

Effects Assistant

Phil Nibbelink

Other

Phil Nibbelink

Animator

M Flores Nichols

Other

Terry L Noss

Assistant Director

Ron Osenbaugh

Photography

Ray Owens

Production

Karen Paat

Animator

David Pacheco

Animator

Ann Paeff

Visual Effects

Gilda Palinginis

Effects Assistant

Elyse Pastel

Art Department

Randy Paton

Assistant Director

Don Paul

Animator

Patricia Peraza

Animator

Andy Phillipson

Background Artist

Philip Phillipson

Effects Assistant

Jim Pickel

Animation Photography

Mike Ploog

Other

Lisa Poitevint

Animator

Robin Police

Other

Richard Portman

Sound

Ruben Procopio

Animator

Film Details

Also Known As
Black Cauldron, Taram et le chaudron magique
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Adventure
Family
Fantasy
Release Date
1985

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 20m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer July 24, 1985

The 25th animated feature to carry the Disney name.

Technirama 70

Released in United States Summer July 24, 1985