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Disney's 101 Dalmatians Title

Premiere Date:
January 25, 1961

Running Time:
79 Minutes

Rated: G

STORY LINE

Pongo, a clever Dalmatian, who arranges to get married to the
female of his choice, Perdita, and to round things out, gets his
master, Roger Radcliff, wed to Perdita's owner, Anita. Soon
Perdita produces 15 puppies, which the evil Cruella De Vil
arranges to have kidnapped in her quest to make a fabulous
Dalmatian fur coat, also gathering many other puppies in order
to accomplish her aim. Helped by the Twilight Bark, whereby
dogs throughout the city and the countryside pass along the
world of the missing puppies by barking, Pongo and Perdita go
into action action and locate 99 stolen puppies in Cruella's home,
Hell Hall. All the puppies are rescued and adoptated by Roger and
Anita to build a "Dalmatian Plantation".

CAST

CHARACTER

VOICE TALANT

Pongo

Rod Taylor

Perdita

Cate Bauer
Lisa Daniels

 Cruella De Vil, Miss Birdwell

Betty Lou Gerson

 Anita Radcliff

Lisa Davis

 Roger Radcliff

Ben Wright

Nanny, Queenie, Lucy

Martha Wentworth

Horace Badum, Inspector Craven

Frederick Worlock

Jasper Badum, Colonel

J. Pat O'Malley

 Towser

Tudor Owen

 Sergeant Tibs

Dave Frankham

Quizmaster, Collie

Tom Conway

Danny 

George Pelling

Television Announcer, Labrador

Ramsay Hill

Princess 

Queenie Leonard

Duchess

Marjorie Bennett

Patch

Mickey Maga

Rolly

Barbara Beaird

Lucky

Mimi Gibson

Penny

Sandra Abbott

The Captain

Thurl Ravenscroft

 Dirty Dawson

Paul Frees

Rover

Barbara Luddy

 Spotty

Rickie Sorensen

TV Commercial Singer

Lucille Bliss

 Additional Voices


Dal McKennson
Jeanne Bruns
Don Barclay
Bill Lee
Sylvia Marriott
Basil Ruysdael
Max Smith
Helene Stanley
Bob Stevens
Paul Wexler
Mary Wickes

CREW

Based on the book by Dodie Smith.

DIRECTORS

 Wolfgang Reitherman
Hamilton Luske
Clyde Geronimi

 PRODUCER

Walt Disney

PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR

Ken Peterson 

SOUND SUPERVISOR

Robert O. Cook

FILM EDITORS

Donald Halliday
Roy M. Brewer, Jr.

MUSIC EDITOR

Evelyn Kennedy

SPECIAL PROCESSES

Ub Iwerks, A.S.C.
Eustace Lyatt

 MUSIC

George Bruns

ORCHESTRATION

Franklyn Marks

 SONGS

Mel Leven

 STORY

Bill Peet

PRODUCTION DESIGNER
AND ART DIRECTION

 Ken Anderson

DIRECTING ANIMATORS

Milt Kahl
Frank Thomas
Marc Davis
John Lounsbery
Ollie Johnston
Eric Larson

CHARACTER ANIMATORS

Hal King
Les Clark
Cliff Nordberg
Blaine Gibson
Eric Cleworth
John Sibley
Art Stevens
Julius Svendson
Hall Ambro
Ted Berman
Bill Keil
Don Lusk
Dick Lucas
Amby Paliwoda

 EFFECTS ANIMATORS

Jack Boyd
Dan MacManus
Ed Parks
Jack Buckley

LAYOUT

Basil Davidovich
McLaren Stewart
Vance Gerry
Joe Hale
Dale Barnhart
Ray Aragon
Sammie Lanham
June Larkan
Victor Holovsh
Dick Ung
Homer Jonas
Al Zinnen

 COLOR STYLING

Walt Peregoy

 BACKGROUND

Al Dempster
Ralph Hulett
Anthony Rizzo
Bill Layne

LAYOUT STYLING

Don Griffith
Erni Nordli
Collin Campbell

CHARACTER STYLING

Bill Peet
Tom Oreb

CAST OF CHARACTERS

Pongo, Perdita, Anita and Roger Radcliff, Nanny,
Cruella De Vil, Horace and Jasper Badum, Inspector Craven,
Queenie, Lucy, Colonel, Towser, Quizmaster, Collie, Danny,
The Captain, Sergeant Tibs, Labrador, Princess, Duchess,
Rolly, Patch, Penny, Lucky, Rover, Dirty Dawson, TV Annoucer,
TV Commercial Singer, Spotty

SONGS

"Cruella De Ville", "Dalmatian Plantation",
"Kanine Krunchies Commercial"

Disney's 101 Dalmatians Home Video

Disney's 101 Dalmatians DVD

Disney's 101 Dalmatians Laser Disk

Disney's 101 Dalmatians CD

 Home Video

Disney's Platinum Collection
Fall 200?

 DVD

(Order)


Disney's Platinum Collection Fall 200?

LaserDisc

 Soundtrack

FAN SITE LINKS

No Links Found

SPIN-OFFS:

"101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure."
Direct To Video/Disney DVD Sequel.
January 21, 2003.
Order Here!

 "One Hundred and One Dalmatians: A Lesson in Self-Assertion":
an educational film, released in September 1981.

 "Disney's 101 Dalmatians":
Live Action film with Glen Close and Jeff Daniels, 1996.

 "Disney's 102 Dalmatians":
Live Action film sequel, premiered Thanksgiving 2000.

TRIVIA

"The Great Dog Robbery" was the original title for this feature.

 The feature film cost $4 million to produce.

 It was rereleased in 1969, 1979, 1985, and 1991.
Released on video in 1992 and DVD in 1999.

This feature was the first film to use
Xerox to transfer animator's drawings to cel.

The "Twilight Bark", used to rescue the puppies, was later used
as the name of the newsletter for Disney Feature Animation.

  Dalmatians is the most misspelled Disney word.
Also Cruella's name is misspelled for the song of "Cruella de Ville".

GALLERY

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