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Sharpsteen, Ben

Works: 95 works in 345 publications in 13 languages and 10,223 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Animated films  Children's films  Film and video adaptations  Motion pictures  Fantasy films  Fiction  Musical films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Film editor, Performer, pmn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Ben Sharpsteen
Most widely held works by Ben Sharpsteen
Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi( Visual )

76 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 3,423 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
Dumbo by Herman Bing( Visual )

95 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 12 languages and held by 2,671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A baby elephant born with oversized ears is ridiculed by all the circus animals. He is befriended by a mouse who helps him become the world's only flying elephant
Cinderella by Walt Disney( Visual )

8 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and held by 2,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated adaptation of the story of Cinderella and her magical trip to the prince's ball
Fantasia Fantasia 2000( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantasia 2000: The sequel to the classic 1940 film Fantasia, presents a new selection of animated scenes set to classical music. Pieces include: Symphony No. 5 by Ludwig van Beethoven, Pines of Rome by Ottorino Respighi, Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin, Piano Concerto No. 2, Allegro, Opus 102 by Dmitri Shostakovich, Carnival of the Animals, Finale, by Camille Saint-Saëns, The Sorcerer's Apprentice by Paul Dukas, Pomp and Circumstance - Marches 1, 2, 3 and 4 by Sir Edward Elgar, and Firebird Suite - 1919 Version, by Igor Stravinsky
True life adventures( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

White Wilderness shows the habits and physical characteristics of the wolves, polar bear, ringed seal and white whale. Follows the migration of lemmings as they pursue a course of destruction by swimming far out into the open sea. Pictures habits of Arctic birds and large animals such as the musk ox, reindeer, wolverine, and caribou. Water Birds is a study of a great variety of water birds that abound in the United States. Explains how nature has adapted the birds to meet problems of survival. Beaver Valley is a study of the life of a group of birds and animals inhabiting the region of a beaver pond. Pictures the beaver as the leading citizen of the community and shows his construction of a sturdy dam, his mating customs, feeding habits, and prepartations for winter. Prowlers of the Everglades is a study of the wild life of the Florida Everglades. Describes the habits of the many birds found in the swamplands and explains that the alligator rules over the area, devouring all varieties of wild life with impartiality
Animation by Calif.> Disney Enterprises. <Burbank( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With an introduction by John Lasseter--and very little else in the way of words--this second book in The Artist Series lavishly showcases the most brilliant animation created by such luminaries as Ub Iwerks, Norm Ferguson, Ben Sharpsteen, Hamilton Luske, Dick Huemer, Grim Natwick, Art Babbitt, Fred Moore, Bill Tytla, Frank Thomas, Ollie Johnston, Milt Kahl, Marc Davis, John Lounsbery, Ward Kimball, Eric Larson, Les Clark, Wolfgang Reitherman, John Sibley, Bill Justice, Clyde Geronimi, Ted Berman, Glen Keane, Andreas Deja, Eric Goldberg, Mark Henn and Tony Bancroft. The artwork--much of which has never before been published--offers the opportunity to marvel at the those magical lines of pencil that brought life to so many unforgettable Disney characters. Animation represents a rare opportunity to enjoy a glimpse into the truly spectacular trove of treasures from the Walt Disney Animation Research Library
Fantasia : the original classic( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walt Disney's visionary celebration of sight and sound Fantasia quickly became one of the most acclaimed most celebrated films of all time! Now released for the first time in a two-disc special edition Disney DVD. Never before has music and movie magic been blended to create such an exhilarating sight and sound experience. The special wonder of Mickey Mouse as the mischievous Sorcerer's Apprentice the breathtaking beauty of the mythical lady centaurs winged fairies and cascading snowflakes the pure fun of hippoes in tutus performing the most hilarious ballet ever! These images familiar and beloved by generations of moviegoers all over the world can now be enjoyed again and again in this timeless original. See the music come to life hear the pictures burst into song and experience the excitement that is Walt Disney's innovative Fantasia!
Fantasia by Walt Disney( Visual )

23 editions published between 1940 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disney animation set to a selection of classical masterpieces. Animated vignettes interpreting various musical works. The 1990 re-release used new computer-animation techniques to edit out a few stereotyped images
Alice in Wonderland by Florida Friebus( Visual )

11 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Disney's version of Lewis Carroll's fable about a girl who falls down a rabbit hole and ends up in Wonderland with the Mad Hatter, the Cheshire Cat and the Queen of Hearts."
Dombo = Dumbo( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in Multiple languages and Dutch and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tekenfilm over een circusolifantje met veel te grote oren, dat de wijde wereld in trekt, wanneer hij ontdekt dat hij met behulp van zijn oren kan vliegen
Pinocchio : 70 anniversario( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Multiple languages and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fabbricante di marionette, Geppetto formula un voto: che l'ultima, di nome Pinocchio, diventi un bambino. E ciò avverrà se Pinocchio saprà dimostrarsi buono di cuore. Un grillo parlante è la sua coscienza. Ma la marionetta vivrà mille avventure prima di diventare un bambino vero
Dumbo : special edition by Ben Sharpsteen( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Cenicienta Cinderella( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 12 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!
Pinokkio by Ben Sharpsteen( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De avonturen van Pinocchio die zijn uiterste best doet om een brave jongen te worden
Mysteries of the deep( Visual )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows underwater views of life cycles in the ocean and how some of the sea creatures struggle for survival

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantasia: Digitally restored version of the 1940 film, Walt Disney's daring experiment combining animation and classical music. Includes music by Beethoven, Bach, Stravinsky, and George Gershwin and classic scenes with dancing hippos, flying whales, and Mickey Mouse appearing as "The Sorcerer's Apprentice."
True-life adventures( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of nature and wildlife documentaries
Pinocchio zum 70. Jubiläum( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in German and English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by Walt Disney( Visual )

3 editions published between 1937 and 1994 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fairy tale story of Snow White and the adventures she has with the seven dwarfs, the prince, and the evil queen
Xiao fei xiang = Dumbo by Ben Sharpsteen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in Chinese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dumbo, a baby elephant born with oversized ears, is snubbed and ridiculed by all the other circus folks. With luck, determination and a amazing amount of courage, Dumbo learns to soar as the highflying star of the circus
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Audience level: 0.13 (from 0.03 for FANTASIA/F ... to 0.99 for Herb Crisl ...)

Alternative Names
Ben Sharpsteen amerikansk filmproducent og instruktr

Ben Sharpsteen cinaste amricain

Ben Sharpsteen regista e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Ben Sharpsteen US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Regisseur

Бен Шарпстин


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