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Sharpsteen, Ben

Works: 93 works in 323 publications in 11 languages and 10,049 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Caricatures and cartoons  Fairy tales  Animated films  Documentary films  Music videos 
Roles: Director, pmn, Producer, Film editor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Ben Sharpsteen
Most widely held works by Ben Sharpsteen
Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi ( Visual )
69 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 3,398 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 Ben Sharpsteen ( Visual )
93 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 12 languages and held by 2,618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The stork delivers a baby elephant to Mrs. Jumbo, who happens to be a veteran of the circus, but the newborn is soon ridiculed because of his truly gigantic ears and is dubbed "Dumbo". Dumbo is relegated to the circus' clown acts. It is up to Dumbo's only true friend, Timothy Q. Mouse, to assist Dumbo to achieve his full potential
Cinderella by Walt Disney ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and held by 2,288 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 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fantasia: Features a blend of animation set to classical music, and live action scenes of the orchestra. Pieces include: Toccata and Fugue in D Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach, The Nutcracker Suite by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, The Sorcerer's Apprentice by Paul Dukas, The Rite of Spring by Igor Stravinsky, The Pastoral Symphony by Ludwig van Beethoven, Dance of the Hours by Amilcare Ponchielli, Night on Bald Mountain by Modeste Moussorgsky, and Ave Maria by Franz Schubert
True life adventures ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 209 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 Disney Enterprises (1996- ) ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 135 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 97 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 )
18 editions published between 1940 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An extraordinary blend of magnificent music and classic Disney animation, featuring a host of unforgettable images, including Mickey Mouse as the sorcerer's apprentice
Alice in Wonderland by Florida Friebus ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 60 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 )
1 edition published in 2001 in Multiple languages 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 13 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
La Cenicienta Cinderella ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La Cenicienta tiene fe en que sus sueños de una vida mejor se harán realidad. Con la ayuda de sus leales amigos ratones y un movimiento de la varita mágica de su Hada Madrina, los harapos de Cenicienta se transforman mágicamente en un glorioso vestido para irse al Baile Real. Pero cuando el reloj marca la medionoche, se rompe el hechizo dejando detrás sólo una de sus zapatillas de cristal--¡la única pista para el fundamental final de cuento de hadas!
Pinokkio by Carlo Collodi ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in No Linguistic content and English 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 2000: 2000 sequel to the classic 1940 film Fantasia, presenting a new selection of animated scenes set to classical music
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
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by Walt Disney ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1937 and 1994 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This first full-length animated feature relates the fairy tale of how Snow White, thwarted by her vain and wicked stepmother and aided by the seven Dwarfs--Dopey, Sleepy, Sneezy, Grumpy, Bashful, Happy and Doc--finds romance with the Prince. Includes a brief promotional introduction
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
Wales ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the historical and geographical influences that have helped to form the distinctive Welsh character and way of life. Stresses respect for artisans, love of music, and adherence to traditions
Pinocchio 70th anniversary = Ostržek : 70. obletnica ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Audience level: 0.09 (from 0.01 for Dombo = Du ... to 1.00 for Herb Crisl ...)
English (152)
Multiple languages (13)
Spanish (11)
French (10)
Italian (8)
German (5)
Chinese (4)
Dutch (4)
Danish (3)
Portuguese (1)
Turkish (1)