WorldCat Identities

Sharpsteen, Ben

Overview
Works: 84 works in 374 publications in 12 languages and 10,425 library holdings
Genres: Animated films  Children's films  Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Musical films  Action and adventure films  Television adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Film editor, Performer, pmn, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ben Sharpsteen
 
Most widely held works by Ben Sharpsteen
Cinderella by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

4 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 2,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her daughters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger
Pinocchio by Ben Sharpsteen( Visual )

49 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 2,156 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 )

23 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,402 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
Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi( Visual )

59 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated musical version of Carlo Collodi's story of a little puppet who dreams of being a real boy
Fantasia Fantasia 2000 by James Algar( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 880 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 )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 212 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
Fantasia by Walt Disney( Visual )

27 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 185 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
Animation by Disney Enterprises (1996- )( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 148 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 Fantasia 2000( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A special DVD/Blu-ray edition featuring both the original Fantasia (1940), Walt Disney's daring experiment combining animation and classical music, and the new Fantasia 2000. Includes music by Beethoven, Bach, Stravinsky, and George Gershwin. Classic scenes as dancing hippos, flying whales, and Mickey Mouse appearing as "The Sorcerer's Apprentice."
Alice in Wonderland by Florida Friebus( Visual )

10 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 55 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."
Cinderella by Ilene Woods( Visual )

4 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 18 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!
Dumbo by Herman Bing( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A baby elephant with oversized ears is ridiculed by all the circus animals and finally befriended by a mouse. Dumbo becomes the world's only flying elephant
Scientific American frontiers( 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
Fantasía el clásico original by Ben Sharpsteen( Visual )

9 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A concert of classical music is given a cartoon interpretation
Fantasia : the original classic( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Groundbreaking on several counts, not the least of which was an innovative use of animation and stereophonic sound, this ambitious Disney feature lost nothing to time since its release in 1940. Classical music was interpreted by Disney animators, resulting in surreal fantasy and playful escapism. Includes music by Beethoven, Bach, Stravinsky, and George Gershwin. Classic scenes as dancing hippos, flying whales, and Mickey Mouse appearing as "The Sorcerer's Apprentice."
Snow White and the seven dwarfs by David Hand( Visual )

3 editions published between 1937 and 2009 in English and Spanish 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
Secrets of life( Visual )

3 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Survival and reproduction. Two dilemmas confronting every form of life on this planet. How are these problems solved by microscopic organisms? By marine creatures? Insects? Plant life? What causes the restless Earth to continually shape and reshape itself? Eighteen expert Disney photographers used innovative and state-of-the-art film techniques (including incredible time-lapse sequences) to bring you the fascinating answers to these and many other questions in Secrets of Life
Water birds by Bell Museum of Natural History( Visual )

2 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A photographic study of a variety of water birds. Explains how nature has adapted the birds to meet the problems of survival
Cinderella III: a twist in time by Walt Disney( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated adaptation of the story of Cinderella and her magical trip to the prince's ball
 
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Pinocchio
Alternative Names
Ben Sharpsteen Amerikaans filmregisseur (1895-1980)

Ben Sharpsteen amerikansk filmproducent og instruktør

Ben Sharpsteen cinéaste américain

Ben Sharpsteen regista e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Ben Sharpsteen US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Regisseur

Μπεν Σάρπστιν

Бен Шарпстин

Бен Шарпстин американский кинорежиссер и продюсер

Բեն Շարպստին

ベン・シャープスティーン

本·夏普斯廷

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AnimationAlice in Wonderland