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Sharpsteen, Ben

Overview
Works: 125 works in 499 publications in 15 languages and 9,146 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated films  Drama  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Musical films  Film remakes  Television musicals 
Roles: Director, Author, Producer, Film editor, pmn, Performer, fmd, 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
Dumbo by Herman Bing( Visual )

129 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in 14 languages and held by 2,937 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 )

117 editions published between 1940 and 2017 in 13 languages and held by 2,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A puppet wants to be a boy. A fairy promises boyhood to Pinocchio if he can prove he is kind, honest and loving. A wayward huckster tries to lead the puppet astray but Pinocchio decides to perform a redeeming act of bravery and kindness
Pinocchio( Visual )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,883 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
Fantasia ; Fantasia 2000 by Steve Martin( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 913 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 )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 199 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 )

42 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 192 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!
Animation by Walt Disney Enterprises( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 160 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 124 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."
Pinocchio( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in Multiple languages and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De kleine houten Pinocchio doet zijn uiterste best om een brave jongen te worden. Vanaf ca. 6 jaar
Cinderella by Ginger Rogers( Visual )

10 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated adaptation of the story of Cinderella and her magical trip to the prince's ball
Pinocchio = Pinokkio( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Dutch and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De avonturen van Pinocchio die zijn uiterste best doet om een brave jongen te worden
Alice in Wonderland by Florida Friebus( Visual )

10 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 51 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."
Pinocchio = Pinokkio by Ben Sharpsteen( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in Multiple languages and Dutch and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De avonturen van Pinocchio die zijn uiterste best doet om een brave jongen te worden
Pinocchio 70th anniversary = Ostržek : 70. obletnica( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secrets of life( Visual )

3 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in English and held by 17 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
Dombo = Dumbo by Ben Sharpsteen( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 14 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
Dumbo( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in French and English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tout le monde se moque de Dumbo et de ses trop grandes oreilles. Mais grâce à l'aide de son fidèle ami Timothy, à une plume magique et à une bonne dose de courage, Dumbo va finalement réussir à faire de ses oreilles un atout en s'envolant! Et il va devenir le seul et unique éléphant capable de voler, la grande vedette du cirque!
Fantasia : the original classic( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 13 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."
Pinocchio( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gepetto, un vieil artisan, sculpte le bois et fabrique des jouets. Son rêve est d'avoir un fils. Aussi imagine-t-il de créer une marionnette à l'image d'un garçonnet. Satisfait de son oeuvre qu'il baptise Pinocchio, il organise une fête avec son chat Figaro et son poisson rouge Cléo. A la nuit tombée, la Fée Bleue visite la maison de Gepetto et d'un coup de baguette magique, elle insuffle la vie au petit pantin, tout en lui procurant une conscience morale : Jiminy Cricket. Mais la route est longue avant de devenir un vrai petit garçon
Scientific American frontiers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

Bens Šarpstīns

Μπεν Σάρπστιν

Бен Шарпстин

Бен Шарпстин американский кинорежиссер и продюсер

Բեն Շարպստին

בן שרפסטין

ベン・シャープスティーン

本·夏普斯廷

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