The Little mermaid

United States, 1989

Film
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Mermaids are supposed to stay under the sea, but there was never a mermaid quite like Ariel. The headstrong teenager longs to be part of the magical world on land, much to the dismay of her father, King Triton. When she falls in love with a human Prince, Ariel looks to Ursula, a sea witch. With the help of her friends, Ariel must win her Prince’s love in a thrilling race against time. This production of “The Little Mermaid”, based on the fairytale by Hans Christian Andersen, is full of dazzling animation and is a treasure for all ages. Cast features the voices of Rene Auberjonois, Buddy hackett, Jason Marin, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Jodie Benson, Kenneth Mars.

Credits

co-director

Ron Clements

John Musker

co-producer

John Musker

Howard Ashman

production company

Walt Disney Pictures

Language

English

Duration

01:23:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

37065

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Adaptations

Animation

Animation → Animated films - United States

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Childrens Films → Children's films - United States

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Literature → Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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