Sword in the Stone
Price Range:$4.87 to $49.89
According to legend, there was once a magical sword stuck in a sturdy rock, and whoever removed it would soon be deemed the king of all... Read More
According to legend, there was once a magical sword stuck in a sturdy rock, and whoever removed it would soon be deemed the king of all Britons. Disney's classic animated feature, SWORD IN THE STONE, tells the tale of the plucky lad who managed just that feat. Deep in the woods of medieval England, a young orphan boy called Wart has his heart set on becoming a knight's squire. Once he happens across the eccentric wizard Merlin, however, his future path changes significantly; along with his intelligent and chatty owl Archimedes, Merlin trains young Wart in the ways of wit, wisdom, and heart, preparing him for a life in the upper-echelons of English royalty. Just as his lessons are drawing to an end, Wart gets to try his hand at the legendary sword, and upon successfully removing it, goes on to become the nation's famed King Arthur. A sweet story about the might of the mind, the 1963 film features the voices of Sebastian Cabot (THE JUNGLE BOOK) and Rickie Sorensen (TARZAN), and lush, colorful imagery in th... Minimize
Product Review Summary
14 Reviews from Epinions.com
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May 26, 2000
That's What Makes the World Go 'Round
Pros: Merlin and Archimedes provide constant fun
Cons: very simplified version of story Read More at Epinions.com
Jun 8, 2003
Sword in the Stone medieval w/o
Pros: funny characters, bold colors
Cons: Mad Madam Mim may be a little scary for young children.
This is a great movie that deserves to be watched! Read More at Epinions.com
Sep 23, 2006
Pros: Cute story, great humor in short just a great movie
I'd say watch it regardless of old animation! It is just too great to pass up and is good for anyone Read More at Epinions.com
Jan 17, 2000
One of Disney's best
Pros: Great lessons, Disney animation, fun characters and story.
Cons: None, this is Disney at its best. Read More at Epinions.com
Oct 14, 2000
Pros: great animation, great stories
Cons: none Read More at Epinions.com
Apr 5, 2002
"Do you want a round or square table for the knights?"
Pros: Some literary humor, the characters.
Cons: Some slapstick humor.
Sword In The Stone works well as one of the sleeper films in the Disney canon. Read More at Epinions.com
Mar 31, 2000
Pros: Rich story, good music
Cons: ending feels tacked on Read More at Epinions.com
Sep 13, 2005
Blow me to Bermuda
Pros: Merlin, Archimedes, jolly good fun.
Cons: Patchy animation, bit of a greatest hits package.
My introduction to Arthurian legend, and indeed cinema, was Disney's 'The Sword in the Stone'. Read More at Epinions.com
Sep 27, 2008
This sword has it's flaws but it's still likeable.
Pros: some likeable charecters, funny sequences
The movie in a lot of ways seems like a bunch of shorts patch together.
they may make a motion picture of this someday. Read More at Epinions.com
Jun 25, 2000
"Whoa, what, whhooooah!"
Pros: Merlin and Archimedes, two of Disney's most likable creations
Cons: An annoying protagonist, bad songs and too many moments that are cute for cuteness' sake Read More at Epinions.com
Jun 12, 2001
The Sword in the Stone (15th in a series)
Pros: Some fun animal scenes and slapstick humor
Cons: Poor animation and an unmemorable soundtrack.
A weak outing by the Walt Disney Studios, this ranks with the worst of Disney's output. Average by general standards, poor by Disney's. Read More at Epinions.com