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Tales As Old As Time: Vintage Sundays Disney Classics

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Vintage Sundays presents a selection of Disney’s best-loved masterpieces, spanning the classic 1940s era through to the 1990s renaissance. Revisit the songs, characters and stories that have stood the test of time, capturing the hearts and imaginations of entire generations.

Throughout August and September we’ll be screening six of Disney’s classic animations, kicking off with the story of Jiminy Cricket, Geppetto and Pinocchio on his quest to become a real boy. We’ll also be visiting the original 1950 Beauty And The Beast before Emma Watson dons the yellow gown, and will be celebrating Robin Williams’s genre-defining turn as the Genie in Aladdin.

Explore the full season by selecting a title below.


Sunday 21 August

Pinocchio (U)

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Directors: Norman Ferguson, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, Ben Sharpsteen
Voices:  Dickie Jones, Christian Rub, Mel Blanc. USA 1940. 88 mins.

A living puppet, with the help of a cricket as his conscience, must prove himself worthy of becoming a real boy.


Sunday 28 August

Cinderella (1950) (U)

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Director: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske.
Starring:  Ilene Woods, James MacDonald, Eleanor Audley. USA 1950. 74 mins.

When Cinderella’s cruel stepmother prevents her from attending the royal ball, she gets some unexpected help from the lovable mice Gus and Jaq, and from her fairy godmother.


Sunday 4 September

The Jungle Book (1967) (U)

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Director: Wolfgang Reitherman
Starring:  Phil Harris, Sebastian Cabot, Louis Prima. USA 1967. 78 mins.

Bagheera the Panther and Baloo the Bear have a difficult time trying to convince a boy to leave the jungle for human civilization.


Sunday 11 September

The Little Mermaid (U)

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Director: Ron Clements, John Musker
Starring: Jodi Benson, Samuel E. Wright, Rene Auberjonois. USA 1989. 83 mins.

A mermaid princess makes a Faustian bargain with an unscrupulous sea-witch in order to meet a human prince on land.


Sunday 18 September

Beauty And The Beast (U)

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Director: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise
Starring:  Paige O’Hara, Robby Benson, Jesse Corti. USA 1991. 84 mins.

Belle, whose father is imprisoned by the Beast, offers herself instead, unaware that her captor is an enchanted prince.


Sunday 25 September

Aladdin (U)

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Director: Ron Clements, John Musker
Starring:  Scott Weinger, Robin Williams, Linda Larkin. USA 1992. 90 mins.

When a street urchin vies for the love of a beautiful princess, he uses a genie’s magic power to pass himself off as a prince in order to marry her.


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