The Reluctant Dragon (1941)

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Humorist Robert Benchley attempts to find Walt Disney to ask him to adapt a short story about a gentle dragon who would rather recite poetry than be ferocious. Along the way, he is given a tour of Walt Disney Studios, and learns about the animation process.

Rotten Tomatoes: No critic reviews / Audience 68%

Rated Unrated,  1 hr 12 mins

Animation • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Music
Hamilton Luske
Robert Benchley  •  Frances Gifford  •  Buddy Pepper  •  Nana Bryant

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Robert Benchley Himself
Frances Gifford Doris
Buddy Pepper Humphrey
Nana Bryant Mrs. Benchley
Claud Allister Sir Giles (segment "The Reluctant Dragon") (voice)
Barnett Parker The Dragon (segment "The Reluctant Dragon") (voice)
Billy Lee The Boy (segment "The Reluctant Dragon") (voice)
Florence Gill Herself (Voice Artist)
Clarence Nash Himself / Donald Duck (voice)
Ward Kimball Himself (Goofy animator)
Jimmy Luske Jimmy, Baby Weems model
Alan Ladd Al, Baby Weems storyboard artist