• Film

The AristoCats


Time Out says

The last of the Disney animated features conceived under the great Walt's perfectionist reign of terror, this 1970 Technicolor classic marks the move towards the less labour-intensive ink-and-wash cell design which followed. The ersatz Parisian atmosphere, circa 1910, is a wonder. Maurice Chevalier may have made the theme song familiar, but the voice cast boasts a fine array of ex-pats: spinster cat-lover Mme Bonfamille is Hermione Baddeley; the conniving butler - the cad who casts her cats into the countryside to inherit her wealth - is Roddy Maude-Roxby; her beloved cat Duchess the seductive Eva Gabor. As Scatman Crothers has it: 'Everybody's picking up the feline beat, 'cos everything else is ob-so-lete!' Purr-fect.

Release Details

  • Duration:78 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Wolfgang Reitherman
  • Screenwriter:Ralph Wright, Frank Thomas, Vance Gerry, Ken Anderson, Eric Cleworth, Julius Svendsen, Larry Clemmons
  • Cast:
    • Roddy Maude-Roxby
    • Eva Gabor
    • Phil Harris
    • Hermione Baddeley
    • Sterling Holloway
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