List of Walt Disney Studios films (1937–1959)

This is a list of films produced and distributed by the U.S. film studio Walt Disney Studios, one of the Walt Disney Company's divisions and one of the "Big Five" major film studios. The list includes films produced or released by all existing and defunct labels or subsidiaries of the Walt Disney Studios; including Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar Animation Studios, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, 20th Century Studios, Searchlight Pictures, Disneynature, Touchstone Pictures, and Hollywood Pictures. The list does not include films produced by studios that are now owned by Disney (as part of acquisitions), but were historically not distributed by Disney during their original, initial time of release.

All films listed are theatrical releases by Buena Vista Film Distribution Company, Inc. unless specified.

1930sEdit

Release date Title Studio Notes
December 21, 1937 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Walt Disney Animation Studios; distributed by RKO Radio Pictures Walt Disney Studios' first feature-length film[1][2][3][4]
Academy Honorary Award

1940sEdit

Release date Title Studio
February 7, 1940 Pinocchio Walt Disney Animation Studios; distributed by RKO Radio Pictures
November 13, 1940 Fantasia
June 20, 1941 The Reluctant Dragon
October 23, 1941 Dumbo
August 13, 1942 Bambi
February 6, 1943 Saludos Amigos
July 17, 1943 Victory Through Air Power Walt Disney Animation Studios; distributed by United Artists
February 3, 1945 The Three Caballeros Walt Disney Animation Studios; distributed by RKO Radio Pictures
April 20, 1946 Make Mine Music
November 12, 1946 Song of the South
September 27, 1947 Fun and Fancy Free
May 27, 1948 Melody Time
November 29, 1948 So Dear to My Heart
October 5, 1949 The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad

1950sEdit

Release date Title Studio
February 15, 1950 Cinderella Walt Disney Animation Studios; distributed by RKO Radio Pictures
July 29, 1950 Treasure Island RKO-Walt Disney British Productions; distributed by RKO Radio Pictures
July 28, 1951 Alice in Wonderland Walt Disney Animation Studios; distributed by RKO Radio Pictures
June 26, 1952 The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men RKO-Walt Disney British Productions; distributed by RKO Radio Pictures
February 5, 1953 Peter Pan Walt Disney Animation Studios; distributed by RKO Radio Pictures
July 23, 1953 The Sword and the Rose RKO-Walt Disney British Productions; distributed by RKO Radio Pictures
November 10, 1953 The Living Desert Walt Disney Productions
February 27, 1954 Rob Roy, the Highland Rogue RKO-Walt Disney British Productions; distributed by RKO Radio Pictures
August 16, 1954 The Vanishing Prairie Walt Disney Productions
December 23, 1954 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
May 25, 1955 Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier
June 22, 1955 Lady and the Tramp
September 14, 1955 The African Lion
December 22, 1955 The Littlest Outlaw
June 8, 1956 The Great Locomotive Chase
July 18, 1956 Davy Crockett and the River Pirates
November 6, 1956 Secrets of Life
December 20, 1956 Westward Ho the Wagons!
April 22, 1957 If All the Guys in the World Les Films Ariane, Cinetel, Filmsonor and Frincinex
June 19, 1957 Johnny Tremain Walt Disney Productions
August 28, 1957 Perri
December 25, 1957 Old Yeller
January 21, 1958 The Missouri Traveler C.V. Whitney Pictures
January 29, 1958 The Story of Vickie Erma-Film and Sie Verling
March 6, 1958 Stage Struck RKO Radio Pictures
May 28, 1958 The Proud Rebel Samuel Goldwyn Productions
July 8, 1958 The Light in the Forest Walt Disney Productions
August 12, 1958 White Wilderness
December 25, 1958 Tonka
January 29, 1959 Sleeping Beauty
March 19, 1959 The Shaggy Dog
June 26, 1959 Darby O'Gill and the Little People
August 4, 1959 The Big Fisherman Centurion Films, Inc. and Rowland V. Lee Production
September 10, 1959 Zorro the Avenger Walt Disney Productions
November 10, 1959 Third Man on the Mountain

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Barrier, Michael (1999). Hollywood Cartoons: American Animation in Its Golden Age. New York: Oxford University Press. p. 229. ISBN 0-19-516729-5.
  2. ^ Kinni, Theodore (December 16, 2011). Be Our Guest: Revised and Updated Edition. Disney Electronic Content. p. 59. ISBN 978-1-4231-4014-6. Retrieved January 5, 2013.
  3. ^ "The Seven Dwarfs and Walt Disney". TIME. Vol. XXX, no. 26. [New York NY]. December 27, 1937. Archived from the original on May 15, 2008. Retrieved January 5, 2013.
  4. ^ Nugent, Frank S. (January 14, 1938). "The Music Hall Presents Walt Disney's Delightful Fantasy". The New York Times. New York NY. Retrieved January 5, 2013.

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