List of animated feature films of the 1950s

A list of animated feature films released in the 1950s.

Title Country Director Studio Animation technique Notes Release date
1950
Cinderella United States Clyde Geronimi,
Hamilton Luske,
Wilfred Jackson
Walt Disney Productions Traditional February 15, 1950 (1950-02-15)
Once Upon A Time
Érase una vez
Spain Alexandre Cirici-Pellicer Traditional December 18, 1950
Always Happy West Germany Ferdinand Diehl [de] Stop motion February 24, 1950
Johnny the Giant Killer
Jeannot l'intrépide
France Jean Image Traditional December 13, 1950 (1950-12-13)
Tobias Knopp – Adventure of a Bachelor [de] West Germany Gerhard Fieber [de] Traditional February 24, 1950 (1950-02-24)
1951
Alice in Wonderland United States Clyde Geronimi,
Wilfred Jackson,
Hamilton Luske
Walt Disney Productions Traditional July 26, 1951 (1951-07-26)
Amazon Symphony
Sinfonia Amazônica
Brazil Anelio Latini Traditional First Brazilian animated feature. January 13, 1951 (1951-01-13)
The Night Before Christmas
Noch pered Rozhdestvom
Soviet Union Valentina Brumberg,
Zinaida Brumberg
Soyuzmultfilm Traditional December 31, 1951 (1951-12-31)
Prince Bayaya
Bajaja
Czechoslovakia Jiří Trnka Stop motion January 26, 1951 (1951-01-26)
1952
The Shepherdess and the Chimney Sweep
La Bergère et le Ramoneur
France Paul Grimault Traditional 1952 (1952)
The Scarlet Flower
Alenkiy tsvetochek
Soviet Union Lev Atamanov Soyuzmultfilm Traditional December 31, 1952 (1952-12-31)
The Snow Maiden
Snyegurochka
Soviet Union Ivan Ivanov-Vano,
Aleksandra Snezhko-Blotskaya
Soyuzmultfilm Traditional December 31, 1952 (1952-12-31)
The Visions of Tay-Pi [es]
Los Sueños de Tay-Pi
Spain José María Blay,
Franz Winterstein [sv]
Traditional December 22, 1952 (1952-12-22)
1953
Bonjour Paris [fr] France Jean Image Traditional : October 30, 1953
Old Czech Legends
Staré pověsti české
Czechoslovakia Jiří Trnka Stop motion April 8, 1953 (1953-04-08)
Peter Pan United States Clyde Geronimi,
Wilfred Jackson,
Hamilton Luske
Walt Disney Productions Traditional February 5, 1953 (1953-02-05)
The Treasure of Bird Island
Poklad Ptacího ostrova
Czechoslovakia Karel Zeman Stop motion March 27, 1953 (1953-03-27)
1954
Animal Farm United Kingdom
United States
John Halas,
Joy Batchelor
Halas and Batchelor Traditional First British animated feature December 22, 1954 (1954-12-22)
Hansel and Gretel: An Opera Fantasy United States Michael Myerberg,
John Paul
RKO Radio Pictures Stop motion October 10, 1954 (1954-10-10)
Tsarevna the Frog
Tsarevna-Lyagushka
Soviet Union Mikhail Tsekhanovsky Soyuzmultfilm Traditional [1][2][3][4]
1955
The Devil and Kate
Čert a Káča
Czechoslovakia Václav Bedřich [cs] Bratři v triku Traditional
The Enchanted Boy
Zakoldovanyy malchik
Soviet Union Vladimir Polkovnikov,
Aleksandra Snezhko-Blotskaya
Soyuzmultfilm Traditional
The Enchanted Village [fr]
Le Village enchanté
Canada Marcel Racicot,
Réal Racicot
Traditional First Canadian animated feature December 23, 1955 (1955-12-23)
The Good Soldier Schweik
Dobrý voják Švejk
Czechoslovakia Jiří Trnka Stop motion
Lady and the Tramp United States Clyde Geronimi,
Wilfred Jackson,
Hamilton Luske
Walt Disney Productions Traditional First animated feature to be in widescreen (CinemaScope) June 22, 1955 (1955-06-22)
1956
The Heavenly Creation
Nebesnoe sozdanie
Soviet Union Sergey Obraztsov,
Georgiy Natanson,
Grigoriy Lomidze
Soyuzmultfilm Stop Motion First Soviet full-length animated film made completely in stop-motion technology of animation[5][6]
The Twelve Months
12 mesyatsev
Soviet Union Ivan Ivanov-Vano,
Mikhail Botov
Soyuzmultfilm Traditional December 31, 1956 (1956-12-31)
1957
The Big Fun Carnival United States Marc Daniels,
Shamus Culhane,
Hans Fischerkoesen,
Dave Fleischer,
John A. Haeseler,
George Pal
Traditional/Stop Motion A compilation film of old theatrical cartoons previously distributed by Paramount Pictures.
Originally planned as the first of twelve such features, only this first one was released.
Hemo the Magnificent United States Frank Capra Traditional/Live action First animated feature made for TV March 20, 1957 (1957-03-20)
The Snow Queen
Snezhnaya koroleva
Soviet Union Lev Atamanov,
Nikolay Fyodorov
Soyuzmultfilm Traditional December 31, 1957 (1957-12-31)
1958
Beloved Beauty
Krasa nyenaglyadnaya
Soviet Union Vladimir Degtyaryov Soyuzmultfilm Stop motion
The Creation of the World [fr]
La création du monde
France
Czechoslovakia
Eduard Hofman Traditional April 4, 1958 (1958-04-04)
The Fabulous World of Jules Verne
Vynález zkázy
Czechoslovakia Karel Zeman Stop motion/Live action
The Picchiatelli Italy Antonio Attanasi documentary about animation, show 2-d animation and stop-motion puppet
The Tale of the White Serpent
Hakuja den
Japan Taiji Yabushita,
Kazuhiko Okabe
Toei Animation Traditional First anime feature to be in color October 22, 1958 (1958-10-22)
1959
1001 Arabian Nights United States Jack Kinney Columbia Pictures
UPA
Traditional December 1, 1959 (1959-12-01)
The Adventures of Buratino
Priklyucheniya Buratino
Soviet Union Ivan Ivanov-Vano,
Dmitriy Babichenko,
Mikhail Botov
Soyuzmultfilm Traditional Last drawn full-length animated film which entered the period of the Soviet social realism April 1, 1960 (1960-04-01)
Chuang Tapestry
一幅僮锦
China Qian Jagun Shanghai Animation Film Studio Traditional First Chinese animated feature to be produced as the People's Republic of China
Hyoutan suzume
ひょうたんすずめ
Japan Yokoyama Ryuichi Traditional
I Was a Satellite of the Sun
Ya byl sputnikom Solntsa [A]
Soviet Union Victor Morgenstern Soyuzmultfilm, Mosnauchfilm Traditional/Live action First Soviet feature film combining the traditional animation and live-action
Magic Boy
Shōnen Sarutobi Sasuke
Japan Akira Daikubara,
Taiji Yabushita
Toei Animation Traditional December 25, 1959 (1959-12-25)
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Sen noci svatojánské
Czechoslovakia Jiří Trnka Stop motion September 25, 1959 (1959-09-25)
Sleeping Beauty United States Clyde Geronimi,
Les Clark,
Eric Larson,
Wolfgang Reitherman
Walt Disney Productions Traditional First animated feature to be presented in Super Technirama 70 widescreen, Last Disney feature to use traditional inking. January 29, 1959 (1959-01-29)

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  1. ^ Я был спутником Солнца

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