The Sword in the Stone (1963 movie)

1963 American animated fantasy film by Disney

The Sword in the Stone is a 1963 American animated fantasy comedy movie based on T. H. White's novel of the same name and produced by Disney. It was released on December 25, 1963. It was the last movie released before Walt Disney died three years later. The novel was first published in 1938 as a single one. It was republished in 1958 as one of the four books in The Once and Future King.

The Sword in the Stone
Directed byWolfgang Reitherman
Produced byWalt Disney
Screenplay byBill Peet
Story byBill Peet
StarringRickie Sorensen
Karl Swenson
Junius Matthews
Sebastian Cabot
Norman Alden
Martha Wentworth
Music bySongs:
Richard M. Sherman
Robert B. Sherman
George Bruns
Edited byDonald Halliday
Distributed byBuena Vista Distribution
Release date
  • December 25, 1963 (1963-12-25)
Running time
79 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$12,000,000[1]

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The movie was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Score—Adaptation or Treatment, but lost to Irma La Douce.[2]


  1. "The Sword in the Stone - Box Office Mojo". Retrieved 2009-07-01.
  2. "1963 (36th)". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 2009-06-24.

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