Overview

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.

  1. Hamilton Luske

    Director

  2. Harry Clork

    Screenplay

  3. Larry Clemmons

    Screenplay

  4. Al Perkins

    Screenplay

  5. William Cottrell

    Screenplay

  6. Ted Sears

    Screenplay

  7. Kenneth Grahame

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Robert Benchley

    Robert Benchley

    Himself

  2. Frances Gifford

    Frances Gifford

    Doris

  3. Buddy Pepper

    Humphrey

  4. Nana Bryant

    Nana Bryant

    Mrs. Benchley

  5. Claud Allister

    Sir Giles (segment "The Reluctant Dragon") (voice)

Full Cast & Crew

The Reluctant Dragon
The Reluctant Dragon

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • June 20, 1941
    G
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    All ages admitted. There is no content that would be objectionable to most parents. This is one of only two ratings dating back to 1968 that still exists today.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 14m

Budget $600.00

Revenue -

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