The Rescuers (1977, 1999, 2012 - Universal Pictures, Paramount Pictures, Buena Vista International Distribution, Walt Disey Productions, Zoetrope Studios and Lucasfilm Ltd.)

by psycosid-51414 | created - 12 Dec 2018 | updated - 12 Dec 2018 | Public

1. Wolfgang Reitherman

Director | The AristoCats

Wolfgang Reitherman was a German-born American animator who was one of Disney's Nine Old Men.

He began working for Disney in 1933, along with future Disney legends Ward Kimball and Milt Kahl. The three worked together on a number of classic Disney shorts.

Reitherman directed several Disney animated ...

Director and Producer

2. John Lounsbery

Animation_department | The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

John Lounsbery was born on March 9, 1911 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA as John Mitchell Lounsbery. He is known for his work on The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977), The Rescuers (1977) and Mary Poppins (1964). He was married to Florence Louise Hurd. He died on February 13, 1976 in Los Angeles, ...

Director

3. Art Stevens

Director | The Fox and the Hound

Art Stevens was born on May 1, 1915 in Roy, Montana, USA. He is known for his work on The Fox and the Hound (1981), The Rescuers (1977) and The Black Cauldron (1985). He was married to Penny Stevens. He died on May 22, 2007 in Studio City, California, USA.

Director

4. Francis Ford Coppola

Producer | Apocalypse Now

Francis Ford Coppola was born in 1939 in Detroit, Michigan, but grew up in a New York suburb in a creative, supportive Italian-American family. His father, Carmine Coppola, was a composer and musician. His mother, Italia Coppola (née Pennino), had been an actress. Francis Ford Coppola graduated ...

Executive Producer

5. George Lucas

Writer | Star Wars

George Walton Lucas, Jr. was raised on a walnut ranch in Modesto, California. His father was a stationery store owner and he had three siblings. During his late teen years, he went to Thomas Downey High School and was very much interested in drag racing. He planned to become a professional racecar ...

Executive Producer

6. Larry Clemmons

Writer | The Rescuers

Larry Clemmons was born on November 25, 1906 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Lawrence Gregory Clemmons. He is known for his work on The Rescuers (1977), The Aristocats (1970) and Robin Hood (1973). He was married to Carletta (Cassie) Clarinda Hatch. He died on July 22, 1988 in Friday Harbor, ...

Screenplay

7. Ken Anderson

Actor | WWF SmackDown!

Ken Anderson was born on March 6, 1976 in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, USA. He is an actor, known for WWE Smackdown! (1999), Behind Enemy Lines: Colombia (2009) and TNA iMPACT! Wrestling (2004). He has been married to Shawn Trebnick since January 9, 2008.

Screenplay

8. Frank Thomas

Actor | The Incredibles

Frank Thomas was born on September 5, 1912 in Santa Monica, California, USA. He is known for his work on The Incredibles (2004), The Iron Giant (1999) and The Aristocats (1970). He was married to Jeanette A. Thomas. He died on September 8, 2004 in La Cañada Flintridge, California.

Screenplay

9. Burny Mattinson

Writer | The Great Mouse Detective

Burny Mattinson's helmed the Academy Award-nominated 1983 animated featurette "Mickey's Christmas Carol." In 1986, wrote, produced and directed "The Great Mouse Detective." Mattinson's worked on"Sleeping Beauty," "101 Dalmatians," "The Sword in the Stone," "The Jungle Book," "The Aristocats" and "...

Screenplay

Based on "The Rescuers and Miss Bianca"

11. Bernard Herrmann

Soundtrack | Taxi Driver

The man behind the low woodwinds that open Citizen Kane (1941), the shrieking violins of Psycho (1960), and the plaintive saxophone of Taxi Driver (1976) was one of the most original and distinctive composers ever to work in film. He started early, winning a composition prize at the age of 13 and ...

Music Composer

12. Bob Newhart

Actor | The Rescuers

Bob Newhart is an American actor and stand-up comedian. His comedic style involves deadpan delivery of dialogue, a slight stammer when talking, and comedic monologues. He has cited earlier comedians George Gobel (1919-1991), Ray Goulding (1920-1990), and Bob Elliott (1923-2016) as his main ...

as Bernard (voice)

13. Eva Gabor

Actress | The Rescuers

Eva Gabor was born on February 11, 1919 in Budapest, Hungary, to Jolie Gabor (née Janka Tilleman) and Vilmos Gabor (born Farkas Miklós Grün), a soldier. Her older siblings were Magda Gabor, an actress, and Zsa Zsa Gabor, an actress and socialite. Her parents were both from Jewish families. She went...

as Miss Bianca (voice)

14. Geraldine Page

Actress | The Trip to Bountiful

Considered by many to be one of the greatest American actresses of all time, Geraldine Page was a master craftswoman who seemed to bring out the most inner detail of the character she was playing. Her dedication to her craft has earned her the respect of many of today's great actors including Meryl...

as Madame Medusa (voice)

15. Joe Flynn

Actor | The Rescuers

Born on November 8, 1924, in Youngstown, Ohio and after attending Northwestern University, Flynn began his entertainment career as a ventriloquist and as a radio performer. During World War II, he served in the Army's Special Services Branch (formerly the Morale Branch) entertaining the troops in ...

as Snoops (voice)

16. Jeanette Nolan

Actress | The Fox and the Hound

Jeanette Nolan began her acting career in the Pasadena Community Playhouse and, while a student at Los Angeles City College, made her radio debut in 1932 in "Omar Khayyam", the first transcontinental broadcast from station KHJ. Her film debut was probably also her best part, Lady Macbeth opposite ...

as Ellie Mae (voice)

17. Roddy McDowall

Actor | Fright Night

Roddy McDowall was born in Herne Hill, London, England, to Winifriede Lucinda (Corcoran), an Irish-born aspiring actress, and Thomas Andrew McDowall, a merchant seaman. Roddy was enrolled in elocution courses at age five and by ten had appeared in his first film, Murder in the Family (1938), ...

as Luke (voice)

18. Donald Pleasence

Actor | Halloween

Balding, quietly-spoken, of slight build and possessed of piercing blue eyes -- often peering out from behind round, steel-rimmed glasses -- Donald Pleasence had the necessary physical attributes which make a great screen villain. In the course of his lengthy career, he relished playing the ...

as Orville (voice)

19. Sam Elliott

Actor | A Star Is Born

Tall, thin, wiry Sam Elliott is the classic picture of the American cowboy. Elliott began his acting career on the stage and his film debut was in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969). Although his future wife, Katharine Ross co-starred in the film, the two did not meet until they filmed The ...

as Rufus (voice)

20. Michelle Stacy

Actress | Airplane!

Michelle Stacy was a cute, prolific, and pretty popular child actress of the 70s who acted in both films and TV shows alike for six years straight. Perhaps best known as the voice of "Penny" in the charming Disney animated feature, The Rescuers (1977), Michelle also had memorable small parts in the...

as Penny (voice)

21. Bernard Fox

Actor | Titanic

Endearing, bushy-whiskered Welsh character actor whose screen repertoire seemed to consist for the better part of variations on a similar theme, namely stereotypical stiff-upper-lip or bumbling British gents. The son of an actress and an actor-manager and on stage from early childhood, Fox began ...

as The Chairman (voice)

22. Marlon Brando

Actor | Apocalypse Now

Marlon Brando is widely considered the greatest movie actor of all time, rivaled only by the more theatrically oriented Laurence Olivier in terms of esteem. Unlike Olivier, who preferred the stage to the screen, Brando concentrated his talents on movies after bidding the Broadway stage adieu in ...

as Gramps (voice)

23. James MacDonald

Actor | Volcano

James was born in Columbus, Ohio. Since his father was a salesman, the family spent much of James' youth in different cities throughout the Midwest and finally settled down in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. It was there that James' love of theater was born. Encouraged by his high school drama teacher, Vic ...

as Evinrude (voice)

24. Charlton Heston

Actor | Ben-Hur

With features chiseled in stone, and renowned for playing a long list of historical figures, particularly in Biblical epics, the tall, well built and ruggedly handsome Charlton Heston was one of Hollywood's greatest leading men and remained active in front of movie cameras for over sixty years. As ...

as Rabbit (voice)

25. Bill McMillian

Actor | The Rescuers

Bill McMillian is an actor, known for The Rescuers (1977).

as Announcer (voice)

26. Dub Taylor

Actor | The Getaway

Dub Taylor was born on February 26, 1907 in Richmond, Virginia, USA as Walter Clarence Taylor II. He was an actor, known for The Getaway (1972), The Wild Bunch (1969) and Bonnie and Clyde (1967). He was married to Florence Gertrude Heffernan. He died on October 3, 1994 in Los Angeles, California, ...

as Digger (voice)

27. John Fiedler

Actor | 12 Angry Men

Typical of busy character actors, Fiedler made his face (and voice) recognizable to millions. Many know the bald-pated Fiedler as therapy patient "Mr. Peterson" on The Bob Newhart Show (1972); others might first recognize him for the 1968 movie, The Odd Couple (1968), and spin-off TV show, The Odd ...

as Owl (voice)

28. Ruth Buzzi

Actress | Laugh-In

Ruth Buzzi was Born July 24, 1936 in South County (Westerly), Rhode Island to Rena Pauline and Angelo Peter Buzzi, a nationally recognized stone sculptor. She Raised in Wequetequock, Connecticut, and attended Stonington High School. She Gained experience as a cheerleader performing before crowds at...

as German Mouse (voice) (uncredited)

29. Candy Candido

Actor | The Great Mouse Detective

Candy Candido was born on December 25, 1913 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Jonathan Joseph Candido. He was an actor, known for The Great Mouse Detective (1986), Peter Pan (1953) and Plunderers of Painted Flats (1959). He was married to Anita Bivona. He died on May 19, 1999 in Los Angeles, ...

as Brutus, Nero (voice) (uncredited)

30. Evelyn Kennedy

Music_department | Mary Poppins

Music Editor

31. Shinichi Yamazaki

Editorial_department | David & Kamal

Additional Music Editor

32. Stanley Myers

Composer | The Witches

Myers wrote a soundtrack for Age of Consent (1969) at the request of the studio and this was used to replace the original soundtrack by Peter Sculthorpe. The Sculthorpe soundtrack was the director's preferred soundtrack and this has now been restored.

Additional Music Composer and Conductor

33. Hans Zimmer

Composer | Gladiator

German-born composer Hans Zimmer is recognized as one of Hollywood's most innovative musical talents. He featured in the music video for The Buggles' single "Video Killed the Radio Star", which became a worldwide hit and helped usher in a new era of global entertainment as the first music video to ...

Electronic Music Composer

34. Jack Hayes

Music_department | The Color Purple

Jack Hayes was born on February 8, 1919 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is known for his work on The Color Purple (1985), Star Trek (2009) and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991). He was married to Juanita Daniel Hayes. He died on August 24, 2011 in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, USA.

Orchestrator and Conductor

35. Herbert W. Spencer

Music_department | Star Wars

Worked on more than thirty films with composer-arranger-conductor Alfred Newman.

Additional Orchestrator

36. Arthur Morton

Music_department | Star Trek: First Contact

Arthur Morton was born Arthur Goldberg on 8th August 1908 in Duluth, Minnesota. He attended west high school in Minneapolis and graduated from the university of Minnesota (where he played in jazz bands) in 1929. After a year of law school and graduate work in philosophy he moved to Los Angeles. In ...

Additional Orchestrator

Additional Orchestrator

38. Christopher Palmer

Music_department | Enemy Mine

Christopher Palmer was born on September 9, 1946. He is known for his work on Enemy Mine (1985), Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985) and Cape Fear (1991). He died on January 22, 1995 in London, England.

Additional Orchestrator

39. Eric Tomlinson

Music_department | Superman

Eric Arthur Tomlinson was born in Preston, Lancashire, on 8 January 1931. Whilst working as an aeronautical engineer for Fairey Aviation Company, he became interested in recording sound and music. After working on jazz albums with the likes of John Dankworth, he moved to film music, recording the ...

Music Recording Engineer (Recorded at Paramount Pictures Scoring Stage M, Los Angeles, CA)

40. Chris Dibble

Music_department | The Saint

Music Recording Engineer (Recorded at Lillie Yard Studios, London)

41. Al Clay

Music_department | Peter Rabbit

Music Mixing Engineer (Mixed at Paramount Pictures Scoring Stage M, Los Angeles, CA)

42. Austin Ince

Music_department | Ravenous

Music Mixing Engineer (Mixed at Paramount Pictures Scoring Stage M, Los Angeles, CA)

43. Shelby Flint

Soundtrack | I Spy

Shelby Flint was born on September 17, 1939 in North Hollywood, California, USA.

Songs Performer

44. Carol Connors

Soundtrack | Rocky

Singer/songwriter Carol Connors was born as Annette Kleinbard on November 13, 1940 in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Carol began her singing career while still in high school. She was the lead singer of the pop vocal trio The Teddy Bears, who had a number one hit song in 1958 with the lovely pop ballad...

Music and Lyrics for "The Journey", "R-E-S-C-U-E, Rescue Aid Society". "Tommy Is Another Day" and "Someone's Waiting For You"

45. Ayn Robbins

Soundtrack | Rocky

Music and Lyrics for "The Journey", "R-E-S-C-U-E, Rescue Aid Society". "Tommy Is Another Day" and "Someone's Waiting For You"

46. Sammy Fain

Soundtrack | Calamity Jane

Sammy Fain was born on June 17, 1902 in New York City, New York, USA as Samuel Feinberg. He was married to Jane Fischer and Sally Fox. He died on December 6, 1989 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Lyrics for "Someone's Waiting For You"



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