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Goliath II (1960)

Goliath II is a 6-inch-tall elephant (son of the huge Goliath). He's a big disappointment to his father, but mom is proud of Goliath II anyway. Goliath II is constantly getting into trouble... See full summary »

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Bill Peet (story)
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Sterling Holloway ... Narrator (voice)
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Storyline

Goliath II is a 6-inch-tall elephant (son of the huge Goliath). He's a big disappointment to his father, but mom is proud of Goliath II anyway. Goliath II is constantly getting into trouble because he's so small. In particular, the tiger Raja looks for every opportunity to try a bite-size taste of elephant. After one incident where he ran away and his mother scolded him, he runs away. After he's rescued, the rest of the elephants are terrified of a mouse, but Goliath II stands his ground. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 January 1960 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Elefantungen Goliath See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

First Walt Disney production fully animated by the Xerox process for transferring pencil drawings to cells. This was largely because it was considerably cheaper to test the process in a short film as opposed to a full length feature. See more »

Quotes

Goliath II's Mother: [seeing that Eloise is about to walk on Goliath II without notice] ELOISE!
[Eloise stops as Goliath II plays with a butterfly]
Goliath II's Mother: Why don't you watch where you're going, you - you clumsy ox!
Eloise: [furiously] Now, don't you 'clumsy ox' me! I can't watch out for your precious little brat; that's your worry. If you think I'm going to pussyfoot around the rest of my life just because...
Goliath II's Mother: [seeing that Goliath II is about to be eaten up by a crocodile] Goliath! GOLIATH!
[...]
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Connections

Featured in Ink & Paint Club: Goin' to the Zoo (1998) See more »

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Very good longish short from Disney
8 August 2001 | by llltdesqSee all my reviews

This cartoon, nominated for an Oscar, continues Disney's tendency in the latter 1950s-early 1960s to do short animation that was longer than the typical 6-8 minute length that had been the norn in the 1930s and 1940s. Although not entirely fresh ground (Warner Brothers explored the same basic concept before), Disney gives this a warm and fuzzy feel and then leavens it with enough humor to make it work splendidly. Sterling Holloway's narration is splendid, as always. As with all too much of the Mouse's older material, this is out of print, but it runs on The Ink and Paint Club on occasion. Recommended.


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