The Reluctant Dragon

Directed by Hamilton Luske and Alfred L. Werker
1941    74m    G
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.
Cast of The Reluctant Dragon
  • Robert BenchleyRobert Benchley
  • Frances GiffordDoris
  • Buddy PepperHumphrey
  • Nana BryantMrs. Benchley
  • Claud AllisterSir Giles (segment "The Reluctant Dragon") (voice)
  • Barnett ParkerDragon (segment "The Reluctant Dragon") (voice)
  • Billy LeeBoy (segment "The Reluctant Dragon") (voice)
  • Florence GillClara Cluck (voice) / Florence Gill
  • Clarence NashDonald Duck (voice) / Clarence Nash
  • Norman FergusonNorman Ferguson
  • Ward KimballWard Kimball
  • Jim LuskeBaby Weems Model
  • Alan LaddBaby Weems Storyboard Artist
  • Truman WoodworthTruman Woodworth
  • Hamilton MacFaddenHamilton MacFadden
  • Maurice MurphyBaby Weems Storyboard Artist
  • John DehnerBaby Weems Storyboard Artist (uncredited)
  • Walt DisneyWalt Disney (uncredited)
  • Frank FaylenOrchestra Leader (uncredited)
  • Gerald MohrStudio Guard / Narrator (segment "Baby Weems") (voice) (uncredited)
  • Eddie MarrWalter Winchell (segment "Baby Weems") (voice) (uncredited)
  • Lester DorrSlim (uncredited)
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