Pop Goes The Classics – The Sword In The Stone (1963)

On the fourteenth installment of the Pop Goes The Classics series looking at the Disney animated features, Mirandia Berthold, Andy Atherton & Steve Riddle look at 1963’s The Sword In The Stone. They discuss the many aspects of the film including: the Chuck Jones-like animated style; Merlin The Magician’s powers; the relationship between Wart & Merlin; the transfiguration sequences; Mad Madame Mim’s great but short scenes including the wizard duel; and the tying into the legend of Excalibur.