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Toy Story
Director: John Lasseter (Dir)
Release Date:   Nov 1995
Premiere Information:   New York and Los Angeles openings: 22 Nov 1995
Duration (in mins):   80-81
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Cast: [Voices:] Tom Hanks (Woody)  
    Tim Allen (Buzz Lightyear)  
    Don Rickles (Mr. Potato Head)  
    Jim Varney (Slinky dog)  
    Wallace Shawn (Rex)  
    John Ratzenberger (Hamm)  
    Annie Potts (Bo Peep)  

Production Company: Pixar Animation Studios  
  Walt Disney Pictures  
Distribution Company: Buena Vista Pictures Distribution  
Director: John Lasseter (Dir)
Producer: Ralph Guggenheim (Prod)
  Bonnie Arnold (Prod)
Writer: Joss Whedon (Scr)
  Andrew Stanton (Scr)
  Joel Cohen (Scr)
  Alec Sokolow (Scr)
  John Lasseter (Orig story)
  Pete Docter (Orig story)
  Andrew Stanton (Orig story)
  Joe Ranft (Orig story)
Art Direction: Ralph Eggleston (Art dir)
Film Editor: Robert Gordon (Film ed)
  Lee Unkrich (Film ed)
Music: Randy Newman (Mus)
Special Effects: William Reeves (Supv tech dir)
Animation: Pete Docter (Supv anim)
MPAA Rating: G
Country: United States
Language: English

Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
Walt Disney Company 20/12/1995 dd/mm/yyyy PA765713

PCA NO: 34132
Physical Properties: Sd: Dolby Spectral Recording

Genre: Comedy
Sub-Genre: Animation

Note: Toy Story was ranked 99th on AFI's 2007 100 Years…100 Movies--10th Anniversary Edition list of the greatest American films. 

Bibliographic Sources:   Date   Page
Los Angeles Times   22 Nov 1995   Calendar, p. 1.
New York Times   22 Nov 1995   Section III, p. 9.
Variety   20 Nov 1995   p. 48.

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