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The Lion King
Director: Roger Allers (Dir)
Release Date:   1994
Premiere Information:   Los Angeles and New York openings: 15 Jun 1994
Duration (in mins):   83
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Cast:   Jonathan Taylor Thomas (Young Simba)  
    Matthew Broderick (Adult Simba)  
    James Earl Jones (Mufasa)  
    Jeremy Irons (Scar)  
    Moira Kelly (Adult Nala)  

Production Company: Walt Disney Pictures  
Distribution Company: Buena Vista Pictures Distribution  
Director: Roger Allers (Dir)
  Rob Minkoff (Dir)
Producer: Don Hahn (Prod)
Writer: Irene Mecchi (Scr)
  Jonathan Roberts (Scr)
  Linda Woolverton (Scr)
Art Direction: Chris Sanders (Prod des)
Film Editor: Ivan Bilancio (Film ed)
Music: Hans Zimmer (Mus score)
MPAA Rating: G
Country: United States
Language: English

Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
Walt Disney Pictures & Television 20/6/1994 dd/mm/yyyy PA659979

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Genre: Adventure
Sub-Genre: Animation

Bibliographic Sources:   Date   Page
Los Angeles Times   15 Jun 1994   p. 1.
New York Times   15 Jun 1994   p. 11.
Variety   13 Jun 1994   p. 52.

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