So he sets out to educate the future king in his own peculiar way. Legendary story artist Bill Peet introduced the book to Walt, who obtained the screen rights in Various attempts were made to develop the story over the years—in Walt announced that the film was soon to go into production, and story board drawings were created as early as —but two decades would pass before work on the film officially began. Peet knew adapting the complex book would be a challenge. So I made an all-out effort by enlarging on the more dramatic aspects of the story.
The 18th Disney animated feature film , it is based on T. White 's novel of the same name , published in as a single novel, then republished in as the first book of the Arthurian tetralogy The Once and Future King. Walt Disney first acquired the film rights to the novel in , and various attempts at developing the film lasted two decades before actual production on the film officially began. The Sword in the Stone was the last animated film from Walt Disney Productions to be released during Walt Disney's lifetime before his death on December 15, Bill Peet wrote the story for the film, while the songs were written and composed by the Sherman Brothers.
Merlin is a featured article , which means it has been identified as one of the best articles produced by the Disney Wiki community. If you see a way this page can be updated or improved without compromising previous work, please feel free to contribute. Merlin is the deuteragonist of Disney 's animated feature film, The Sword in the Stone.