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The Aristocats (1970)

Film Title :                    The Aristocats

Classic No. :             20

UK Release Date :   December 28th 1970

US Release Date :   December 24th 1970

Premiere Date :       December 11th 1970

Budget :                    $4 million

Box Office :              $55.7 million

Film length :              78 minutes

Based around :       The Aristocats is based on a story by Tom McGowan and Tom Rowe.

Synopsis :                  The Aristocats tells the story of a family or aristocratic cats, Duchess and her three kittens, Marie, Toulouse, and Berlioz. They live with their owner retired opera singer Madame Adelaide Bonfamille and her butler Edgar. After overhearing that Madame plans to leave her entire fortune to her cats and not himself, Edgar plots to eliminate the cats. After sedating the cats with sleeping pills he abandons them in the countryside and it is not until the morning when Madame, Roquefort the mouse and Frou-Frou discover that they are missing.  The family of cats meet the tom-cat O’Malley who makes it his job to return them to Paris and there owner. Find out what happens to Edgar when he goes back to the countryside and what happens to the cats on their adventure back to Paris!!


Director :                   Wolfgang Reitherman

Music :                       George Bruns

Writing Credits :       Larry Clemmons

Vance Gerry

Ken Anderson

Frank Thomas

Eric Cleworth

Julius Svendsen

Ralph Wright

Follow ups :              There were plans for a sequel and a TV series but both were cancelled.

Awards :                   The film was not nominated for any major film awards.

Cast :

O'Malley Phil Harris
Duchess Eva Gabor
Roquefort Sterling Holloway
Scat Cat Scatman Crothers
Shun Gon - Chinese Cat Paul Winchell
Hit Cat - English Cat Lord Tim Hudson
Peppo - Italian Cat Vito Scotti
Billy Bass - Russian Cat Thurl Ravenscroft
Berlioz Dean Clark
Marie Liz English
Toulouse Gary Dubin
Frou-Frou Nancy Kulp
Napoleon Pat Buttram
Lafayette George Lindsey
Abigail Monica Evans
Amelia Carole Shelley
Georges Hautecourt Charles Lane
Madame Hermione Baddeley
Edgar The Butler Roddy Maude-Roxby
Uncle Waldo Bill Thompson


The Aristocats [Blu-ray]
The Aristocats [Blu-ray]
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The Aristocats DVD (2001) Wolfgang Reitherman
The Aristocats DVD (2001) Wolfgang Reitherman
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The Aristocats DVD (2008) Wolfgang Reitherman
The Aristocats DVD (2008) Wolfgang Reitherman
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The Aristocats (DVD, 2008)
The Aristocats (DVD, 2008)
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