Disney’s classic The Sword in the Stone is marking its 50th anniversary this year. Celebrate with some fiendishly tough trivia!
1. Who provided the music for the film?
A) The Sherman Brothers
B) Peggy Lee
C) The director chose a variety of Medieval music
2. In what form does Merlin finally defeat Madam Mim?
A) A tiger
B) A dragon
C) A germ
3. During their lessons, how many animal forms does Merlin transform Wart into?
4. Madame Mim was voiced by Martha Wentworth. Which other character in the film did she voice?
A) The Scullery Maid
B) The Old-Lady Squirrel
C) The Little Girl Squirrel
5. Who voiced Sir Ector?
A) George Saunders
B) Thurl Ravenscroft
C) Sebastian Cabot
6. What modern-day location does Merlin visit?
Scroll down for the answers!
1. A – The Sword and the Stone was the first Disney animated feature with songs by the Sherman Brothers! However, Peggy Lee did contribute songs to Lady and the Tramp.
2. C – Tiny but powerful, Merlin’s transformation into “Malignalitaloptereosis” knocks Mim out of their duel.
3. C – Wart becomes a fish, a squirrel, and a sparrow in turn.
4. B – Wentworth can also be heard voicing multiple in 1961’s 101 Dalmatians.
5. C – Cabot had a long and distinguished Disney voice career – he was also Bagheera in The Jungle Book, among many others.
6. A – In a moment of frustration, he exclaims “Blow me to Bermuda!” and promptly disappears.