The Sword in the Stone

Trivia: In the two scenes where the wolf faces the tumbling rock Wart kicked loose (when he and Merlin depart for the castle), and where he is gnawed on by the squirrel girl, he bears exactly the same expression.

Trivia: This was the last animated feature to be released while Walt Disney was still alive.

Trivia: Except for the prologue, the "Sword in the Stone" does not actually appear until 71 minutes, eight minutes before the film ends.

Trivia: This was the first Disney animated feature to be made by a single director.

Trivia: When Wart is cleaning the black cauldron, a tiny soap bubble "Hidden Mickey" floats just above his head.

Other mistake: Merlin says, "Man will fly someday". For a few frames after he says this, his thumb on his pipe is painted blue, then returns to its normal color. This causes a blinking effect.

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Suggested correction: No it doesn't. There's a tiny spot of blue noticeable for a mere frame, but in no way does his thumb turn blue nor could this be listed as a mistake.

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Merlin: There! You see? I'm an ugly, horrible, grouchy old man.

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Answer: Arthur was voiced by three actors. Rickie Sorenson and Richard and Robert Reitherman. Rickie originally voiced Arthur but, during production of the film, Rickie hit puberty causing his voice to change, so Wolfgang Reitherman chose to use his own sons to replace Rickie.

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