The Black Cauldron

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The Black Cauldron ★★½ 1985 (PG)

Disney's 25th full-length animated movie follows the adventures of pigkeeper Taran, who discovers his psychic pig Hen Wen is the key to keeping a magical cauldron out of the hands of the evil Horned King. Based on the “Chronicles of Prydain” novels by Lloyd Alexander. 82m/ C VHS, DVD. D: Ted Berman, Richard Rich; W: Ted Berman, Richard Rich; M: Elmer Bernstein; V: Grant Bardsley, Susan Sheridan, John Hurt, Freddie Jones, Nigel Hawthorne, John Byner, Arthur Malet; Nar: John Huston.