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Based on the popular children's book series, The Prydain Chronicles, by Lloyd Alexander, The Black Cauldron follows the adventures of Taran (voice of Grant Bardsley), a young, assistant pig herder who cares for a prophetic porker sought after by the ill-intentioned Horned King (voice of Arthur Malet).

MPAA Rating PG for some scary images.
Theatrical Release July 24, 1985
Director Jack Hannah, Richard Rich, Ted Berman
Cast Grant Bardsley, Freddie Jones, Susan Sheridan, June Foray, Clarence Nash
Run Time 80
1985 Walt DIsney Home Entertainment Official Movie Website

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