The Magnificent

Stephen composed the original score for this animated sequel to “Anastasia,” starring Hank Azaria, Kelsey Grammer, Andrea Martin and Catherine O’Hara.

NOMINATED Annie Awards Outstanding Achievement in an Animated Home Video Production

NOMINATED Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA Best Sound Editing – Television Movies and Specials (including Mini-Series) – Music
and Best Sound Editing – Direct to Video – Sound Editorial

Release Date: 16 November 1999 (USA)

“A Brand-New Timeless Classic! A million dollar winner in cast, music and animation. I loved it!”

-E! Entertainment Television

“The music is first rate; the tunes not only propel the plot, they provide many hummable moments of toe-tapping fun.”

-San Francisco Chronicle

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Bartok the Magnificent (1999) Animation, Adventure, Comedy | 68min | Video 16 November 1999 6.2
Director: Don Bluth, Gary GoldmanWriter: Jay LacopoStars: Hank Azaria, Kelsey Grammer, Andrea MartinSummary: Russia is being terrorized by an evil witch known as Baba Yaga (Andrea Martin); the only one who is not afraid of her is Bartok the Magnificent (Hank Azaria). Bartok, an albino bat, has just arrived in Moscow and is impressing everyone with his performances, including Prince Ivan Romanov (Phillip Van Dyke). However, one person is not impressed; Ludmilla (Catherine O'Hara) finds Bartok annoying and naive. After Bartok's show, a violent bear suddenly attacks. Bartok must save everyone by stunning the bear with dust and then knocks him over and traps him in a wagon. Written by Anthony Pereyra {}


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Bartok (voice)
Zozi (voice)
Baba Yaga (voice)
Ludmilla (voice)
The Skull (voice)
Piloff (voice)
Ivan (voice)
Vol (voice)
Ensemble cast
Little Girl (voice)
Little Boy (voice) (as Zachary Charles)
Head Cossack (voice)
(singing voice)
Townspeople (voice)

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Countries: USALanguages: English