animated movie So Dear To My Heart © Disney
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So Dear To My Heart

A young boy tries to turn his rambunctious black lamb into a prize-winner.

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Obviously inspired by the success of Song of the South and every bit as handsome and delightful as Mary Poppins, So Dear To My Heart is endearing and thoroughly charming...
Created by: Disney
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA
Featuring the voices of:
John Beal ... Narrator
Ken Carson ... Wise Old Owl
Bob Stanton ... Cartoon Voice
Featuring live-action actors:
Burl Ives ... Uncle Douglas
Beulah Bondi ... Grandma
Bobby Driscoll ... Jeremiah
Luana Patten ... Tildy
Harry Carey ... Judge at County Fair
Raymond Bond ... Pete Grundy
Walter Soderling ... Grampa Meeker
Matt Willis ... Burns
Spelman B. Collins ... Judge
Based on: The book "Midnight and Jeremiah" by Sterling North.

Was intended to be Disney's first fully live-action film, the animated segment where added to the film on the request of RKO - Disney's distributor at the time - who thought that people would expect a Disney film to have animation in it. Walt relented and added the requested animation.

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