The Reluctant Dragon

Last Updated on: February 20th, 2023

Here is everything you need to know about the amazing movie The Reluctant Dragon including casting, reviews, fun facts and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!

The Reluctant Dragon Description

The Reluctant Dragon (1941 Movie)While on his way to present a movie idea to Walt Disney, our tour guide discovers how a cartoon is created through art, sound, and color. Along the way, he meets Donald, Pluto, Goofy, and other Disney favorites. He also witnesses the birth of “Baby Weems,” a brilliantly funny animated work-in-progress, and invites us to enjoy an animated short he originally pitched to Walt, titled “The Reluctant Dragon.”

The Reluctant Dragon Crew:
  • Directors: Alfred Werker, Hamilton Luske, Jack Cutting, Ub Iwerks, Jack Kinney
  • Producer: Walt Disney
  • Writers: Ted Sears, Al Perkins, Larry Clemmons, Bill Cottrell, Harry Clork, Robert Benchley , Kenneth Grahame, Erdman Penner, T. Hee, Baby Weems segment:, Joe Grant, Dick Huemer, John Miller
  • Music: Frank Churchill and Larry Morey

The Reluctant Dragon Details

  • Movie Studio:
  • Year Released: 1941
  • Type of Movie: Animated
  • Box Office: 600,000
  • IMDB Link

The Reluctant Dragon Trailer:

Related Song(s):

About the Author

Craig Smith
I am founder and editor of My passion for all things Disney goes pretty far back to my first trip to Walt Disney World in the mid-80's. I have since returned to the magical place more than 20 times. I started this site when I came to the realization that I spent a significant portion of my day reading articles about Disney and watching Disney content with my 8-year old, so it made sense that I would start sharing some of what I read and see and building a little community around it. Other interests include 80's nostalgia, vintage toys, video games, LEGO, Star Wars and tech gadgets. Other sites include DMR and