Disney’s Fun and Fancy Free was released in 1947 and it was not a typical animated movie. This classic animated Disney movie is a compilation of two stories, Bongo and Mickey and the Beanstalk. If you are thinking of introducing you child to the movie, these family resources for Disney’s Fun and Fancy Free can help you out.
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Family Resources for Disney’s Fun and Fancy Free
If you are introducing your child to the movie for the first time or planning a family movie night, these resources will help you out.
General Movie Info
- Year Released: 1947
- Running Time: 73 minutes
- Rating: G
- Music: The soundtrack is not currently available for purchase
How to Watch Disney’s Fun and Fancy Free
Disney’s Fun and Fancy Free is currently still available for purchase in DVD format, as well as on Google Play, Prime Video, iTunes, YouTube paid movies, and Vudu.
The classic is currently included as part of Disney+.
What Parents Need to Know
If it has been a while since you watched Fun and Fancy Free, there are only a few minor things that may bother sensitive children. For example:
- A bear is in danger while being chased
- The giant does tries to do things to Mickey, Goofy, and Donald, such as eat them in a sandwich and lock them in a box
Books to Go Along with Disney’s Fun and Fancy Free
There are only a very few books available to go along with the movie and those can be hard to find.
Mickey and the Beanstalk (A Little Golden Book) by Dina Anastasio
Walt Disney’s Bongo (A Little Golden Book) by Campbell Grant
The Making of Disney’s Fun and Fancy Free by J.B. Kaufman
More Resources to Go Along with Disney’s Fun and Fancy Free
You would think that Disney’s Fun and Fancy Free would lend itself to lots of fun recipes, crafts, and more. Unfortunately, there aren’t any that I could find. You could, however, tie the movie into the Jack and the Beanstalk story.
Jack and the Beanstalk Spiral Paper Plate Craft from From ABCs to ACTs
Jack and the Beanstalk Printable Pattern Pieces from From ABCs to ACTs
Jack and the Beanstalk Printable Pack (Ages 2-8) from 3 Dinosaurs
Where Can I Find Fun and Fancy Free in the Parks?
Because the movie features Mickey and some of the gang, those characters are well-represented in the parks. Other than that, there isn’t much.
Sir Mickey’s (Magic Kingdom)
Sir Mickey’s gift shop in the Magic Kingdom is located in the heart of Fantasyland, right behind Cinderella Castle. If you look closely, you can see Willie the Giant peeking out.
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