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Director:
Writers:
Bill Peet (story) &
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Release Date:
8 February 1952 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
A delivery stork mistakenly delivers Lambert, a lion cub, to a flock of sheep. The mother won't let the stork take him back... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. See more »
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Cast

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Sterling Holloway ... Narrator / Mr. Stork (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

June Foray ... Mrs. Sheep / Lambert (purring and meowing) / Lambs / Sheep (uncredited)
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Directed by
Jack Hannah 
 
Writing credits
Bill Peet (story) &
Ralph Wright (story) &
Milt Banta (story)

Produced by
Walt Disney .... producer
 
Original Music by
Joseph Dubin  (as Joseph S. Dubin)
 
Visual Effects by
Dan MacManus .... effects animator
 
Animation Department
Yale Gracey .... layout artist
Ray Huffine .... background artist
Eric Larson .... animator
John Lounsbery .... animator
Don Lusk .... animator
Judge Whitaker .... animator
 
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Runtime:
8 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)
Certification:
Australia:G | UK:U | USA:Approved (PCA #13581)

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GOOFY HOLLER: When Lambert head butts the wolf off a cliff near the end of the cartoon.See more »
Quotes:
Narrator:[after Lambert defeats the wolf] Lambert's mother is so proud, and the sheep have changed their tune.See more »
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5 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
A sparkling underrated jewel!, 24 June 2009
Author: TheLittleSongbird from United Kingdom

I loved this when I was a kid, and as you have already guessed, I adore Disney and all the Silly Symphonies and shorts they did. Lambert the Sheepish Lion is narrated excellently by Sterling Holloway who also narrated the 1946 classic Peter and the Wolf. The short features an amusing title song, has beautiful animation and tells an Ugly Duckling-like story of a lion who can't fit in with his sheep family, as they tease him for being different. The short also has a wolf, who is very similarly designed to the wolf in Peter and the Wolf, and while not as terrifying, has a roar that made my hair stand up. Thank goodness Lambert saves the day and finally gets accepted. Overall, a wonderful jewel, that deserves a 10/10. Bethany Cox.

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