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Writer:
Hal Foster (comic strip)
Contact:
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Seasons:
1 | 2
Release Date:
3 September 1991 (USA) See more »
Plot:
After his castle is taken over; Valiant, Prince of Thule, has a dream in which King Arthur calls him to Camelot... See more »
Awards:
2 wins See more »
NewsDesk:
(2 articles)
User Reviews:
One of the most overlooked series in the history of animation! See more (9 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 9 of 73)

Robby Benson ... Prince Valiant (65 episodes, 1991-1994)
Michael Horton ... Arn (65 episodes, 1991-1994)
Noelle North ... Rowanne / ... (65 episodes, 1991-1994)

Alan Oppenheimer ... Merlin (65 episodes, 1991-1994)

Efrem Zimbalist Jr. ... King Arthur (65 episodes, 1991-1994)

Samantha Eggar ... Queen Guinevere (65 episodes, 1991-1994)

James Avery ... Sir Bryant / ... (65 episodes, 1991-1994)

Tim Curry ... Sir Gawain (64 episodes, 1991-1994)

Dorian Harewood ... Sir Bryant / ... (61 episodes, 1991-1994)
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Series Writing credits
David J. Corbett (35 episodes, 1991-1994)
Brooks Wachtel (13 episodes, 1991-1994)
Frank Kerr (8 episodes, 1991-1992)
Diane Dixon (7 episodes, 1991-1992)
Garfield Reeves-Stevens (7 episodes, 1992-1993)
Judith Reeves-Stevens (7 episodes, 1992-1993)
Douglas Brooks West (4 episodes, 1992-1994)
Sam Graham (3 episodes, 1992)
Chris Hubbell (3 episodes, 1992)
Bruce Onder (3 episodes)
Jeffrey Sullivan (3 episodes)
Karen Willson (2 episodes, 1991)
Martin Pasko (2 episodes, 1992)
Marty Paskow (2 episodes, 1992)

Hal Foster (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Mary Chojnowski Corbett .... associate producer (29 episodes, 1991-1992)
David J. Corbett .... producer (28 episodes, 1991-1992)
Gwen Wetzler .... line producer (28 episodes, 1991-1992)
William E. Miller .... executive producer (27 episodes, 1991-1992)
Jeffrey Schon .... executive producer (27 episodes, 1991-1992)
Bruno-René Huchez .... supervising producer / supervising producer: France (4 episodes, 1991-1992)
Barham Rohani .... supervising producer (3 episodes, 1992)
Michel Lyman .... line producer (2 episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Steve Sexton (1 episode)
 
Series Production Management
Jean-Marc Desrosiers .... production supervisor / production supervisor: France (4 episodes, 1991-1992)
Caroline Guicheux .... production manager / production manager: France (4 episodes, 1991-1992)
Mary Katherine Moore .... production manager (4 episodes, 1991-1992)
Choi An Hee .... executive in charge: Sei Young Animation / executive in charge (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Joe Jung Jin .... executive in charge: Sei Young Animation / executive in charge (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Pierre Métais .... production manager / production manager: France (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
James Ackerman .... executive in charge of production: The Family Channel (2 episodes, 1991)
Michael Kaweski .... production supervisor: Korea (2 episodes, 1992)
G. Scott LaBarge .... production supervisor: France (2 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Art Department
Vincenzo Trippetti .... storyboard / storyboard artist (26 episodes, 1991-1992)
Gerald Forton .... storyboard cleanup / storyboard artist (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Aleta Fritz-Kozak .... storyboard cleanup (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Cesar Magsombol .... storyboard cleanup (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Llyn Hunter .... storyboard cleanup (2 episodes, 1991-1992)
 
Series Sound Department
Deb Adair .... dialogue editor / dialogue recording & editing: Screenmusic Studios (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Chris Eaton .... dialogue editor / dialogue recording & editing: Screenmusic Studios (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Jim Hodson .... post production audio (2 episodes, 1991)
Bill Koepnick .... post production audio (2 episodes, 1991)
Marc Perlman .... post production audio (2 episodes, 1991)
 
Series Animation Department
Michael Kaweski .... animation director / animation production supervisor: Korea (4 episodes, 1991-1992)
Dae-jung Kim .... animation director / animation director: Sei Young Animation (4 episodes, 1991-1992)
Michel Lyman .... animation director (4 episodes, 1991-1992)
James P. Alles .... background layout artist / background layout (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Allyn Conley .... color key artist (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Paula Lafond .... additional model designer (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
June Micu .... background color (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Marija Miletic Dail .... animation director (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Ron Myrick .... animation director (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Shayne Poindexter .... additional model designer (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Jesse Santos .... original model designer / background layout artist / ... (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Barbara Schade .... background color (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Isabelle Massenet .... color key artist (2 episodes, 1991-1992)
Philippe Mignon .... additional model designer (2 episodes, 1991-1992)
 
Series Music Department
Steve Sexton .... composer: theme music (30 episodes, 1991-1992)
Gerald O'Brien .... composer: theme music (2 episodes, 1991)
 
Series Other crew
Diane Dixon .... story editor (29 episodes, 1991-1992)
Stu Rosen .... voice director (27 episodes, 1991-1992)
Loretta Abata .... production auditor (4 episodes, 1991-1992)
Peggy Fausone .... production secretary / production assistant (4 episodes, 1991-1992)
Lisa Larrick .... production secretary / production coordinator (4 episodes, 1991-1992)
Andrew J. Leith .... production assistant / production coordinator (4 episodes, 1991-1992)
John Arnold .... educational consultant (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Suka Keppel .... production assistant (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Austin Hearst .... production executive: Hearst Entertainment Distribution (2 episodes, 1991)
 

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Runtime:
USA:30 min (26 episodes) | USA:22 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Trivia:
Arn was the name of two characters from Hal Foster's comic strip. The first was the prince of Ord, Valiant's rival for Ilene's love, who gave him the Singing Sword during the pair's attempted rescue of her and who become his friend (and, later, his firstborn's godfather) after they learned that Ilene had died. The second was Valiant's first child and namesake of the first. Arn was also Foster's original choice for the strip's protagonist's name since it would have been a common Norse name at the time of the setting he was writing in, but the members of the strip's publishing syndicate agreed that Valiant sounded better for the hero.See more »

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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
One of the most overlooked series in the history of animation!, 28 October 2009
Author: TheLittleSongbird from United Kingdom

Along with Peter Pan and the Pirates, Pirates of Dark Water and Fish Police, The Legend of Prince Valiant gets my vote as one of the most overlooked animated series ever. Why so? Being a 17 year old girl, I thought this wouldn't be my style, but how wrong I was. This series is a gem, and is a animated series that is seriously needed to get animation back on track. There is something for everyone, boys will love the action, girls will love Rowanne and adults will be able to guess who voices which character, admire the detailed artwork, the beautiful theme tune and the messages it tries to convey.

The animation is simply wonderful, as well as colourful and vibrant it is also very detailed, especially the crisp backgrounds. The title song is stunning, not only does it have a gorgeous melody, but also I think a powerful message in a spiritual sense. And the incidental music is truly beautiful. I loved the characters, Prince Valiant and Arn aren't portrayed as selfish but instead courageous, and Rowanne is a beautiful engaging character. And who better to voice these characters other than Robby Benson, Michael Horton and Noelle North. All three of these talented actors brought appeal and earnestness into characters that could easily have been nothing special.

The other members of the voice cast also do brilliantly, particularly Efrem Zimbalist Jnr, Alan Oppenheimer, Jeff Bennett, Samantha Eggar and Tim Curry. And their characters were just as fully fleshed as the three title characters. I especially liked the fact that Merlin is very wise here, and often seen as the voice of reason. When I think of King Arthur, I have always thought Merlin as wise, clever, well looked up to and well-meaning, and that was exactly how he was portrayed here. The story lines are also outstanding, bringing sophistication, humour, depth and even poignancy to the series, and the writing is first-rate. This is definitely one of the in-depth animated series I have had the privilege of watching. The amount of depth involved was one of the main reasons why I love Peter Pan and the Pirates so much.

All in all, a very deep, in-depth and detailed animated television series. This is an amazing series, that deserves to be watched again, even if it's just on YouTube. Not only does it entertain, but it also teaches without preaching. My younger brother, who's 14 absolutely loves this, and so do I. I thought it wouldn't be my thing, and you know what I am so glad I gave it a chance, because it is really as amazing as people say it is. 10/10 Bethany Cox

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