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Bartok the Magnificent (1999)

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The lovable bat Bartok goes on his own adventure and meets a pink snake, a dapper bear, a prince, and a evil witch trying to rule all of Russia




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Credited cast:
Bartok (voice)
Zozi (voice)
Baba Yaga (voice)
Ludmilla (voice)
The Skull (voice)
Piloff (voice)
Ivan (voice)
Vol (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kelly Marie Berger ...
Little Girl (voice)
Ted Brunetti ...
Little Boy (voice) (as Zachary Charles)
Danny Mann ...
Head Cossack (voice)
John Schiappa ...
(singing voice)
Townspeople (voice)
Osle (voice)


Russia is being terrorized by an evil witch known as Baba Yaga; the only one who is not afraid of her is Bartok the Magnificent. Bartok, an albino bat, has just arrived in Moscow and is impressing everyone with his performances, including Prince Ivan Romanov. However, one person is not impressed; Ludmilla finds Bartok annoying and naive. After Bartok's show, a violent bear suddenly attacks. Bartok must save everyone by stunning the bear with dust and then knocks him over and traps him in a wagon. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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The lovable hero from Anastasia is back!


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Release Date:

16 November 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bartok le magnifique  »

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Did You Know?


Andrea Martin, Hank Azaria, and Kelsey Grammer are the only actors to be in both this film and Anastasia (1997). Of these Azaria is the only one to reprise his original role as both Martin and Grammer play different characters than they did in Anastasia (1997). See more »


The key on Ludmilla's arm disappears. See more »


Bartok: Bartok, the magnificent, the specifically terrifically magnificent! A mammal so inflammable he saved the day, thanks to B-A-R-T-O-K!
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Referenced in Animation Lookback: Don Bluth Part 5 (2012) See more »

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10 August 2002 | by (US) – See all my reviews

the skull dude (played by tim curry) is really cool.... the songs r awesome! and who says cartoons can't be good??? The witch is awesome.. first off~ zozie is an AWESOME name... second bartok has the COOLEST accent EVER!! (all of the characters do... ) but i gotta say.... the best character is piloff.... she's.... 'a.... thing... after my own heart' *sigh* ok, well... see it. And there's my review.

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