The Reluctant Dragon (1941)

Date
Jun | Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun: 3pm
Cost
$5 members or with general admission | $10 adults | $8 student and youth
Location
Theater

Join American humorist and writer Robert Benchley as he tries to peddle a story idea to Walt Disney himself. Get lost with Benchley at the Studios and learn about how The Walt Disney Company of 1941 created films that entertain audiences of all ages.

Run time: 74 minutes

Ticket On-Sale Date and Time

Tickets will be on sale to the public beginning Thursday, February 15 at noon online.

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