The Lion King: Simba Roars!
With the dramatic success of "The Little Mermaid" (1989) and "Beauty and the Beast" (1991), Disney was on a roll. The Disney Renaissance was in full swing. What to do next? "The Lion King" (1994), one of the last films made using only traditional animation techniques, was Disney boss Jeffrey Katzenberg's brilliant answer.
|Let me show you my kingdom|
|Mufasa and Simba, happy together in "The Lion King"|
|Stampede! The hyena stampede is a scary moment in "The Lion King"|
|Scar talking to impressionable young Simba early in "The Lion King"|
|Heroic shot of characters in "The Lion King"|
|"The Lion King" was a smash Broadway success that ran for years and years|
|He knows what he must do|
|Crossing a bridge in "The Lion King"|
|Our cast of characters in "The Lion King"|
Below are the original trailers for the 1994 animated feature film and the 2019 live-action feature film: