Twilight Sparkle's Retro Media Library


Once upon a time, in a kingdom far away, a beautiful princess was born ... a princess destined by a terrible curse to prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel and become Sleeping Beauty. Masterful Disney animation and Tchaikovsky's celebrated musical score enrich the romantic, humorous and suspenseful story of the lovely Princess Aurora, the tree magical fairies Flora, Fauna and Merryweather, and the valiant Prince Phillip, who vows to save his beloved princess. Phillips bravery and devotion are challenged when he must confront the overwhelming forces of evil conjured up by the wicked and terrifying Maleficent. Embark on a spectacular adventure of unprecedented scale and excitement in this thrilling, timeless Disney Classic!


Mary Costa as Aurora

Bill Shirley as Prince Phillip

Eleanor Audley as Maleficent

Verna Felton as Flora and the Queen

Barbara Jo Allen as Fauna

Barbara Luddy as Merryweather

Taylor Holmes as Stefan

Bill Thompson as Hubert

Hans Conried as Duke

Bob Amsberry, Candy Candido, and Pinto Colvig as the Goons

Dallas McKennon as Diablo and the Owl

Marvin Miller as Narrator

In Other Languages

Production timeline

Release timeline

Format Country of origin Date
Original theatrical USA January 29, 1959
Re-release USA June 10, 1970
Re-release #2 USA September 28, 1979
Re-release #3 USA March 7, 1986
VHS USA October 14, 1986
Re-release #4 USA September 10, 1995
VHS re-release USA September 16, 1997
DVD USA September 9, 2003
Blu-ray USA October 7, 2008
Blu-ray Disc re-release USA October 7, 2014





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