The Little Mermaid

By Michaela

Released in 1989 and produced by Walt Disney, The Little Mermaid tells the story of a beautiful mermaid princess who dreams of becoming human.

Characters

  • Ariel: Princess Mermaid, voiced by Jodi Benson, 16 years old.
  • Eric: Human Prince, voiced by Christopher Daniel Barnes, 18 years old.
  • Sebastian: Red Jamaican Crab, voiced by Samuel E. Wright.
  • Flounder: Juvenile Atlantic Blue Tang, voiced by Jason Marin.
  • Ursula: Sea Witch/ Sorceress, voiced by Pat Carroll.
  • King Triton: Sea King/ Merman, voiced by Jim Cummings.
  • Scuttle: Seagull, voiced by Buddy Hackett.
  • Flotsam and Jetsam: Green Moray Eels, voiced by Paddi Edwards.
  • Grimsby: Prince Eric's Manservant, voiced by Ben Wright.
  • Max: Old English Sheepdog, voiced by Frank Welker.
  • Chef Louis: Prince Eric's Chef, voiced by Rene Auberjonois.
  • Carlotta: Housekeeper, voiced by Edie McClurg.
  • Aquata, Andrina, Arista, Attina, Adella, and Alana: Ariel's Sisters, voiced by Caroline Vasicek and Kimmy Robertson.

Music

  • "Fathoms Below": Sailors
  • "Daughters of Triton": Triton's Daughters
  • "Part of Your World": Ariel
  • "Under the Sea": Sebastian and Sea Creatures
  • "Poor Unfortunate Souls": Ursula
  • "Les Poissons": Chef Louis
  • "Kiss the Girl": Sebastian and Chorus

Origination

A writer names Hans Christian Andersen wrote a story called "The Little Sea-Maid" and that's where Walt Disney got the idea for "The Little Mermaid".