Pocahontas

Pocahontas

Premiere Release Date: June 15, 1995
Official Release Date: June 23, 1995
Distributed by:  Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, Inc.
Copyright
: The Walt Disney Company © 1995
MPAA Rating: G (General Audiences ~ All Ages Admitted)
Length: 81 Minutes

Pocahontas10th

10th Anniversary Direct-to-DVD Release Date: May 3, 2005
10th Anniversary Copyright: The Walt Disney Company © 1995
10th Anniversary Distributed by: Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, Inc.
10th Anniversary MPAA Rating: G (General Audiences ~ All Ages Admitted)
10th Anniversary Length: 84 Minutes

For the 10th anniversary of Pocahontas, Disney’s home video release inserted the song ‘If I Never Knew You’ which was recorded by Mel Gibson and Judy Kuhn for the original film, but subsequently cut. It has not had a consistent place in releases after that time.

Cast and Characters
  Cast Character/Performance Notes
Gerard Alessandrini chorus
Joe Baker Lon
Christian Bale Thomas
Joan Barber chorus
Scott Barnes chorus
Glen Beaudin, Jr. video reference cast
Irene Bedard Pocahontas speaking
Natalie Venetia Belcon video reference cast
Richard A. 'Bear Coat' Bercot Algonquin singer/speaker
Stephen Snow Owl Bunch Algonquin singer/speaker
Liz Callaway chorus
Billy Connolly Ben
Charmaine Craig video reference cast
Jim Cummings Kekata singing
Jim Cummings Chief Powhatan singing
Marc Brandon Daniel video reference cast
Albert DeRuiter chorus
Jonathan Dokuchitz chorus
Robert Duncan video reference cast
George Dvorsky chorus
James Apaumut Fall Kocoum
James Apaumut Fall chorus
Bruce Fifer chorus
Merwin Foard chorus
Ginny Ah’Chantooni Frazier Algonquin singer/speaker
Larry French chorus
David Friedman chorus
Mel Gibson John Smith
Lesa Wakwashbosha Green Algonquin singer/speaker
Chris Groerendaal chorus
Larry Hansen chorus
Randy Hansen chorus
Ray Harrell chorus
Butch Hartman video reference cast
Rebecca (Dasse Manitsa) Hawkins Algonquin singer/speaker
Joan Henry chorus
Linda Hunt Grandmother Willow
John Kassir Meeko
Alix Korey chorus
Judy Kuhn Pocahontas singing
Rob Lorey chorus
Duncan Marjoribanks video reference cast
Danny Mann Percy
Bill McKinley chorus
Russell Means Chief Powhatan speaking
Bruce Moore chorus
Bobbi Page chorus
Bobbi Page 'Listen With Your Heart I'
Bobbi Page 'Listen With Your Heart II'
Bobbi Page 'Listen With Your Heart III'
Wilbur Pauley chorus
Caroline Peyton chorus
Gayle Melassa Pope Algonquin singer/speaker
Richard Warren Pugh chorus
Patrick Quinn chorus
Elizabeth Rainey video reference cast
Daniel Riordan video reference cast
Tom Allen Robbins video reference cast
Peter Samuel chorus
Jon Secada 'If I Never Knew You (Love Theme From Pocahontas)'
Shanice 'If I Never Knew You (Love Theme From Pocahontas)'
Shawnee Nation United Remnant Band Algonquin singers/speakers
Gordon Stanley chorus
David Ogden Stiers Governor Ratcliffe
David Ogden Stiers Wiggins
Michelle St. John Nakoma
Annie Sutton chorus
Gordon Tootoosis Kekata speaking
Mark Waldrup chorus
Molly Wasserman chorus
Frank Welker Flit
Lee Wilkoff chorus
Vanessa Williams 'Colors Of The Wind (End Title)'
Roy

Music
Songs: Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Original Score by Alan Menken
Score conducted by Danny Troob
Songs conducted by David Friedman
Traditional Native American Music & Songs including the Death Song by Hawk Pope

Songs
 Song Composer/ Lyricist Performers Notes
Colors Of The Wind Judy Kuhn as Pocahontas
Colors Of The Wind (End Title) Vanessa Williams
Death Song Hawk Pope
If I Never Knew You Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz Mel Gibson as John Smith & Judy Kuhn as Pocahontas 10th Anniversary Edition only
If I Never Knew You (Love Theme From Pocahontas) Jon Secada & Shanice
Just Around The River Bend Judy Kuhn as Pocahontas
Listen With Your Heart I Linda Hunt as Grandmother Willow & Bobbi Page
Listen With Your Heart II Linda Hunt as Grandmother Willow & Bobbi Page
Listen With Your Heart III Linda Hunt as Grandmother Willow & Bobbi Page
Mine, Mine, Mine Mel Gibson as John Smith; David Ogden Stiers as Governor Racliffe and Wiggins, & Chorus
Savages (Part 1) Jim Cummings as Chief Powhatan and Kekata, David Ogden Stiers as Governor Radcliffe, & Chorus
Savages (Part 2) Jim Cummings as Chief Powhatan, Judy Kuhn as Pocahontas, David Odgen Stiers as Governor Radcliffe, & Chorus
Steady As The Beating Drum (Main Title) Chorus
Steady As The Beating Drum (Reprise) Jim Cummings as Chief Powhatan
The Virginia Company Chorus
The Virginia Company (Reprise) Mel Gibson as John Smith & Chorus
chorusGerard Alessandrini, Joan Barber, Scott Barnes, Liz Callaway, Al DeRuiter, Jonathan Dokuchitz, George Dvorsky, James Apaumut Fall, Bruce Fifer, Merwin Foard, Larry French, David Friedman, Chris Groerendaal, Larry Hansen, Randy Hansen, Ray Harrell, Joan Henry, Alix Korey, Rob Lorey, Bill McKinley, Bruce Moore, Bobbi Page, Wilbur Pauley, Caroline Peyton, Richard Warren Pugh, Patrick Quinn, Peter Samuel, Gordon Stanley, Annie Sutton, Mark Waldrup, Molly Wasserman, Lee Wilkoff
Shawnee Nation United Remnant Band Algonquin SingersRichard A. 'Bear Coat' Bercot, Stephen Snow Owl Bunch, Ginny Ah’Chantooni Frazier, Lesa Wakwashbosha Green, Rebecca (Dasse Manitsa) Hawkins, Gayle Melassa Pope

Awards
Award Year Winner/ Nominee Category Recipient Notes
Academy Awards 1995 (68th) Winner Music (Original Musical or Comedy Score) Music by Alan Menken; Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz; Orchestral Score by Alan Menken
Academy Awards 1995 (68th) Winner Music (Song) Music by Alan Menken; Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz 'Colors of the Wind'
Annie Awards 1995 (23rd) Winner Best Animated Feature Walt Disney Feature Animation
Annie Awards 1995 (23rd) Winner Best Individual Achievement for Production Design in the Field of Animation Michael Giaimo, Art Director
Annie Awards 1995 (23rd) Nominee Best Individual Achievement for Production Design in the Field of Animation Rasoul Azadini, Layout Artistic Supervisor
Annie Awards 1995 (23rd) Winner Best Individual Achievement for Music in the Field of Animation Alan Menken, composer & Stephen Schwartz, lyricist
Annie Awards 1995 (23rd) Winner Best Individual Achievement for Animation Nik Ranieri, supervising animator Meeko
Annie Awards 1995 (23rd) Nominee Best Individual Achievement for Animation Chris Buck, supervising animator Grandmother Willow
Annie Awards 1995 (23rd) Nominee Best Individual Achievement for Animation David Pruiksma, supervising animator Flit
Grammy Awards 1995 (38th) Winner Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television Alan Menken & Stephen Schwartz, songwriters 'Colors of the Wind' (from Pocahontas)

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