The Great Mouse Detective

The Adventures Of The Great Mouse DetectiveGreatMouseDetective aka
Basil, The Great Mouse Detective


Official Release Date: July 2, 1986
Copyright: The Walt Disney Company © 1986
Distributed by: Buena Vista Distribution Co., Inc.
Produced in Association with: Silver Screen Partners II
MPAA Rating
: G (General Audiences ~ All Ages Admitted)
Length: 73 Minutes

Disney released this film in North America in 1986 as The Great Mouse Detective. Overseas, it was titled Basil, The Great Mouse Detective. When it was released in 1992, it was re-titled The Adventures Of The Great Mouse Detective. All subsequent home video releases have had the ‘The Adventures of…‘ title card, but the original title on the case, until the latest 2012 DVD/Blu-Ray release.

Cast and Characters
  Cast Character/Performance Notes
Wayne Allwine Thug Guard
Tony Anselmo Thug Guard
Val Bettin Dr. David Q. Dawson
Val Bettin Thug Guard
Eve Brenner Queen Moustoria credited as 'The Mouse Queen'
Candy Candido Fidget
Diana Chesney Mrs. Judson
Walker Edmiston Citizen
Walker Edmiston Thug Guard
Ellen FitzHugh Bar Maid
Barrie Ingham Bartholomew
Barrie Ingham Basil
Laurie Main Dr. John H. Watson
Melissa Manchester Dancing Girl Mouse credited as ''Let Me Be Good To You' performed by'
Susanne Pollatschek Olivia Flaversham
Vincent Price Professor Ratigan
Basil Rathbone Sherlock Holmes
Shani Wallis Lady Mouse
Alan Young Hiram Flaversham
Juggling Octopus

Music by Henry Mancini

 Song Composer/ Lyricist Performers Notes
Goodbye, So Soon Music by Henry Mancini, Lyrics by Larry Grossman and Ellen FitzHugh
Let Me Be Good To You Melissa Manchester Melissa Manchester
The World’s Greatest Criminal Mind Music by Henry Mancini, Lyrics by Larry Grossman and Ellen FitzHugh


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