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The Black Cauldron Storyboard Drawing: The Horned King

By: Walt Disney Studio Art



The Horned King 

MEDIUM: Original Storyboard Drawing (Graphite on Paper)
PRODUCTION: The Black Cauldron, 1985
IMAGE SIZE:  11" x 5"
ARTIST: David Jonas 
FRAMING: Framing included in Pricing

ABOUT THE MEDIUM: Original Storyboard Drawings show what’s moving in each shot, and in which direction, so that the production team is crystal clear on the desired end result – which is exactly what a professional storyboard should do.  This piece includes a close up of the Horned King's rotting face! Having a Storyboard from one of your favorite movies is a great collector's piece! Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity!

ABOUT THE CHARACTER: The Horned King is the main antagonist of Disney's 1985 movie The Black Cauldron. His main goal was to find the Black Cauldron and use its power to unleash an army of immortal warriors called the Cauldron Born. The Horned King has a vast army under him, which includes the troll-like Creeper, the hunters of Annuvin, the draconic Gwythaints, and, obviously, the Cauldron Born. The Horned King is known as one of Disney's most frightening villians. 

ABOUT THE PRODUCTION: The Black Cauldron is an American animated feature dark fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Productions and originally released to theaters on July 24, 1985. The twenty-fifth animated feature in the Disney Animated Canon and Disney's first PG-rated animated film, the film is based on the first two books in Lloyd Alexander's The Chronicles of Prydain five-volume book series, which is, in turn, based on Welsh mythology. 

Set in the mythical land of Prydain during the Early Middle Ages, the film centers on the evil Horned King who hopes to secure an ancient magical object known as The Black Cauldron that will aid him in his desire to conquer the world. He is opposed by a young pig keeper named Taran, the young princess Eilonwy, the bard Fflewddur Fflam, and a wild creature named Gurgi who seek to destroy the Cauldron, to prevent the Horned King from ruling the world.