Bartok the Magnificent
Bartok the Magnificent, directed by Don Bluth and Gary Goldman, is a 1999 direct-to-video spin-off and prequel to the 1997 film Anastasia, which features Hank Azaria as the voice of Bartok, Kelsey Grammer as the voice of Zozi, and Jennifer Tilly as Piloff. It is a "family adventure... animated comedy" film, according to Fort Oglethorpe Press.
- Directed by Don Bluth and Gary Goldman. Produced by Don Bluth, Gary Goldman and Hank Azaria. Written by Jay Lacopo.
- Bartok: ♪ Bartok, the magnificent, ♪
- ♪ the specifically terrifically magnificent! ♪
- ♪ A mammal so inflammable he saved the day, thanks to B-A-R-T-O-K! ♪
- Head Cossack: Are you Bartok the Magnificent?
- Bartok: Uh, no. No, I'm not. I never have been. Although I hear he's quite gifted. A real talent.
- Head Cossack: Silence!
- Bartok: Alright, I'll just be quiet then. That's no problem for me to be quiet. I'll just shush it up.
- Head Cossack: What is that?
- Bartok: [flies up to the flag and hides the letter "A" with red paint] It's Bertok. Bertok the Magnificent. Uh, it's really quite different. I take my show in a whole nother direction.
- Head Cossack: You are coming with us.
- Bartok: Oh no, fellas, I really have a thing-- [The cossacks point at Bartok with their swords] Okay then, that'll be fun.
- Hank Azaria as Bartok
- Kelsey Grammer as Zozi
- Catherine O'Hara as Ludmilla
- Frank Welker as Dragon Ludmilla (uncredited)
- Andrea Martin as Baba Yaga
- Tim Curry as The Skull, the entrance/guard to Baba Yaga's hut.
- Jennifer Tilly as Piloff, Baba Yaga's pet
- French Stewart as Oble
- Phillip Van Dyke as Prince Ivan Romanov
- Diedrich Bader as Vol, Ivan's friend and the Captain of the Guard.
- Glenn Shadix as Townspeople
- Danny Mann as Head Cossack
A young Grigori Rasputin makes a silent appearance among the crowd at the Romanov castle.