A Disney film involving a mystery in London was released on this day in history.
The Great Mouse Detective was released in theaters on July 2nd, 1986. The animated film was written and directed by a variety of cast and crew and featured the voice talents of Vincent Price, Alan Young, Barrie Ingram, and Val Bettin.
Set in Victorian-era England, the movie centers around Basil, a mystery-solving rodent. He investigates the kidnapping of a toymaker that could lead him to a crime against the country’s royalty itself.
The 26th animated feature film in the Disney classics line, The Great Mouse Detective was a success in theaters, making over $38 million upon release.