After a beautiful princess, Aurora, is born in to royalty everyone gathers to exchange gifts. Everything is perfectly fine until an unwanted guest appears, Maleficent. Maleficent casts a spell on the young princess and announces that she will die by pricking her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel on the evening of her 16th birthday. Fortunately, one of the good fairies, Merryweather, changes the spell so Aurora will fall asleep, and that the only way to wake her up were the tears from her true love. Finally the day comes. Will she be left to sleep forever?.
Erdman Penner (story adaptation), Charles Perrault (story "Sleeping Beauty"), Joe Rinaldi (additional story), Winston Hibler (additional story), Bill Peet (additional story), Ted Sears (additional story), Ralph Wright (additional story), Milt Banta (additional story)