Trivia: Pete's Dragon
- Fake American: Helen Reddy, an Australian, plays Nora.
- Genre-Killer: Of Disney's live-action musicals. It would take thirty years for the genre to make a successful comeback with High School Musical. note
- Hey, It's That Guy!: Mickey Rooney as Lampie; Jim Backus as the mayor.
- Retroactive Recognition: The last film Don Bluth did in his tenure at Disney. Elliott's movements and facial expressions are very obviously of Bluth design.