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Fantasia (1940)
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A collection of animated interpretations of great works of Western classical music. (125 mins.)
“ The Sorcerer'š Apprentice - a masterpiece. ” - richardmears
 
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The Old Mill (1937 Short Film)
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We see the various birds, mice, and bats that have moved into an old windmill, followed by the frogs... (9 mins.)
“ A beautiful rendering of early animation. ” - richardmears
 
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High Note (1960 Short Film)
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The sheet music for Johann Strauss' "The Blue Danube" is constructed by moving musical symbols. A baton-toting... (6 mins.)
Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc
“ Constructionn of the Blue Danube with one note missing in action. ” - richardmears
 
4.
Rhapsody in Rivets (1941 Short Film)
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A construction foreman conducts his workers like a symphony orchestra as they build a skyscraper, musically. (7 mins.)
Director: I. Freleng
“ Construction animation. ” - richardmears
 
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The Cat Concerto (1947 Short Film)
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Jerry is determined to disrupt Tom's concert while Tom fights him with the piano without missing a single note. (8 mins.)
“ Piano playing cat vs. mouse adventure. ” - richardmears
 
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One Froggy Evening (1955 Short Film)
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A man futilely struggles to make his fortune with a frog that sings and dances, but only when it is alone with the owner. (7 mins.)
“ Adventures of a singing frog. ” - richardmears
 
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Rabbit of Seville (1950 Short Film)
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Bugs and Elmer supply new lyrics to Rossini's opera. (7 mins.)
“ Clean shave. ” - richardmears
 
8.
Duck Amuck (1953 Short Film)
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The short-tempered Daffy Duck must improvise madly as the backgrounds, his costumes, the soundtrack, even his physical form, shifts and changes at the whim of the animator. (7 mins.)
Stars: Mel Blanc
“ The artist messes with the scenery. ” - richardmears
 
9.
Fantasia 2000 (1999)
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An update of the original film with new interpretations of great works of classical music. (75 mins.)
“ Rhapsody in Blue - a masterpiece. ” - richardmears
 
10.
The Critic (1994 TV Series)
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Jay Sherman is a New York film critic who has to review films he doesn't like for a living. (522 mins.)
“ Pilot - featuring Valerie Fox. ” - richardmears
 
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The Hobbit (1977 TV Movie)
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A homebody hobbit in Middle Earth gets talked into joining a quest with a group of dwarves to recover their treasure from a dragon. (77 mins.)
“ Gollum'š Riddle. ” - richardmears