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Each week, Thn takes a look back at one of the Walt Disney Animated Classics. The ones that the Walt Disney Company showed in cinemas, the ones they’re most proud of, the ones that still cost a bloody fortune no matter how old they are. The really good ones get through more re-editions than a Spielberg movie, and that’s saying something. This week we say goodbye to the package movies with Two Fabulous Characters, Ichabod And Mister Toad.

Directed by Jack Kinney,Clyde Geronimi and James Algar

1949/ 68 Minutes

The last of Disney’s “package films”, Ichabod And Mister Toad basically uses up the last little odds and ends Disney had lying around during the World War Two.

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