A band of dwarfs dance while they work and play in the forest.

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A band of dwarfs dance while they work and play in the forest.

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19 December 1929 (USA)  »

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Jolly Fellows Waltz
Written by Robert Vollstedt
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Not a bad cartoon, but rather dull
25 May 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

As I have said many times before, it is not as if I don't like Disney. I am a great fan, and I love most of the Disney cartoons, especially Babes in the Woods, Skeleton Dance, The Tortoise and the Hare, The Goddess of Spring, Father Noah's Ark, The Old Mill, The Whale Who Wanted to Sing at the Met, Symphony Hour, The Band Concert and especially Flowers and Trees. The Merry Dwarfs just didn't do much for me. Granted it is not the worst Disney cartoon, that's El Terrible Toreador, but apart from some good animation, some nicely choreographed dancing some great music and a few good moments with one of the dwarfs impersonating a female, the blacksmith putting shoes on a grasshopper and an experimental-style ending it is a rather dull cartoon. Sadly what makes The Merry Dwarfs dull from my perspective was a story that never comes to life even in its storybook-like form, characters that are cute but rather bland and while well choreographed the dancing just goes on and on and on making The Merry Dwarfs rather tedious. Overall, not a bad cartoon but I can't really recommend it other than for historical value. 5/10 Bethany Cox


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