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Egyptian Melodies (1931)

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A spider sneaks into the Sphinx and has several spooky encounters.

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A spider descends into the sphinx; we follow behind it in a fairly impressive tracking shot. It reaches the central chamber and the mummies come to life and dance, as do the soldiers and royalty drawn on the wall. This includes a spirited chariot race. All the activity ultimately scares the spider, and it runs out. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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21 August 1931 (USA)  »

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Melodias Egipcias  »

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Copyright date: 27-8-1931. See more »

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Referenced in The Mad Doctor (1933) See more »

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Ballet égyptien
Composed by Alexandre Luigini
(1875)
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Walt Disney's Egyptian Melodies is one of his very energetic Silly Symphonies
30 June 2010 | by (Baton Rouge, La.) – See all my reviews

Just watched this Walt Disney Silly Symphony on YouTube. In this one, a spider goes inside the Spynx as the camera dollys with him through the corridors. Once at the heart of the place, the little arachnid sees mummys come out of their homes and start dancing. And then the hieroglyphics come to life and do the same...There's really nothing else that goes on there other then what I described though I don't want to reveal what happens to the end. You'll just have to see for yourself. It's certainly fascinating to see the early works of the Disney animators during the initial talking picture era before they would become even more accomplished when they would all do features several years later. So on that note, Egyptian Melodies comes highly recommended.


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