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Father Noah's Ark (1933)

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Noah, his family (wife, 3 sons, their wives), and various animals all help build the ark. The rains come, and the skunks barely miss the boat (not that anyone was particularly looking for ... See full summary »

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Noah, his family (wife, 3 sons, their wives), and various animals all help build the ark. The rains come, and the skunks barely miss the boat (not that anyone was particularly looking for them), but they manage to swim to it. After the rain and many lamentations by the humans, the sun returns, to the great joy of all. The ground appears, and the animals (and many new babies) disembark. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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8 April 1933 (USA)  »

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El arca del padre Noé  »

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A colourful adventurous Disney cartoon that brings back so many memories
12 August 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I don't have this on a special edition DVD (there weren't any DVDs when I was little) it was screened on our televisions on an old "Dumbo" video and I get so moved at how old-fashioned, how old school but how lovable this little old cartoon really is. However now that I am older and wiser, I noticed some torture towards the animals during the construction of the ark so if you are a person who becomes easily distressed or offended by those scenes in this short then keep out of its way. For those of you who aren't usually affected by violence towards animals, I think it's safe for me to say that the opening construction-of-the-ark scene was great fun! The ark was built here in this Disney short through very vivid creativity, it's quite obvious that those who collaborated in the making of this classic put truckloads of imagination into it. Overall, this is a colourful and happy-go-lucky masterpiece with joyful songs and that now-ancient, flickery but just beautiful style of Disney animation! It's unmissable!


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