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Old King Cole (1933)

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Old King Cole throws party and invites all of the Mother Goose characters. He warns them that they must leave at midnight. Another collection of characters puts on a stage show. The Ten ... See full summary »

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Old King Cole throws party and invites all of the Mother Goose characters. He warns them that they must leave at midnight. Another collection of characters puts on a stage show. The Ten Little Indian Boys get everyone dancing along. The Hickory Dickory Dock mice announce midnight, and everyone leaves, back into their books. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Disney Meets Mother Goose
19 August 2000 | by (Forest Ranch, CA) – See all my reviews

A Walt Disney SILLY SYMPHONY Cartoon Short.

An invitation is sent by OLD KING COLE to a party at his royal castle. The storybooks open and soon the denizens from many a Nursery Rhyme & Fairy Tale are hurrying to attend. The Three Little Kittens, Humpty Dumpty, & Goosey Gander are among those that entertain the crowd, but when the Ten Little Indian Boys start to dance things really get raucous. Joined first by the King, and then by the audience, wild reveling extends right up to midnight, when all of the guests scurry home.

This is a pleasant little film, which allows the quick-eyed viewer the chance to play 'Name That Character'.

The SILLY SYMPHONIES, which Walt Disney produced for a ten year period beginning in 1929, are among the most interesting of series in the field of animation. Unlike the Mickey Mouse cartoons in which action was paramount, with the Symphonies the action was made to fit the music. There was little plot in the early Symphonies, which featured lively inanimate objects and anthropomorphic plants & animals, all moving frantically to the soundtrack. Gradually, however, the Symphonies became the school where Walt's animators learned to work with color and began to experiment with plot, characterization & photographic special effects. The pages of Fable & Fairy Tale, Myth & Mother Goose were all mined to provide story lines and even Hollywood's musicals & celebrities were effectively spoofed. It was from this rich soil that Disney's feature-length animation was to spring. In 1939, with SNOW WHITE successfully behind him and PINOCCHIO & FANTASIA on the near horizon, Walt phased out the SILLY SYMPHONIES; they had run their course & served their purpose.


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