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Release Date:
3 November 1934 (USA) See more »
Plot:
The lovely goddess of spring Persephone is kidnapped by Hades, thus bringing about the winter season. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in alphabetical order)
Kenny Baker ... Singing Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Jessica Dragonette ... Goddess of Spring (voice) (uncredited) (unconfirmed)
Tudor Williams ... Pluto (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Wilfred Jackson (uncredited)
 
Produced by
Walt Disney .... producer
 
Original Music by
Leigh Harline (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Wolfgang Reitherman .... animator
Ken Anderson .... layout artist (uncredited)
Art Babbitt .... animator (uncredited)
Les Clark .... animator (uncredited)
Dick Huemer .... animator (uncredited)
Ward Kimball .... inbetween artist (uncredited)
Hamilton Luske .... animator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Marge Champion .... movement model: Persephone (uncredited)
 

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10 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)
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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Inspired vivid memories, 19 August 2006
Author: Thomas Diemer (itd01@hotmail.com) from Metairie, La

Iprobably only saw this cartoon ONCE and I was probably under FIVE years old. Talk about making an impression, that would have been forty something years ago and I still remember a lot of it - Persephone picking flowers, Hades coming our oft ground on something like a spinning turn table, little devils dancing around singing "Hidey Hades" (maybe actually Mighty Hades?) , Persephony in tears pointing upwards, and Hades retuning her to the upper world on that turntable thing. It was a segment at the end of the Mickey Mouse Club TV show, they would open a drawer and pull out the title of that day's cartoon. I saw it once and though I wanted to see it again, I never did.

Years later I read Edith Hamilton's Mythology - one of my all time favorite books - and there was the story of Hades and Persephone!

I sure wish this would come out on DVD or something.

Disney would make a fortune with a vintage Disney Channel - run to old Mickey Mouse Series, the Silly Symphony cartoons, those fantastic serials like Spin and Marty, Boys of the Western Sea. I have to confess I have not seen the new cable but I would bet it is junk.

And Anettw Funichello can out Mousketeer Brittany Spears any day!!!!

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