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The Band Concert (1935)

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Mickey and his band are determined to perform their music despite the interferance of Donald Duck and a powerful storm.

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Mickey is trying to lead a concert of The William Tell Overture, but he's continually disrupted by ice cream vendor Donald, who uses a seemingly endless supply of flutes to play Turkey in the Straw instead. After Donald gives up, a bee comes along and causes his own havoc. The band then reaches the Storm sequence, and the weather also starts to pick up; a tornado comes along, but they keep playing. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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23 February 1935 (USA)  »

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Concerto Bandistico  »

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Trivia

Legendary conductor Arturo Toscanini so loved this cartoon short that when he first saw it, he asked the theatre projectionist if he could run it again, and the projectionist did. See more »

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Featured in Started by a Mouse (2008) See more »

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William Tell Overture
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Music by Gioachino Rossini
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A classic Mickey Mouse short!
8 July 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I have always found The Band Concert an unforgettable Disney short, and to me is a true classic. The animation, considering it was made in Technicolur and made in 1935, is very impressive indeed, and for a variety of reasons the short is compulsive viewing for Disney and classical music lovers. From Mickey Mouse conducting in his intentionally over-sized band conductor's uniform, to Donald Duck causing trouble during the band performance of Rossini's rousing William Tell overture. This is special to me, as my dad is a conductor, I love animation and I was raised on classical music. For all these reasons, I have always found the Band Concert a wonderful gem, that would enthrall the younger generation as well as educate them to the world of classical music for years to come, just as much as it has enthralled me. 10/10 Bethany Cox.


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