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Release Date:
22 August 1936 (USA) See more »
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Max Hare is boxing Toby Tortoise, and beating him severely in round one. Between rounds, a Mae West... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Disney's Tortoise Versus Hare, Round Two See more (5 total) »

Cast

  (in alphabetical order)
Alyce Ardell ... Girl Bunny (voice) (uncredited)
Marcellite Garner ... Girl Bunny (voice) (uncredited)
Eddie Holden ... Toby Tortoise (voice) (uncredited)
Leone Le Doux ... Girl Bunny (voice) (uncredited)
Ned Norton ... Max Hare (voice) (uncredited)
Martha Wentworth ... Jenny Wren (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Wilfred Jackson (uncredited)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
William Cottrell  story (uncredited)
Joe Grant  story (uncredited)
Ward Kimball  story (uncredited)
Bob Kuwahara  story (uncredited)

Produced by
Walt Disney .... producer
 
Original Music by
Frank Churchill (uncredited)
Leigh Harline (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Graham Heid .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
John W. Dunn .... animator (uncredited)
Rollin Hamilton .... animator (uncredited)
Jack Hannah .... animator (uncredited)
Dick Huemer .... animator (uncredited)
Milt Kahl .... animator (uncredited)
Ward Kimball .... animator (uncredited)
Isadore Klein .... animator (uncredited)
Dick Lundy .... animator (uncredited)
Frank Oreb .... animator (uncredited)
George Rowley .... animator (uncredited)
Robert Stokes .... animator (uncredited)
Marvin Woodward .... animator (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
7 min
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Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)
Certification:
USA:Approved (PCA #2206)

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Characters from other Silly Symphony cartoons appear in the audience. Jenny Wren from Who Killed Cock Robin? (1935), and Practical Pig from Three Little Pigs (1933) (as the bell ringer) are the most visible. Also appearing are Dirty Bill from The Robber Kitten (1935), Elmer and Tillie from Elmer Elephant (1936), the Harpo Marx bird from Who Killed Cock Robin? (1935), and Fifer Pig, Fiddler Pig and the Big Bad Wolf from Three Little Pigs (1933). Goofy, Donald Duck and Horace Horsecollar also appear.See more »
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References Mickey's Polo Team (1936)See more »
Soundtrack:
Stars and Stripes ForeverSee more »

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Disney's Tortoise Versus Hare, Round Two, 20 October 2000
Author: Ron Oliver (revilorest@juno.com) from Forest Ranch, CA

A Walt Disney SILLY SYMPHONY Cartoon Short.

TOBY TORTOISE RETURNS to compete once more with Max Hare, this time in the boxing ring. What's needed now is some fancy footwork, but all Toby has to offer is 'slow and steady'...

This little film, a follow-up to THE TORTOISE AND THE HARE (1935), is enjoyable & entertaining, but not on the same stylistic level as its Oscar-winning predecessor. Several characters from other SILLY SYMPHONIES make cameo appearances, including the Three Little Pigs and Jenny Wren.

The SILLY SYMPHONIES, which Walt Disney produced for a ten year period beginning in 1929, are among the most fascinating of all animated series. 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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