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The Old Mill (1937)

We see the various birds, mice, and bats that have moved into an old windmill, followed by the frogs, crickets, and fireflies making their music in an adjacent pond. Then a storm comes, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Marie Arbuckle ...
Singer (voice) (uncredited)
Jean MacMurray ...
Crickets (voice) (uncredited)
Louise Myers ...
Birds (voice) (uncredited)
Clarence Nash ...
Frogs (voice) (uncredited)
Marta Nielsen ...
Singer (voice) (uncredited)
Jerry Philipps ...
Singer (voice) (uncredited)
Barbara Whitson ...
Singer (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

We see the various birds, mice, and bats that have moved into an old windmill, followed by the frogs, crickets, and fireflies making their music in an adjacent pond. Then a storm comes, shaking loose parts in the mill and threatening everything we've seen. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Release Date:

5 November 1937 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El viejo molino  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This film introduced Disney's technical innovation, the multiplane camera. See more »

Goofs

The reflection for the ducks is supposed to be down center of screen, like the windmill's reflection. Therefore, the ducks reflection is not missing, but off the screen, down and center. See more »


Soundtracks

One Day When We Were Young
by Johann Strauss
Played by orchestra and hummed by chorus in several places throughout the cartoon
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The best Disney film ever!
22 November 2003 | by See all my reviews

I would watch this film almost everyday when I was a toddler, now that I am a teen, I still watch it often. This film has such beauty in it with the color, music, detailed animation, and backgrounds. This film also brings out my love for windmills (which I know may sound kind of crazy). The entire film was beautiful, but I felt that the love doves were kind of a little to childish.


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