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Wynken, Blynken & Nod (1938)

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The three sleepy children sail in their shoe-boat; they stall briefly on a cloud, then have various troubles with their fishing lines (one lands a fish-like star that ends up squirming in ... See full summary »

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The three sleepy children sail in their shoe-boat; they stall briefly on a cloud, then have various troubles with their fishing lines (one lands a fish-like star that ends up squirming in his pants). A star hooks two candy-cane baited lines together. The stars tease the baby while he's hanging overboard. A comet comes through; they catch it in a net and it tows them wildly, until they land in another cloud, where they are tossed by storms, eventually breaking their mast and sending them back to earth (and their bed, where we see they are really one boy). Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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27 May 1938 (USA)  »

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Au pays des étoiles  »

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When the starfish links Wynken and Nod's candy cane hooks together, Nod's pyjamas are blue instead of pink for one shot. See more »

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Featured in Songs of the Silly Symphonies (2001) See more »

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Based on the classic poem, this brings back fond memories...
15 September 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Wynken, Blynken and Nod based on the classic poem, is a very relaxing and charming Silly Symphony. Forget the fact that it is a tad thin in terms of story, because everything else is so good.

The animation is beautiful, the galactic background was truly stunning. Wynken, Blynken and Nod were absolutely adorable, forgive me for being a bit of a sentimentalist, but I wanted to reach into the television and give them a big hug. The beautiful title song brought some poignancy to the proceedings, and the incidental music throughout the entire short was just outstanding, with a real touch of classic romanticism. Overall, just beautiful. 10/10 Bethany Cox


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