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Make Mine Music (1946)

Approved | | Animation, Family, Music | 15 August 1946 (USA)
Animation done to contemporary popular music.

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(as Bob Cormack), | 3 more credits »

Writers:

(story), (story) | 14 more credits »
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Dinah Shore (voice)
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Benny Goodman
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Andrews Sisters (voice) (as Andrews Sisters)
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Narrator (segment "Casey at the Bat") (voice)
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Andy Russell (voice)
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Tatiana Riabouchinska ...
Tatiana Riabouchinska (as Riabouchinska)
David Lichine ...
David Lichine (as Lichine)
The Pied Pipers ...
The PIed Pipers (voice) (as Pied Pipers)
The King's Men ...
The King's Men (voice) (as King's Men)
Ken Darby Chorus ...
Ken Darby Chorus (voice)
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Storyline

Segments: "A Rustic Ballad," a story of feuding hillbillys; "A Tone Poem," a mood piece set on a blue bayou; "A Jazz Interlude," a bobby-soxer goes jitterbugging with her date at the malt shop; "A Ballad in Blue," dark room, rain and somber landscapes illustrate the loss of a lover; "A Musical Recitation," the story of Casey at the Bat; "Ballade Ballet," ballet dancers perform in silhouette; "A Fairy Tale with Music," Peter and the Wolf; "After You've Gone," four musical instruments chase through a surreal landscape; "A Love Story," about the romance between a fedora and a bonnet; "Opera Pathetique," the story of Willie, the Whale Who Wanted to Sing at the Met. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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15 August 1946 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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Trivia

The romance between film characters Henry Coy and Grace Martin, who belong to enemy families, has been seen as as a hillbilly version of "Romeo and Juliet" (1597). See more »

Quotes

Narrator: Peter, don't just stand that way!
[the wolf leans Peter downward]
Narrator: And don't stand that way either.
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Connections

Featured in Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Tristan und Isolde
(1865) (uncredited)
Written by Richard Wagner
Excerpt Sung as tenor and soprano by Nelson Eddy in "The Whale Who Wanted to Sing at the Met" number
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They've Made Mine Music!
11 October 2004 | by See all my reviews

Most Disney fans are not too familiar with some of the Disney Animated Classics such as this one. I am not one of those. "Make Mine Music" just shows us more of what the master himself, Walt Disney, has created. I have heard from a few people that the "Martins and the Coys" segment has been removed from the newly released DVD version. Why that segment was removed, I don't know (probably because of the amount of violence). Other than that, the other segments are very memorable. Segments like "Peter and the Wolf", "Casey at the Bat" and "The Whale Who Wanted to Sing at the Met" are amusing, catchy, and fun to watch. My favorite segment of the movie would have to be "Johnny Fedora and Alice Blue Bonnet", which I had completely forgotten was part of this movie. All segments of "Make Mine Music" have been shown on various Disney videos and Disney TV specials. This is just a great movie; it's just as good as all the other Disney Animated Classics. I'm sure that kids of all ages will enjoy it.


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