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Fun & Fancy Free (1947)

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Jiminy Cricket hosts two Disney animated shorts: "Bongo," about a circus bear escaping to the wild, and "Mickey and the Beanstalk," a take on the famous fairy tale.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Edgar Bergen ...
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Herself - Narrator (voice)
Charlie McCarthy ...
Mortimer Snerd ...
Luana Patten ...
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Mickey Mouse (voice)
Anita Gordon ...
Singing Harp (voice)
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Jiminy Cricket (voice)
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Clarence Nash ...
Donald Duck / Cat (voice)
The King's Men ...
Singers (as The Kings Men)
The Dinning Sisters ...
The Starlighters ...
The Starlighters
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Storyline

Disney version of fairy tale "Jack and the Beanstalk", featuring Mickey, Donald, and Goofy in the main roles. Also contains another short film, re-released as "Bongo". Written by Tim Pickett <quetzal@yoyo.cc.monash.edu.au>

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It's Got That DISNEY MAGIC! (original print media ad - many caps)


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Approved | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

27 September 1947 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fun and Fancy Free, Featuring Mickey and the Beanstalk  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

An early version of Mickey and the Beanstalk (1947) had Honest John Foulfellow, the fox from Pinocchio (1940), selling Mickey the magic beans. See more »

Quotes

Jiminy Cricket: [singing] Don't cross a bridge or peak 'round the corner until you're there. / Just learn to smile, and in a while, you'll find trouble's a bubble of air.
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Crazy Credits

Charlie McCarthy, Mortimer Snerd, Mickey Mouse, Jiminy Cricket, and Donald Duck are billed as if they were actors, when they are fictional characters. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

Lazy Countryside
(1947) (uncredited)
Written by Bobby Worth
Performed by Dinah Shore
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User Reviews

 
tiny treasure
25 January 1999 | by (Plymouth, MN, USA) – See all my reviews

This is a good combination of two animated stories/shorts: Bongo and Micky and the Beanstalk. while watching a mixture of stories and a mixture of animation and live action was a little awkward, Jiminy Cricket held it together. This film's latest release on video gives everyone the opportunity to see this tiny treasure for the first time. While, it doesn't rank up with the Best of Disney's animation, it is still worth seeing, if nothing else for Walt Disney's last film as the voice of Mickey.


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