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How to Dance (1953)

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Goofy learns the basics of ballroom dancing.

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After a short sketch of the universal importance of dance in human cultural history, Goofy demonstrates the misery of those who don't master dancing to a confident level in the 20th century, the perilous techniques to learn ballroom dances and the result of all that hard footwork- more hard then it works... Written by KGF Vissers

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The Firehouse Five Plus Two Dixieland band consists of Ward Kimball, Frank Thomas and, for the most part, other Disney animators. Not only is their music on the soundtrack, but their likenesses are caricatured in the dance animation sequence. The band made many record albums over the years for Good Time Jazz and often performed at Disneyland. See more »

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Written and Performed by Firehouse Five Plus Two
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How to Dance with Goofy
7 May 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Goofy I have always liked, he is clumsy yet very funny and lovable. Alongside Motor Mania and Goofy Gymnastics, How to Dance is one of my favourite Goofy cartoons. With the vibrant colour palette, well-drawn character designs and fluid backgrounds, How to Dance is animated beautifully, while there is also a snappy soundtrack, thoughtful and somewhat sardonic narration(delivered to perfection by John McLeish) and many funny, imaginatively-timed moments with Goofy's chaotic but somewhat endearing attempts to ballroom dance. All in all, one of Goofy's best cartoons and certainly one of my favourites of his. 10/10 Bethany Cox


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