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Release Date:
23 December 1955 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
A group of young mice is in the ruins of a church, practicing singing for an upcoming service. After singing an adulterated version of "Hark... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. See more »
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Very Good short See more (10 total) »

Directed by
Joseph Barbera 
William Hanna 
 
Produced by
Joseph Barbera .... producer
William Hanna .... producer
Fred Quimby .... producer
 
Original Music by
Scott Bradley (music)
 
Animation Department
Ed Barge .... animation
Richard Bickenbach .... layout (as Dick Bickenbach)
Don Driscoll .... backgrounds
Robert Gentle .... backgrounds
Lewis Marshall .... animation
Kenneth Muse .... animation
Irven Spence .... animation (as Irvin Spence)
Reuben Timmins .... animation
 
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Runtime:
8 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.55 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
Certification:
USA:Passed (National Board of Review) | USA:Approved (PCA #17540) | USA:TV-G (TV rating)

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Trivia:
The first cartoon since War Dogs (1943) by the team of William Hanna and Joseph Barbera starring characters other than "Tom and Jerry."See more »
Quotes:
Choir:[singing] Hark the Herald angels sing, glory to the Lord our King. Peace on Earth, Good will to men, peace on earth shall reign again.See more »
Movie Connections:
Remake of Peace on Earth (1939)See more »
Soundtrack:
Hark! the Herald Angels SingSee more »

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Very Good short, 25 February 2008
Author: Michael_Elliott from Louisville, KY

Good Will to Men (1955)

*** (out of 4)

Oscar-nominated cartoon is a remake of the Oscar-nominated 1939 short Peace on Earth. The film has a preacher mouse telling the younger mice how men destroyed the world due to war and violence. This is a pretty good cartoon, although I prefer the original version. The animation is very good as are the characters and I always like seeing cartoons in the 2.35:1 aspect ratio. It's funny to think that an innocent short like this couldn't be made today due to the religious aspects of the story.

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