The life, career, and challenges of the legendary giant lumberjack.

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Bill Lee ...
Chorus (voice) (as The Mellomen)
The Mellomen ...
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Thurl Ravenscroft ...
Paul Bunyan (voice)
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Disney's animated adaptation of the American tall tale of modern technology pushing aside old traditions. Bunyan, the legendary giant lumberjack of the north, must compete in a woodcutting contest against the newfangled chainsaw. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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1 August 1958 (USA)  »

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Paul Bunyan
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Decent cartoon, typical Disney, but nothing exceptional

This longish short was nominated for an Oscar. Decent enough and a fairly good adaptation of the tall tale, but fairly routine Disney and with nothing especially memorable or exceptional about it in any area. Worth watching, this runs infrequently as filler on the Disney Channel during "Vault Disney in the wee hours of the morning.


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