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Goliath II (1960)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Family, Animation  |  21 January 1960 (USA)
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Goliath II is a 6-inch-tall elephant (son of the huge Goliath). He's a big disappointment to his father, but mom is proud of Goliath II anyway. Goliath II is constantly getting into trouble... See full summary »

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Goliath II is a 6-inch-tall elephant (son of the huge Goliath). He's a big disappointment to his father, but mom is proud of Goliath II anyway. Goliath II is constantly getting into trouble because he's so small. In particular, the tiger Raja looks for every opportunity to try a bite-size taste of elephant. After one incident where he ran away and his mother scolded him, he runs away. After he's rescued, the rest of the elephants are terrified of a mouse, but Goliath II stands his ground. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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First Walt Disney production fully animated by the Xerox process for transferring pencil drawings to cells. This was largely because it was considerably cheaper to test the process in a short film as opposed to a full length feature. See more »

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[the mouse has scared all of the elephants away and into the river, except Goliath II, who doesn't budge]
Mouse: [to Goliath II] What's the trouble, buster? Scared stiff?
Goliath II: I'm not scared at all.
Mouse: You're not?
Goliath II: I'm just as big as you are.
Mouse: But that's not the point, kid. I'm a mouse! You're an elephant. At least you look like one. You got a trunk.
[he pulls on Goliath's trunk]
Mouse: Flappy ears!
[he tugs and flaps on Goliath's big ears]
Mouse: Ho-ho-ho! Baggy pants!
[...]
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Very good longish short from Disney

This cartoon, nominated for an Oscar, continues Disney's tendency in the latter 1950s-early 1960s to do short animation that was longer than the typical 6-8 minute length that had been the norn in the 1930s and 1940s. Although not entirely fresh ground (Warner Brothers explored the same basic concept before), Disney gives this a warm and fuzzy feel and then leavens it with enough humor to make it work splendidly. Sterling Holloway's narration is splendid, as always. As with all too much of the Mouse's older material, this is out of print, but it runs on The Ink and Paint Club on occasion. Recommended.


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