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Michael Maltese (story)
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Release Date:
3 December 1960 (USA) See more »
The sheet music for Johann Strauss' "The Blue Danube" is constructed by moving musical symbols. A baton-toting... See more » | Add synopsis »
Nominated for Oscar. See more »
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Excellent 'toon See more (5 total) »



Mel Blanc ... Drunken Musical Note (voice)

Directed by
Chuck Jones 
Writing credits
Michael Maltese (story)

Original Music by
Milt Franklyn 
Film Editing by
Treg Brown 
Animation Department
William Butler .... background artist
Philip DeGuard .... background artist
Ken Harris .... animator
Maurice Noble .... layout artist
Richard Thompson .... animator
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6 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Canada:G (Nova Scotia) | UK:U

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Wiegenlied, Op. 49, No. 4See more »


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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Excellent 'toon, 11 December 2000

I had the pleasure of seeing this as well as other great Chuck Jones' cartoons on the big screen. Linda Jones Clough, Chuck Jones' daughter, introduced each film with a memory that related to the film. Interesting trivia: Linda stated that High Note has never been shown on TV because it involves drunk notes that censors felt where not suitable for children.

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