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Frolicking Fish (1930)

The title pretty much says it: fish and other marine life dance and frolic to various tunes. An octopus keeps spoiling the fun in various ways.

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Burt Gillett (uncredited)
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The title pretty much says it: fish and other marine life dance and frolic to various tunes. An octopus keeps spoiling the fun in various ways.

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Country:

USA

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Release Date:

8 May 1930 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kabarett Untersee See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Black and White (green tinted)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Originally released with green tinting. See more »

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Featured in Ink & Paint Club: Silly Symphonies Get Wet (1997) See more »

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Nothing special, but a nice cartoon all the same
26 May 2012 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

I do enjoy, and in most cases, love the Silly Symphonies. Frollicking Fish is better than El Terrible Toreador, The Merry Dwarfs and Cannibal Capers, but it is not one of my favourites like Father Noah's Ark, Skeleton Dance, The Band Concert, The Old Mill and Flowers and Trees. The animation is suitably dynamic and smooth, the music is lovely and energetic and the dancing is niftily choreographed. But at the end of the day, it is a virtually plot less cartoon, with nothing that comes across as funny, a lack of crispness in the pacing and apart from the octopus who is a remarkable creation there are no characters that are properly engaging. Overall, nice but nothing special. 6/10 Bethany Cox


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