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Water Babies (1935)

Without dialogue, "Water Babies" chronicles the activities of numerous kewpie doll-like water nymphs over the course of a single day, from their awakening from their slumber in the shelter ... See full summary »

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Wilfred Jackson (uncredited)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Marion Darlington Marion Darlington ... (voice) (uncredited)
Leone Le Doux Leone Le Doux ... (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Without dialogue, "Water Babies" chronicles the activities of numerous kewpie doll-like water nymphs over the course of a single day, from their awakening from their slumber in the shelter of their respective pond lilies, through their traversing of a lake by means aviary and nautical, their numerous play activities and their return to the pond lilies at nightfall. Written by Mike Campanelli <mjc@rubinbaum.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

None

Release Date:

11 May 1935 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bébés d'eau See more »

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Production Co:

Walt Disney Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Alternate Versions

The following scenes were censored: two babies dunk another baby twice (first time his head comes up). The next time, the pops up butt-first. The two other babies give him a hard slap on the butt. "bullfrog" fighter babies bow and moon the audience See more »

Connections

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

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I am speechless!!!
21 September 2009 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

Water Babies was such a beautiful and charming silly symphony, that left me speechless. What about the animation? The opening and ending sequences were like the finest watercolour paintings, and everything else is flawlessly done. The music was phenomenal, was the composer listening to Tchaikovsky when he wrote this, because it is very reminiscent of his very lyrical ballet music. The Water Babies were so cute and adorable, and the frogs, birds and swans were also sweet.

Forget the fact, it is virtually plot less, and that it bears little resemblance to the classic book by Charles Kingsley(unless it was deliberately detaching itself from the book). See it solely for the animation, characters and music, that way you have a flawless and utterly relaxing gem. 10/10 Bethany Cox


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