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A Car-Tune Portrait (1937)

Approved | | Animation, Short, Comedy | 26 June 1937 (USA)
A symphony composer lion is determined to show the audience that cartoon characters can be more than just silly and childish by having cartoons play a symphony orchestra. Things quickly ... See full summary »

Directors:

Dave Fleischer, Dave Tendlar (uncredited)

Star:

David Ross
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
David Ross David Ross ... Lion (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

A symphony composer lion is determined to show the audience that cartoon characters can be more than just silly and childish by having cartoons play a symphony orchestra. Things quickly fall apart as the true nature of cartoons comes out anyways. Written by Quantom X

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Trivia

The opening credits music is Ludwig van Beethoven's Minuet in G. The music during the action is Franz Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2. See more »

Quotes

Lion: Lion:
[after the orchestra fails]
Lion: And that... alas. The best laid plans of mice and men, often go astray.
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Soundtracks

Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
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Music by Franz Liszt
Music played during the concert
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Musical craziness
18 December 1999 | by Ted-5See all my reviews

Maestro Lion conducts the other cartoon animals in The Hungarian Rhapsody, with Spike-Jones-meets-Fantasia results. Predates "Fantasia" (1940), Disney's similar "Symphony Hour" (1942), and even Spike Jones first recordings (1941).


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 June 1937 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Animal Orchestra See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Fleischer Studios See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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