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Make Mine Music (1946)

Approved | | Animation, Family, Music | 15 August 1946 (USA)
Animation done to contemporary popular music.

Directors:

Robert Cormack (as Bob Cormack), Clyde Geronimi | 3 more credits »

Writers:

Homer Brightman (story), Dick Huemer (story) | 14 more credits »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Nelson Eddy ... Narrator / Willie / Whitey / Tetti-Tatti / Sailors / Newsman / Men / Workman / Cabbie / Cop / Scientists / Woman / Cat / Opera Singers / Chorus (segment "The Whale Who Wanted to Sing at the Met") (voice)
Dinah Shore ... Dinah Shore (voice)
Benny Goodman ... Benny Goodman
The Andrews Sisters ... Andrews Sisters (voice) (as Andrews Sisters)
Jerry Colonna ... Narrator (segment "Casey at the Bat") (voice)
Andy Russell ... Andy Russell (voice)
Sterling Holloway ... Narrator (segment "Peter and the Wolf") (voice)
Tatiana Riabouchinska Tatiana Riabouchinska ... Tatiana Riabouchinska (as Riabouchinska)
David Lichine David Lichine ... David Lichine (as Lichine)
The Pied Pipers The Pied Pipers ... The Pied Pipers (voice) (as Pied Pipers)
The King's Men The King's Men ... The King's Men (voice) (as King's Men)
Ken Darby Chorus Ken Darby Chorus ... Ken Darby Chorus (voice)
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Storyline

Segments: "A Rustic Ballad," a story of feuding hillbillys; "A Tone Poem," a mood piece set on a blue bayou; "A Jazz Interlude," a bobby-soxer goes jitterbugging with her date at the malt shop; "A Ballad in Blue," dark room, rain and somber landscapes illustrate the loss of a lover; "A Musical Recitation," the story of Casey at the Bat; "Ballade Ballet," ballet dancers perform in silhouette; "A Fairy Tale with Music," Peter and the Wolf; "After You've Gone," four musical instruments chase through a surreal landscape; "A Love Story," about the romance between a fedora and a bonnet; "Opera Pathetique," the story of Willie, the Whale Who Wanted to Sing at the Met. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 August 1946 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Swing Street See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Walt Disney Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In the "Casey at the Bat" segment, a sign on the stadium wall announces that the Mudville 9 are playing Burbank in the fateful game, a reference to the location of the Walt Disney studio. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Narrator: [Willie impaled by a harpoon by Prof. Tetti-Tatti] Now Willie will never sing at the met. But don't be too harsh on Tetti-Tatti; he just didn't understand. You see, Willie's singing was a miracle, and people aren't used to miracles.
[to Willie's seagull friend who mourns the whale's loss]
Narrator: And you, faithful little friend, don't be too sad, because miracles never really die. And somewhere in wherever heaven is reserved for creatures of the deep, Willie is still singing, in a hundred ...
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Alternate Versions

In 2000 Disney cut the entire "Martins & Coys" sequence from the film due to the comic gunplay which they feared could be confused with reality by children. See more »


Soundtracks

Shortnin' Bread
(1900) (uncredited)
Written by James Whitcomb Riley
Sung by Nelson Eddy in "The Whale Who Wanted to Sing at the Met" number
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Musical, enjoyable, laughable, "smile-able!!!!!" LOL
30 July 2006 | by sethn172See all my reviews

Get your dancing shoes on and have fun with this 1946 Disney cartoon classic, "Make Mine Music."

This movie contains ten animated segments for the original version, and nine for the DVD version (due to the first short being a little bit too...). Like all of the other Disney classics, these shorts are exceptionally outstanding!

One short in particular: The Whale Who Wanted To Sing At The Met. I'm mentioning this short the most because this was seen on the old Disney Channel (before it got all "Raven-ed" up LOL) nine years ago from writing. Sure, it was long, but it made for a very interesting short. It may also not have Mickey and Minnie, but it's still worth watching!

"Make Mine Music" is a good movie to watch if you are a little bit down and need to be all pepped up! Enjoy!

10/10


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