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Make Mine Music (1946)

Approved | | Animation, Adventure, Comedy | 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) | 13 more credits »
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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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 ... (voice)
Benny Goodman ... Bandleader (credit only)
The Andrews Sisters ... (voice) (as Andrews Sisters)
Jerry Colonna ... Narrator (segment "Casey at the Bat") (voice)
Andy Russell ... (voice)
Sterling Holloway ... Narrator (segment "Peter and the Wolf") (voice)
Tatiana Riabouchinska Tatiana Riabouchinska ... Silhouetted Dancer (as Riabouchinska)
David Lichine David Lichine ... Silhouetted Dancer (as Lichine)
The Pied Pipers The Pied Pipers ... (voice) (as Pied Pipers)
The King's Men The King's Men ... (voice) (as King's Men)
The Ken Darby Singers The Ken Darby Singers ... (voice) (as Ken Darby Chorus)
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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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Trivia

One of Disney's four "Package Films". During the Second World War, the studio lost a lot of manpower and resources which left them with countless unfinished ideas too long for shorts, too short for features. So, inventive as they are, they stuck short ideas together into feature length movies. The other three were The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949), Melody Time (1948) and Fun and Fancy Free (1947). See more »

Goofs

In the segment "All the Cats Join In", when the blonde teenage boy and brunette teenage girl in their car pick up their first passenger, a brown haired teenage hitchhiker boy, their car is speeding so fast that his shoes fall off when he is picked up. Yet in the next shot of the car, the hitchhiker boy can be seen in the back seat of the car with his feet propped up and his shoes are back on his feet. 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

Some versions digitally remove the curves of the girl's breasts in All the Cats Join In when she jumps out of the shower and towels off, though the unedited version seems to be available in some 21st-century non-US releases. See more »


Soundtracks

Largo al factotum
(1816) (uncredited)
from "Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)"
Music by Gioachino Rossini
Libretto by Cesare Sterbini
Sung by Nelson Eddy in "The Whale Who Wanted to Sing at the Met" segment
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A Small Fantasia
18 July 2009 | by RindianaSee all my reviews

One of Walt's early package films and not bad at that! Some segments are cloyingly hokey, of course, but most shorts are surprisingly playful and charming. The highlights: "The Martins and the Coys" is full of stereotyping and comic gunplay and simply fun to watch; "Casey at the Bat" is a whirlwind of poem recitation; the two Benny Goodman segments feature nice tunes and "Peter and the Wolf" and, particularly, "The Whale Who Wanted To Sing At the Met" are two of Disney's best cartoons.

Just skip the padding and enjoy this compilation!

7 out of 10 triple-voiced Nelson Eddys


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

15 August 1946 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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