Week 10: Melody Time
- The 10th animated feature debuted May 27, 1948.
- This is the last anthology film set to music that Walt Disney has ever made.
- It is believed that Melody Time was in the works before Make Mine Music debuted, making this the second attempt at a “Modern Fantasia”, setting the shorts to contemporary music rather than classical.
- This film originally claimed the title “All In Fun”.
- This is the last feature film that Donald Duck and Joe Carioca appear in, before they land themselves in “Who Framed Roger Rabbit?” (1988)
- Similar to Saludos Amigos, there was more heavy editing in future re-releases of the film to VHS and DVD due to a smoking sequence in “Pecos Bill”.
- Some of the segments in fact became more popular as shorts rather than the film as a whole, including “Bumble Boogie” and “Little Toot”.
- The two children who hear the story of Pecos Bill, Bobby Driscoll and Luana Patten, also appear together in Song of The South and Dear To My Heart.
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