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Author: Leonard Maltin; Richard M Sherman; Walt Disney Company.; Walt Disney Home Entertainment (Firm); Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Walt Disney Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Inc., [2001]
Series: Walt Disney treasures.; Disney DVD.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Animation : Juvenile audience : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This groundbreaking series of 31 uncensored cartoons, released between 1929 and 1939, provides an astonishing look inside the evolution of animation. Each boasting a unique cast of characters, these musical shorts served as Walt Disney's proving ground for emerging technology, new musical styles and experimental forms.
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Genre/Form: Animated films
Children's films
Fiction films
Musical films
Short films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Animation, Juvenile audience, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Maltin; Richard M Sherman; Walt Disney Company.; Walt Disney Home Entertainment (Firm); Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0788829467 9780788829468
OCLC Number: 48592562
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Program notes and collectible lithograph inserted in container.
Supplemental features: exclusive introductions by film historian, Leonard Maltin; "The song of the Silly symphonies" (featurette on the music of Silly symphonies with composer Richard M. Sherman); "Silly symphonies souvenirs" (featurette on promotional merchandising of the Silly symphonies series); gallery of conceptual art and theatrical posters.
Credits: Various personal production credits.
Performer(s): Featuring exclusive introductions by film historian, Leonard Maltin.
Awards: Academy Award for best cartoon short subject: Flowers and trees (1931-1932), Three little pigs (1932-1933), Tortoise and the hare (1934), Country cousin (1936), Old mill (1937), Ugly duckling (1939).
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 305 min.) : sound, color & black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guide booklet + 1 collectible art card.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital.
Contents: Disc 1. Mother Goose melodies ; Babes in the woods ; Lullaby land ; Tortoise and the hare ; Flying mouse ; Robber kitten ; Golden touch ; Country cousin ; Elmer Elephant ; Grasshopper and the ants ; Who killed Cock Robin? ; Water babies Wynken, Blynken and Nod ; Three little pigs ; Big bad wolf Three little wolves ; Wise little hen ; Toby Tortoise returns ; Practical pig --
Disc 2. Skeleton dance ; China plate ; Egyptian melodies ; Flowers and trees ; Cookie Carnival ; Music land ; Woodland café ; Farmyard symphony ; Birds of a feather ; Busy beavers ; Just dogs ; Father Noah's ark ; Funny little bunnies ; Peculiar penguins ; Mother Pluto ; Old Mill ; Ugly Duckling (1931 and 1939) ; Supplemental features.
Series Title: Walt Disney treasures.; Disney DVD.
Responsibility: the Walt Disney Company.

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This groundbreaking series of 31 uncensored cartoons, released between 1929 and 1939, provides an astonishing look inside the evolution of animation. Each boasting a unique cast of characters, these musical shorts served as Walt Disney's proving ground for emerging technology, new musical styles and experimental forms.

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