Includes the following cartoons:

Fables and Fairy Tales: Mother Goose Melodies, Babes in the Woods, Lullaby Land, The Flying Mouse, The Golden Touch, The Robber Kitten, Elmer Elephant, The Country Cousin, and The Tortoise and the Hare. Favorite Characters: Three Little Pigs, The Wise Little Hen, Three Little Wolves, Toby Tortoise Returns, and The Big Bad Wolf. Leonard Maltin's Picks: The Grasshopper and the Ants, The Tortoise and the Hare, The Flying Mouse, The Country Cousin, Wynken Blynken and Nod, and The Three Little Pigs. Accent on Music: The Skeleton Dance, The China Plate, Egyptian Melodies, Flowers and Trees, The Cookie Carnival, Music Land, and Woodland Café. Nature on the Screen: Birds of a Feather, The Busy Beavers, The Ugly Duckling (1931), Just Dogs, Father Noah's Ark, Funny Little Bunnies, Peculiar Penguins, Mother Pluto, The Old Mill, and The Ugly Duckling (1939). Leonard Maltin's Picks II: The Skeleton Dance, Flowers and Trees, Music Land, and The Ugly Duckling."> Walt Disney Treasures: Silly Symphonies DVD

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Walt Disney Treasures: Silly Symphonies

Walt Disney Treasures: Silly Symphonies

Theatrical Release Date:
DVD Release Date:
December 04, 2001
Number of Discs:
2
Running Time:
minutes
Languages:
English
Ratings:
USA:Not Rated
Canada:Not Rated



This groundbreaking series of 31 uncensored cartoons, released between 1929 and 1939, includes six Academy Award® winners and 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. In addition to the cartoons themselves, join Academy Award®-winning composer Richard M. Sherman (MARY POPPINS) for an overview of the "Silly Symphony" series, and take a peek inside the Disney archives to view some rare and remarkable merchandise, conceptual art, and theatrical posters. Enjoy a nostalgic look back at the original musical shorts that launched a revolution in the world of animation. Featuring exclusive introductions by film historian Leonard Maltin, this is a timeless collection from generations past for generations to come.


Includes the following cartoons:


Fables and Fairy Tales: Mother Goose Melodies, Babes in the Woods, Lullaby Land, The Flying Mouse, The Golden Touch, The Robber Kitten, Elmer Elephant, The Country Cousin, and The Tortoise and the Hare.
Favorite Characters: Three Little Pigs, The Wise Little Hen, Three Little Wolves, Toby Tortoise Returns, and The Big Bad Wolf.
Leonard Maltin's Picks: The Grasshopper and the Ants, The Tortoise and the Hare, The Flying Mouse, The Country Cousin, Wynken Blynken and Nod, and The Three Little Pigs.
Accent on Music: The Skeleton Dance, The China Plate, Egyptian Melodies, Flowers and Trees, The Cookie Carnival, Music Land, and Woodland Café.
Nature on the Screen: Birds of a Feather, The Busy Beavers, The Ugly Duckling (1931), Just Dogs, Father Noah's Ark, Funny Little Bunnies, Peculiar Penguins, Mother Pluto, The Old Mill, and The Ugly Duckling (1939).
Leonard Maltin's Picks II: The Skeleton Dance, Flowers and Trees, Music Land, and The Ugly Duckling.


  • Featurette On The Music Behind The Silly Symphonies
  • Gallery Of Silly Symphonies Art And Theatrical Posters
  • 36 Silly Symphony Cartoons
  • Overview Of Silly Symphonies Merchandising With Archivist Dave Smith
  • "The Song of the Silly Symphonies" Leonard Maltin and Composer Richard Sherman
  • "Silly Symphonies Souvenirs" Leonard Maltin and Dave Smith of the Disney Archives
  • Still Gallery