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Disney's Fun and Fancy Free Title

Premiere Date:
September 27, 1947

Running Time:
73 Minutes

Rated: G

STORY LINE/SEGMENTS

"Bongo": Bongo, a circus bear, meets and falls in love with a girl bear named Lulbelle. But first he must confront a bear rival, Lumpjaw, whose looks match his name, before he wins her.

"Mickey and the Beanstalk": Mickey, Donald and Goofy climb a beanstalk to rescue the singing harp from a giant to restore happiness in their Happy Valley.

CAST

Jiminy Cricket

Cliff Edwards

 Mickey Mouse

 Jim Macdonald

Donald Duck 

Clarence Nash

the Giant

 Billy Gilbert

Edgar Bergen, Luana Patten,
Charlie McCarthy and Mortimer Snerd

Dinah Shore's Singing Voice

Anita Gordon

The Kings Men

The Dinning Sisters

The Starlights

CREW

LIVE ACTION
PHOTOGRAPHY

Charles P. Boyle, A. S. C.

LIVE ACTION DIRECTOR

William Morgan

 PROCESS EFFECTS

Ub Iwerks

 SOUND SUPERVISOR

 C. O. Slyfield

 SOUND RECORDING

Harold J. Steck
Robert Cook

 FILM EDITOR

Jack Bachom

 TECHNICOLOR
COLOR DIRECTOR

Natalie Kalmus

 ASSOCIATE

Morgan Padelford

STORY

Homer Brightman
Harry Recues
Ted Sears
Lance Nolley
Elden Dedini
Tom Oreb

 "Bongo" from an original story by Sinclair Lewis.

 MUSIC DIRECTOR

Charles Wolcott

 SCORE

Paul Smith
Oliver Wallace
Eliot Daniel

 SONGS

Ray Noble
William Walsh
Buddy Kaye
Bobby Worth
Bennie Benjamin
George Weiss
Arthur Quenzer

 LAYOUT

Don DaGradi
Al Zinnen
Ken O'Connor
Hugh Hennesy
John Hench
Gleen Scott

BACKGROUND

Ed Starr
Claude Coats
Art Riley
Brice Mack
Ray Huffine
Ralph Hulett

 DIRECTING ANIMATORS

Ward Kimball
Les Clark
John Lounsbery
Fred Moore
Wolfgang Reitherman

 CHARACTER ANIMATION

Hugh Fraser
Marc Davis
Phil Duncan
Harvey Toombs
Judge Whitaker
Hal King
Art Babbitt
Ken O'Brien
John Sibley
Jack Campbell

 EFFECTS ANIMATION

George Rowley
Jack Boyd

PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR

Ben Sharpsteen

DIRECTORS

Jack Kinney
Bill Roberts
Hamilton Luske

Color in Technicolor

Distributed by R.K.O. Radio Pictures, Inc.

CAST OF CHARACTERS

Jiminy Cricket, Bongo, Lulubelle, Lumpjaw, Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy, the Singing Harp, the Giant.

SONGS

"Fun and Fancy Free", "I'm a Happy Go Lucky Fellow"

From "Bongo"
"What in the World is Bongo?", "Lazy Country Side",
"Too Good to be True", "Say it with a Slap"

From "Mickey and the Beanstalk"
"My, What a Happy Day", "Fe Fi Fo Fum", "My Favorite Dream"

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SPIN-OFFS

"Jiminy Cricket Presents Bongo":
a television show that aired on September 28, 1955.

TRIVIA

The opening song by Jiminy, "I'm a Happy Go Lucky Fellow," was originally written and recorded for "Pinocchio".

 In the 1960s, Disney animated new introductory material of Ludwig Von Drake and his pet, Herman, to replace Edgar Bergen when the "Beanstalk" segment was run on Disney's television show.

 This film was rereleased on video in 1982, 1989 and 1997.
DVD in 2000.