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Disney's Melody Time Title

Premiere Date: May 27, 1948

Running Time:
75 Minutes

Rated: G

STORY LINE/SEGMENTS

"Once Upon a Wintertime":
Sung by Frances Langford, tells of a winter romance by both
human and bunny couples sleighing and skating in the 1800s.

 "Bumble Boogie":
Played by Freddy Martin and his orchestra,
is a fantasy of a bee's nightmare.

 "The Legend of Johnny Appleseed":
Dennis Day portrays the characters of the old settler,
Johnny Appleseed, and Johnny's angel, telling the story of
the pioneer who heads out West planting apple trees.

 "Little Toot":
Sung by the Andrews Sisters, tells of a little tugboat who
wants to be like his father, but keeps getting into trouble.

 "Trees":
Fred Waring and his Pennsylvanians
interpreting Joyce Kilmer's poem.

 "Blame It on the Samba":
Sung by the Dinning Sisters, in which Donald Duck is taught to samba by Jose Carioca, and interacts with Ethel Smith at the organ.

"Blue Shadows on the Trail"

 "Pecos Bill":
Told and Sung by Roy Rogers and the Sons of the Pioneers to Luana Patten and Bobby Driscoll. Roy tells how the legendary Pecos Bill was born, raised, and fell in love with with Slue Foot Sue.

CAST

Buddy Clark - Master of Ceremonies

Frances Langford

 Freddy Martin

 Dennis Day

 Andrews Sisters

 Fred Waring and his Pennsylvanians

 Ethel Smith

 Roy Rogers

  Bob Nolan and the Sons of the Pioneers

 The Dinning Sisters

 Bobby Driscoll

Luana Patten

CREW

TECHNICOLOR
COLOR DIRECTOR

Natalie Kalmus

ASSOCIATES

Morgan Padelford
Robert Brower

LIVE ACUTION PHOTOGRAPHY

Winton C. Hoch, A.S.C.

 SPECIAL PROCESSES

Ub Iwerks

 SOUND DIRECTOR

 C.O. Slyfield

 SOUND RECORDING

Robert O. Cook
Harold J. Steck

 FILM EDITORS

Donald Halliday
Thomas Scott

 STORY

Winston Hibler
Erdman Penner
Harry Reeves
Homer Brightman
Ken Anderson
Ted Sears
Joe Rinaldi
Bill Cattrell
Art Scott
Jesse Marsh
Bob Moore
John Walbridge

 "Little Toot" by

Hardie Gramatky

FOLKLORE CONSULTANT

Carl Carmer

 DIRECTING ANIMATORS

Eric Larson
Ward Kimball
Milt Kahl
Ollie Johnston
John Lounsbery
Les Clark

 CHARACTER ANIMATORS

Harvey Toombs
Marvin Woodward
Ed Aardel
Hal King
Cliff Nordberg
Don Lusk
John Sibley
Rudy Larriva
Ken O'Brien
Bob Cannon
Judge Whitaker
Hal Ambro

 EFFECTS ANIMATORS

 George Rowley
Josh Meador
Jack Boyd
Dan MacManus

LAYOUT

 Hugh Hennesy
Mac Stewart
Ken O'Connor
Lance Nolley
Al Zinnen
Bob Cormack
Don Griffith
Thor Putnam
Don Da Gradi

COLOR AND STYLING

 Mary Blair
Claude Coats
Dick Kelsey

 BACKGROUND

 Art Riley
Brice Mack
Ralph Hulett
Ray Huffine
Merle Cox
Dick Anthony

MUSCIAL DIRECTION

 Eliot Daniel
Ken Darby

ASSOCIATE

Paul Smith

 SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS

 Vic Schoen
Al Sack

 SONGS

Kim Gannon
Walter Kent
Ray Gilbert
Johnny Lange
Allie Wrubel
Bobby Worth
Benny Benjamin
George Weiss

 CARTOON DIRECTORS

Clyde Geronimi
Wilfred Jackson
Hamilton Luske
Jack Kinney

 PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR

Ben Sharpsteen

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

CAST OF CHARACTERS

the Bumblebee, Johnny Appleseed, Johnny's Angel, Little Toot, Big Toot, Donald Duck, Jose Carioca, Aracuan Bird, Pecos Bill, Slue Foot Sue

SONGS

"Melody Time", "The Apple Song", "Little Toot", "Pecos Bill"

Disney's Melody Time Home Video

Disney's Melody Time Home Video

Disney's Melody Time DVD

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FAN SITE LINKS

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SPIN-OFFS

"Festival of Folk Heroes":
16mm film release of Pecos Bill, Johnny Appleseed, Paul Bunyan, The Sega of Windwagon Smith, and Casey at the Bat; released in April 1971.

TRIVIA

No Trivia Found