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Tag Archives: Silly Symphonies
In keeping with the holiday spirit, today’s Cartoon of the Day is Santa’s Workshop. From the middle of the Silly Symphonie series, this short was produced in Technicolor, and directed by Wilfred Jackson.
CotD: One of the all time most popular Silly Symphonies cartoons, “The Practical Pig” was not the first in the series, but one of the best.
CotD: Featuring the Frank Churchill song “The World Owes Me A Living” “The Grasshopper And The Ants” Pinto Colvig wrote the lyrics; he also wrote the lyrics for “Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf.“
CotD: A classic in its own right, “The Old Mill” is also notable as the first use of Disneys’ (and Ub Iwerks’) multiplane camera in a theatrical cartoon.
CotD: Not the greatest cartoon ever made, but one of the most important, “The Goddess Of Spring” saw Disney’s first real attempt at animating a lifelike human form, in this case, a woman. This was one of the first tests working toward Snow White.
Austria’s State TV apologized Tuesday for airing a version of Walt Disney’s Oscar-winning cartoon Three Little Pigs that, critics allege, strengthen anti-Jewish stereotypes present when it was made in 1933.
The Wise Hen needs help to plant corn for herself and her chicks. But Donald and Peter are totally unwilling to help out.
Three little pigs set off to the great wide world; their first step, to build a house. They each have their own life philosophies, which govern their lives, and they types of houses they make.
The Grasshopper And The Ants: A grasshopper fiddles and plays through his day, tempting some of the worker ants to play with him, unaware that winter is coming and food will soon be scarce.