Melody Time (1948)

CLYDE GERONIMI, WILFRED JACKSON, JACK KINNEY, HAMILTON LUSKE

Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB

USA, 1948.  Walt Disney Productions.  Screenplay by , , , , , Ted Sears, , , , , , , one segment based on the story Little Toot by .  Cinematography by .  Produced by .  Music by , .  Film Editing by , .  

The last Disney film made up of short animated musical numbers that Walt produced before returning to traditional narrative with The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toadthis was the equally creative and infuriating follow-up to Make Mine Music. Here the live-action skits have been pumped up, featuring appearances by and the very young  and Luana Patten. Animation highlights include “The Story of Johnny Appleseed” and the combination live-action/animation number “Blame It On The Samba”.

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