Make Mine Music
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In his first postwar animated feature, Walt Disney attempted to repeat the Fantasia formula, substituting "pop" music for the Classics. Make Mine Music consists of ten unrelated cartoon vignettes, each one featuring a popular recording artist. "A Rustic Ballad" is the story of the Martin-Coy hillbilly feud, narrated musically by the King's Men. "A Tone Poem" is an impressionistic interpretation of the song "Blue Bayou", sung by the Ken Darby chorus and rendered artistically by Disney's ace animators. "A Jazz Interlude", done in… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Even Walt Disney's best films -- barring his wonderful slapstick -- have suffered from sticky taste; in this effort to be just plain folksy, that stickiness pretty thoroughly gums up the works."
‑ , TIME Magazine
"Vivid, motley, ornamental and just-a-bit questionable in spots."
‑ Bosley Crowther, New York Times
"Disney animation-live action holds up well"
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
"It entertains all the way."
‑ Variety Staff, Variety
"An uneven, but generally well done and entertaining, potpourri of 10 cartoons set to disparate musical styles."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"A wonderful Disney offering featuring great animation."
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
"Overall, it's hit and miss."
‑ Trevor Johnston, Time Out
"One of the saddest little orphans in the whole of the Disney animated features canon... though the film hits more than it misses over the course of its ten sequences."
‑ Tim Brayton, Antagony & Ecstasy
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