Melody Time
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Disney was known for combining his musical cartoon shorts into interesting feature-length anthologies and Melody Time is one of the best. But for the fact that all of the featured segments have musical themes, they vary widely in musical and artistic style. Included are the exciting "Bumble Boogie," with a jazzy version of Rimski-Korsakov's famed "Flight of the Bumblebee," played by Freddy Martin and His Orchestra; the legend of Johnny Appleseed, "Little Toot," the story of a courageous tug-boat narrated by the Andrews Sisters; "Trees," based on… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 88%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The straight technical expertism is still one of the wonders of the movie world."
‑ , TIME Magazine
"This last musical compilation film from the Disney studios was also one of the best, and Disney's animators display their entire creative range."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"Like healthy, imaginative children, those Disney boys are full of strange caprice. One minute they are doing something charming; the next minute they are slopping in the jam."
‑ Bosley Crowther, New York Times
"A film much more entertaining than you'd expect, even if only two of its seven sequences individually reach classic status."
‑ Tim Brayton, Antagony & Ecstasy
"A charming, imaginative anthology of cartoon shorts set to music by the likes of such '40s favorites as Roy Rogers and The Andrews Sisters."
‑ Keith Phipps, AV Club
"Very colorful, very musical Disney animation near-classic."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
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