Melody Time
Melody Time (1948)

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… More

Rated: G
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Release Date: May 27, 1948
DVD Release Date: June 6, 2000
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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Melody Time is a charming musical anthology film that's expertly crafted and filled with high-spirited numbers.

TIME Magazine

The straight technical expertism is still one of the wonders of the movie world.

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TV Guide

This last musical compilation film from the Disney studios was also one of the best, and Disney's animators display their entire creative range.

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Bosley Crowther
New York Times

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.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

A film much more entertaining than you'd expect, even if only two of its seven sequences individually reach classic status.

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Keith Phipps
AV Club

A charming, imaginative anthology of cartoon shorts set to music by the likes of such '40s favorites as Roy Rogers and The Andrews Sisters.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Very colorful, very musical Disney animation near-classic.

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Flixster Audience Score: 50% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
A slight improvement over Make Mine Music as another Disney package film combining music and narrative, now with seven stories that may not exactly be memorable… More
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Daniel Mumby
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Jackson Walsh
Definitely the best of the package films and the only one that was both good to look at and entertaining at the same time. Basically everything I love about the… More