Smiles (1929) - Screen Songs Theatrical Cartoon Series

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  • Screen Songs Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Fleischer Studios
  • Distributed by: Paramount Studios
  • Cartoon Characters: Male Vocal Quartet.
  • Voice Actors: Billy Murray.
  • Directed By Dave Fleischer.
  • Produced By Max Fleischer, Adolph Zukor.
  • Music: Lee S. Roberts, J. Will Callahan.
  • Originally Released on September 27, 1929.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Production Number: FL2911
  • Black & White
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

A male vocal quartet is singing on stage. A spotlight close up shows their eyeballs shaking hands. The bouncing ball begins. Later, back on stage, one guy plays a series of instruments. Another leans out of a window and plays the written score as if the letters...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

This series of animated cartoons- sometimes including bits of live action- took popular songs of the day and combined the popular "bouncing ball" following the lyrics in an effort for audience singalongs.

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