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The Blue Danube

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  • Theatrical Film
  • Traditional Animation
  • MGM
  • Distributed by: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Cartoon Characters: Swans, Duckling.
  • Directed By Hugh Harman.
  • Produced By Fred Quimby.
  • Music: Scott Bradley.
  • Originally Released on October 28, 1939.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • TechniColor
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

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A conductor, in silhouette against sheet music, leads the title tune, which dissolves into a series of placid landscapes. We see a swan family. A duckling rescues the little swans.

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Nice Harman Ising production

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To correct the one reviewer, he was watching To Spring and not Blue Danube. But they are similar in some ways. Both feature mystical elements bringing color to nature. In this cartoon, the animals bring the blue to the Danube by crushing grapes and emptying...  (read more)
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I saw "The Blue Danube" only once, and years ago, but remember it as the story of underground elves who wake in winter and, through a sort of essembly line, create spring. There is little or no dialogue in the cartoon, and it is set to 'The...  (read more)
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