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The Sunshine Makers

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  • Rainbow Parade Theatrical Cartoon Series
  • Traditional Animation
  • Van Beuren Studios
  • Distributed by: RKO Radio Pictures
  • Cartoon Characters: Gnomes, Goblins.
  • Directed By Ted Eshbaugh.
  • Produced By Amadee J. Van Beuren.
  • Music: Winston Sharples.
  • Originally Released on January 11, 1935.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 7:41 minutes.
  • TechniColor
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

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This is the story of a community of happy, identical little gnomes who have the ability to distill sunshine into a bottled elixir. Anyone consuming this liquid...  (more)

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Originally released as a promotional film for Borden's Milk, thus the "Borden" script on the title card.

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A very catchy cartoon, in all. Despite the poor colour system in use which is often compounded with age, it is a very vibrant cartoon that doesn't dwell too much on the evils of the "grumpies" despite the simplistic...  (read more)
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This is a wonderful cartoon! Some things left out of the synopsis: sunshine is bottled in milk bottles AND the cartoon was commissioned by a major dairy corporation. That commercialism doesn't hurt a bit. Favorite part: when the happy dwarf prepares to pour...  (read more)
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I often sing the song of the Goblins for young children who are feeling sorry for themselves: "I'm happy when I'm sad. I'm always feeling bad" "How are you?" "Terrible!" "Fine, that's...  (read more)
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