The Skeleton Dance (1929) - Silly Symphonies Theatrical Cartoon Series


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  • Silly Symphonies Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Walt Disney Studios
  • Distributed by: Powers Cinephone
  • Cartoon Characters: Four Skeletons.
  • Directed By Walt Disney.
  • Produced By Walt Disney.
  • Animated By Ub Iwerks, Roy O. Disney, Walt Disney, Wilfred Jackson.
  • Music: Carl W. Stalling, Edvard Grieg.
  • Originally Released on August 22, 1929.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 5:30 minutes.
  • Black & White
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

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A group of skeletons dance the night away in this classic short.

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There's a roughness in the early Disney animation that entirely fits the trick-or-treat atmosphere. The music is Grieg's "Dance of the Gnomes," with plenty of xylophone-bone effects. As important for the series it inaugurated as for its...  (read more)

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You rarely ever see this cartoon, but on the rare occasions it is shown I have to watch it! There is something about this cartoon -- it is timeless and just absolutely fun to watch!! I could watch it over & over & if I could find it for sale anywhere...  (read more)

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If you like skeletons -- and who doesn't -- this is nearly the last word. Macabre and playful!

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