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Song Of The South

Song Of The South (1946) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film Song Of The South

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Walt Disney Studios Johnny Lee.
Live-Action Cast: Bobby Driscoll
, Ruth Warrick, James Baskett, Luana Patten, Lucile Watson, Hattie McDaniel, Eric Rolf; Full Voice Cast Full Voice Cast..
Wilfred Jackson, Harve Foster, William McGarry Walt Disney, Perce Pearce , , , , , , William M. Morgan Ray Gilbert, Sam Coslow, Allie Wrubel, Arthur Johnston, Johnny Lange, Hy Heath, Eliot Daniel, Robert MacGimsey, Foster Carling, Edward Plumb; more Writers More Writers..
  • 1946
  • Walt Disney Studios
  • RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
  • Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film
  • Cartoon Characters: Br'er Fox, Br'er Bear, Br'er Rabbit, Br'er Possum, Br'er Frog, Mr. Bluebird, Birds.
    Live-Action Characters: Johnny, Sally, Uncle Remus, Ginny, Grandmother, Aunt Tempy, John, Toby, Maid, Mrs. Favers, The Favers Boys.
  • Vocal Talent: Johnny Lee (Br'er Rabbit), James Baskett (Br'er Fox), Nicodemus Stewart (Br'er Bear), The DeCastro Sisters (Bird Voices [uncredited]).
    Live-Action Cast: Bobby Driscoll (Johnny), Ruth Warrick (Sally), James Baskett (Uncle Remus), Luana Patten (Ginny), Lucile Watson (Grandmother), Hattie McDaniel (Aunt Tempy), Eric Rolf (John), Glenn Leedy (Toby), Anita Brown (Maid), Mary Field (Mrs. Favers), George Nokes (Favers Boy), Gene Holland (Favers Boy).
  • Directed By Wilfred Jackson (Animation).
    Live-Action Director: Harve Foster.
    Assistant Director: William McGarry (uncredited).
  • Produced By Walt Disney.
    Associate Producer: Perce Pearce.
  • Animated By Don Lusk, Harvey Toombs, Tom Massey, Ken O'Brien, Murray McClellan, Al Coe, Jack Campbell, Hal Ambro, Hal King, Cliff Norberg, Rudy Larriva.
    Supervising Animators: Milt Kahl, Eric Larson, Ollie Johnston (as Oliver M. Johnston Jr)., Les Clark, Marc Davis, John Lounsbery.
    Effects Animation: Josh Meador, George Rowley, Blaine Gibson, Brad Case.
  • Written By Dalton Reymond.
    Screenplay: Dalton Reymond, Morton Grant, Maurice Rapf.
    Cartoon Story: Bill Peet, Ralph Wright, George Stallings.
    Original Books Uncle Remus, Nights With Uncle Remus: Joel Chandler Harris.
  • Edited By William M. Morgan.

Additional Crew:



  • Cinematography: Gregg Toland.
  • Technicolor Color Director: Natalie Kalmus.
  • Technicolor Color Associate: Mitchell Kovaleski.
  • Art Direction: Perry Ferguson.
  • Cartoon Art Direction: Kenneth Anderson, Charles Philippi, Harold Doughty, Hugh Hennesy, Philip Barber.
  • Background and Color Stylists: Mary Blair, Claude Coats.
  • Backgrounds: Ralph Hulett, Brice Mack, Ray Huffine, Edgar Starr, Al Dempster.
  • Art Treatment: Elmer Plummer.
  • Set Decoration: Irving W. Sindler (uncredited).
  • Costume Design: Mary Wills.
  • Special Processes: Ub Iwerks.
  • Sound Director: C.O. Slyfield.
  • Sound Recording: Fred Lau, Harold Steck.

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In the post-Civil War South, Little Johnny is taken to his grandmother's plantation where he meets kindly Uncle Remus and is guided by his tall tales of Brer...  (more)

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I've seen this film..when it was

rereleased back in the 1970's.


And I never found it racist or

unreal in any way.


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As a American who is black, I want to see this released again. I remember seeing this when I was really young, and the singing was awesome! I want my kids to see it too. No one asked me or anyone that I know if they should seal this movie up because of...  (read more)

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I was fortunate enough while stationed in Japan to rent the Japanese Laserdisc release of this classic. The live action portions are painfully strained (not due to racial overtones; just a script that is weak and acting that pushes cute to regions beyond),...  (read more)

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