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

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Song Of The South

Song Of The South

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

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  • Feature Length Animated FilmFeature
  • Live-Action/2D Animation Hybrid
  • Walt Disney Studios
  • Distributed by: RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
  • 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.
  • Voice Actors: 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...
  • Directed By Wilfred Jackson, Harve Foster, William McGarry.
  • Produced By Walt Disney, 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, Milt Kahl, Eric Larson, Ollie Johnston.; more Animators More Cartoon Animators...
  • Awards: Oscar Statuette  Academy Award Winner, Honorary Award (James Baskett), 1947, Oscar Statuette  Academy Award Winner, Best Music, Song "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah" (Music: Allie Wrubel; more Awards More Awards...
  • Music: Ray Gilbert, Sam Coslow, Allie Wrubel, Arthur Johnston, Johnny Lange, Hy Heath; more Musicians More Musicians...
  • Editor: William M. Morgan.
  • Originally Released on November 12, 1946.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 94 minutes.
  • Production Number: 2029.
    MPAA: 11163
  • TechniColor
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

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 Rabbit, Brer Fox and Brer Bear. Johnny finds friendship with a local girl, Ginny Favers, but is bullied...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

Combined live action and animation. Billed as "Walt Disney's first live-action musical drama." James Baskett (Uncle Remus) was the first live actor hired by Disney. James Baskett passed away two years after this cartoon is released. Because...  (more)

Production budget estimated at $2.1 million.

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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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Song of the South

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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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Song of the South

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You would think the racial climate in the United States would be such by now that we could see this movie for what it really is ,an inovative work that combines animation with live action, with some catchy tunes to boot . Oh well...  (read more)

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Song of the South

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Song of the South is one of the great hidden treasures of Animation, scarcely seen not because of a lack of quality (it is excellent) but due to racial tensions in the United States. The songs are by and large all classics by now. The animation is crisp and...  (read more)

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