The Old Mill (1937) - Silly Symphonies Theatrical Cartoon Series

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The Old Mill (1937) - Silly Symphonies Theatrical Cartoon Series The Old Mill

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  • Silly Symphonies Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Walt Disney Studios
  • Distributed by: RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
  • Cartoon Characters: Animals in the Mill.
  • Directed By Wilfred Jackson.
  • Produced By Walt Disney.
  • Animated By Ugo D'Orsi, Jack Hannah, Robert Martsch, Dan McManus, Josh Meador, Tom Palmer, Stan Quackenbush, George Rowley, Ralph Somerville, Robert Stokes, Bob Wickersham.
  • Awards: Oscar Statuette  Academy Award Winner, Best Short Subject (Cartoon), 1938.
  • Music: Leigh Harline.
  • Originally Released on November 05, 1937.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 9 minutes.
  • Production Number: MPAA: 3154
  • TechniColor
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

Various birds, mice and bats take up residence in an old windmill. Frogs, crickets and fireflies make their music in an adjacent pond. A storm slowly approaches, building suspense. The wind turns the mill's blades, which turn gears inside the mill. A small bird...  (more)

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This short was the first production use of the Disney multiplane camera. Disney also won an Academy Award (Scientific or Technical, Class II) for the invention and use of the Multiplane Camera which allowed a greater depth of field than the regular...  (more)

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The Old Mill is my favorite cartoon short made by Walt Disney and his team. Very exciting animation, wonderful music and beatuful story! Thanks to Disney for this great cartoon for...  (read more)

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