Merbabies (1938) - Silly Symphonies Theatrical Cartoon Series

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  • Silly Symphonies Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Walt Disney Studios
  • Animation Studio: Harman-Ising Studios
  • Distributed by: RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
  • Cartoon Characters: Merbabies, Whale.
  • Directed By Rudolf Ising, Vernon Stallings.
  • Produced By Walt Disney.
  • Music: Scott Bradley.
  • Originally Released on December 09, 1938.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 8:36 minutes.
  • Production Number: 3817
  • TechniColor
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

Various redheaded "merbabies" materialize out of the crashing surf and are summoned to a playground on the floor of the ocean for an underwater circus. When a whale blows them all to the surface, they disappear into the waves from which...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

The salt water sequel to "Water Babies" (1935). Due to Disney's high volume of cartoon production, the studio got a little ahead of itself. Disney contracted out the production of three Silly Symphonies shorts- Merbabies, Pipe Dreams, and The...  (more)

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My grandmother's family ran the first movie theater in her city (1920's) and would always talk about this cartoon and how I (with red hair) reminded her of her little merbabies. It was great to find this on your site and am happy that I saw it...  (read more)

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