The Milky WayThe Milky Way (1940) Theatrical Cartoon
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- Theatrical ShortShort
- Traditional Animation
- Distributed by: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
- Cartoon Characters: Three Little Kittens.
- Directed By Rudolf Ising.
- Produced By Fred Quimby.
- Awards: Academy Award Winner, Best Short Subject (Cartoon), 1941.
- Music: Scott Bradley.
- Originally Released on June 22, 1940.
- Originally Released Theatrically.
- Running Time: 7:58 minutes.
- Production Number: 4007
Three kittens, denied milk as punishment for misbehaving, sail up into the Milky Way in a hot air balloon. Once in the Milky Way, they find it a land of natural milk springs and gushers. The kittens proceed to happily gorge themselves on milk. However, it turns... (more)
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This was the first cartoon not released by Disney to win an Academy Award for animated short subject.
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