Song of the South Overview:

Song of the South (1946) was a Animation - Family Film directed by Wilfred Jackson and Harve Foster and produced by Walt Disney and Perce Pearce.

Academy Awards 1947 --- Ceremony Number 20 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Music - ScoringDaniele Amfitheatrof, Paul J. Smith, Charles WolcottNominated
Best Music - SongMusic by Allie Wrubel; Lyrics by Ray GilbertWon
Special AwardTo James Baskett for his able and heart-warming characterization of Uncle Remus, friend and story teller to the children of the world in Walt Disney's Song of the South.Won
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Contrary to Popular Opinion Blogathon: Song of the South (1946)

By Bernardo Villela on Jan 18, 2015 From The Movie Rat

Is This Really Contrary to Popular Opinion, or Why Choose Song of the South In the course of this brief examination of Song of the South I hope that the only mea culpa I have to write is about the fact that my enjoying this film is not a minority view. Usually, when I?ve seen discussion about the fi... Read full article


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Uncle Remus: Now, this here tale didn't happen just yesterday, nor the day before. 'Twas a long time ago. And in them days, everything was mighty satisfactual. The critters, they was closer to the folks, and the folks, they was closer to the critters, and if you'll excuse me for saying so, 'twas better all around.


Uncle Remus: [about Johnny] Miss Doshy, what us gonna do 'bout that child?
Grandmother: I wish I knew. A grandmother doesn't account for much these days.
Uncle Remus: Yes, 'm, it's a pity, too.


Uncle Remus: Miss Sally, Johnny didn't mean no harm. He was just tryin' to be like Brer Rabbit.


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Facts about

All but five minutes of this film contains music.
The working title for Song of the South was "Uncle Remus".
Most of the outdoor live action scenes were filmed in Phoenix, Arizona.
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