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Director(s)Walt Disney
Producer(s)Walt Disney
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The Skeleton Dance (1929) was a Animation - Family Film directed by Walt Disney and produced by Walt Disney.

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Saturday Morning Cartoons: The Skeleton Dance (1929)

on Oct 26, 2013 From True Classics

1929 was a good year for Walt Disney: his seminal creation, Mickey Mouse, had just broken out as a huge star in the wake of the immensely popular short¬†Steamboat Willie¬†(1928). That cartoon’s success led to a series of sound-synchronized Mickey cartoons being released to theaters, two of which... Read full article


The Skeleton Dance (1929)

By KC on Oct 31, 2009 From Classic Movies

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Worried that he would be too dependent on Mickey, Walt Disney wanted to diversify. Carl W. Stalling came up with the idea of producing "musical novelties" (which would later become "Silly Symphonies"). He even came up with the idea of the dancing skeletons for the first of the series (as a child he had seen an ad in "The American Boy" magazine for a dancing skeleton and the image stuck with him).
The first of Walt Disney's Silly Symphony series.
"The Skeleton Dance" became the first cartoon that the Cartay Circle Theater in Los Angeles ever showed.
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