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Melody Time (1948) was a Animation - Family Film directed by Jack Kinney and Clyde Geronimi and produced by Walt Disney.

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Melody Time (1948)

By Kristen on Dec 1, 2012 From Journeys in Classic Film

Only one more package film, only one more package film! ?It’s rough going in the Disney Vault everyone. ?Next week is the last of the Disney package films, and it cannot come soon enough. ?Melody Time seems to the example of why these films worked best cut up, and shown on the Disney Channel. ... Read full article

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During the making of this movie, when composer Ken Darby presented the music for the "Johnny Appleseed" segment to Walt Disney, Walt scorned the music, as sounding "like New Deal music," to which an enraged Darby shouted back, "THAT is just a cross-section of one man's opinion!" Darby would not be at the studio much longer after that.
Because of the controversy about smoking the "Pecos Bill" segment was heavily edited for release to DVD. In the original film Bill is seen smoking a cigarette in several sequences. The cigarette was edited out in each case resulting in the removal of almost the entire tornado sequence and some odd hand and mouth movements for Bill throughout.
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