Source Material of Melody Time

10th June, 2011 - Posted by DisAnim - Comments Off on Source Material of Melody Time

Once Upon a Wintertime This is an old holiday song that we don’t hear too much anymore. Bumble Boogie This is, of course, based upon “Flight of the Bumblebee” by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. Did you know that the song is originally part of an opera? The bumblebee is actually a prince who is turned into an […] Read More

What’s in a Name? – Melody Time

6th June, 2011 - Posted by DisAnim - Comments Off on What’s in a Name? – Melody Time

The title Melody Time is fairly obvious. A lot of the names from the film either require no explanation or have no explanation (as far as I can figure). For example, Johnny Appleseed got his name from planting apples, Little Toot got his name from the tooting sounds he makes, and Pecos Bill is named […] Read More

The Best of Times, the Worst of Times – Review of Melody Time

30th May, 2011 - Posted by DisAnim - Comments Off on The Best of Times, the Worst of Times – Review of Melody Time

As I’ve mentioned, I’m simply not a fan of the package films. Fun and Fancy Free was something of an exception, perhaps because it only has two segments and both are fairly developed. Nevertheless, Melody Time is a bit different. Some of the segments are completely boring to me, but many of them were quite […] Read More