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A Symposium on Popular Songs (1962)

A Symposium on Popular Songs
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6.9 IMDB rating
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Paul Frees Paul Frees
Ludwig Von Drake / Al Jolson
Gloria Wood Gloria Wood
The Andrews Sisters singing The Boogie Woogie Bakery Man / Helen Kane
Billy Storm Billy Storm
Man Singing Puppy Love Is Here to Stay
Skip Farrell Skip Farrell
Bing Crosby
Ray Bauduc Ray Bauduc
Danny Best Danny Best
Musician-Trumpet and Cornet
Nick Fatool Nick Fatool
Justin Gordon Justin Gordon
Musician-Tenor Sax

Written by
Xavier Atencio Xavier Atencio


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Professor Ludwig von Drake plays a variety of popular music, all of which he wrote. First, ragtime: the Rutabaga Rag, with vegetables dancing in stop-motion. Next, the Charleston, with cut-out animation of a singer and dancers. Dixieland and more cut-out animation; the crooner/love ballad; 50's doo-wop; and finally, rockabilly
Release date: 19 December 1962
Short (2), Comedy (1), Animation (1), 1962 (1), Ludwig Von Drake (1), Animated (1), Disney (1), Music (1), Mickey And Friends (1), Family (1)
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"DIR: Bill Justice SUMMARY: Professor Ludwig von Drake presents a series of songs in popular styles, all of which he claims to have invented. WHY IT'S HERE: Disney's 'A Symposium on Popular Songs' is a 20 minute talk by Ludwig Von Drake (a marvellous character) in which he takes us through a series of styles of popular music of the 20th century, all of which he claims to have invented. Ludwig's sections are the parts that resemble classic Disney but they are broken up by stop-motion and cut-out"

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Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film (348 movies items)

"1963 NOMINEE - Walt Disney Productions/Buena Vista - Walt Disney"

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