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The Storybook Review (Mother Goose Stories) (1946)

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Mother Goose Stories

1 year, 8 months ago at Nov 5 2:07
“Mother Goose Stories,” or “The Storybook Review” depending on where you’ve learned the title, is a ten minute short film encompassing four nursery rhymes, complete and unabridged. It’s also just absolutely bizarre to watch given that stop-motion animation was nowhere near as fluid as it is now, so the characters frequently have faces that melt from one expression into another. It’s ... read more
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A compilation of 4 Mother Goose stories "photographed in three dimensional animation" and unified by a prologue and an epilogue with Mother Goose herself magically setting up a projector to show the films. The familiar stories are "Little Miss Muffett," "Old Mother Hubbard," "The Queen of Hearts" and "Humpty Dumpty."
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JxSxPx posted a review 1 year, 8 months ago

Mother Goose Stories

““Mother Goose Stories,” or “The Storybook Review” depending on where you’ve learned the title, is a ten minute short film encompassing four nursery rhymes, complete and unabridged. It’s also just absolutely bizarre to watch given that stop-motion animation was nowhere near as fluid as it is now, so the characters frequently have faces that melt from one expression into another. It’s not just this strange misty-faced emotive performing of the dolls that’s unnerving, but the maniacal glee that Ray Harryhausen exudes in animating the more violent and hallucinatory parts of these rhymes.   It starts off innocently enough with a storybook opening to reveal a kindly Mother Goose, and a pet goose that follow her around. This Mother Goose looks less like an Old Timey librarian a” read more

JxSxPx rated this 7/10 1 year, 8 months ago

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