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The Grasshopper and the Ants (1934)

The Grasshopper and the Ants                                  (1934)
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Pinto Colvig Pinto Colvig
Grasshopper


Written by
Aesop Aesop
fable (uncredited)
William Cottrell William Cottrell
story (uncredited)


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The Grasshopper and the Ants

6 years, 4 months ago at Jun 23 22:12
"The Grasshopper and the Ants" is one of those stories that everyone clearly knows, or at least has a vague idea of the mechanics of the plot. And this Silly Symphonies short adapts it quite faithfully. Although hearing Goofy's very specific voice come out of another character takes a minute of adjustment, the short is quite worth a viewing.

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Release date: 10 February 1934
Tags: Short (5), 1930s (5), 1934 (5), Animation (3), Comedy (3), Musical (3), Silly Symphony (3), Family (2), Color (2), Disney (2), Usa (2), Technicolor (1), RKO (1), Animated Short (1), Cartoon (1), Animated (1), 8 Min. (1), English (1), Walt Disney (1)
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" Memorable grasshopper that talks and laughs like Goofy play the violin singing a catchy song, "The World Owes Me a Living". Even the smallest one in the family sat through the entire short so this one is good for everyone."


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"DIR: Wilfred Jackson SUMMARY: A happy-go-lucky Grasshopper spends his Summer dancing and playing his fiddle while laughing at the industrious ants for working all Summer. But then Winter arrives... WHY IT'S HERE: Based on an Aesop's Fable, Disney's version of 'The Grasshopper and the Ants' was further evidence of how beautiful and effective their colour Silly Symphonies were becoming. Narratively, 'The Grasshopper and the Ants' is a retread of the same ground covered by 'Three Little Pigs' b"