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Recorded by Frank Luther and his orchestra in November 1933, the music was derived from the popular Mickey Mouse and Silly Symphony cartoons, including "In a Silly Symphony," "Dance of the Bogey Man," "Mickey Mouse and Minnie's in Town," and "Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?"
In 1940 RCA Victor released an album described as "recorded from the original soundtrack of the Walt Disney Production 'Pinocchio.'" This is the first time the phrase "original soundtrack" was used to refer to a commercially available movie recording.
The record earned platinum sales awards (more than a million units) in the U.S. and Canada, and similar sales were recognized in such far-flung markets as Portugal and Australia.
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