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'Package Films' is the name given to four animated feature films produced by the Walt Disney Studios during World War II. When the army robbed Disney of most of its manpower and facilities, the studio needed an easy source of revenue to keep from going under. As it happens, the studio was littered with several half-finished ideas for shorts and features. So these four films were made by compiling these "featurettes" into feature-length packages. 12 frames per second is the typical rate for an animated cartoon. ... For other uses see film (disambiguation) Film refers to the celluliod media on which movies are printed Film — also called movies, the cinema, the silver screen, moving pictures, photoplays, picture shows, flicks, or motion pictures, — is a field that encompasses motion pictures as an art form or as part of... The Walt Disney Company (most commonly known as Disney) (NYSE: DIS) is one of the largest media and entertainment corporations in the world. ... Combatants Allies: • Poland, • UK & Commonwealth, • France/Free France, • Soviet Union, • USA, • China, ...and others Axis: • Germany, • Italy, • Japan, ...and others Casualties Military dead: 17 million Civilian dead: 33 million Total: 50 million Full list Military dead: 8 million Civilian dead: 4 million Total: 12 million Full list World War II...


Fun and Fancy Free combined the stories of "Bongo the Circus Bear", narrated by Dinah Shore, and the incredibly popular "Mickey and the Beanstalk", narrated by ventriloquist Edgar Bergen and his dummies Charlie McCarthy and Mortimer Snerd. Additional animation featured Jiminy Cricket, previously seen in Disney's Pinocchio. Fun and Fancy Free (first released on September 27, 1947) is a feature film produced by Walt Disney Studios and released by RKO Radio Pictures. ... Dinah Shore (born Frances Rose Shore, February 29, 1916 – February 24, 1994) was an American singer, actress and talk show host. ... Edgar John Bergen (born February 16, 1903; died September 30, 1978) was an American actor and radio performer, best known as a ventriloquist. ... Edgar John Bergen (February 16, 1903 _ September 30, 1978) was an American actor and radio performer, best known as a ventriloquist. ... Jiminy Cricket is an animated cartoon character who first appeared in the 1940 Walt Disney animated film Pinocchio. ... Pinocchio is the second animated feature in the Disney animated features canon. ...


Make Mine Music was a compilation of ten unrelated musical stories featuring the talents of The Andrews Sisters, Benny Goodman, Jerry Colonna, and Dinah Shore among others. Make Mine Music is an animated feature produced by Walt Disney and released to theatres by RKO Radio Pictures on April 20, 1946. ... The Andrews Sisters on the cover of the reissue collection The Best of the Andrew Sisters: The Millennium Collection. ... Benny Goodman, born Benjamin David Goodman, (May 30, 1909 – June 13, 1986) was a famous Jazz musician, known as King of Swing, Patriarch of the Clarinet, The Professor, and Swings Senior Statesman. // Childhood and early years Goodman was born in Chicago, the son of poor Jewish immigrants who lived... Gerardo Luigi Colonna (September 17, 1904- November 21, 1986) was an Italian-American comedian and songwriter. ... Dinah Shore (born Frances Rose Shore, February 29, 1916 – February 24, 1994) was an American singer, actress and talk show host. ...


Melody Time was made up of six shorts, comparable to Make Mine Music's line-up. Dennis Day, Freddie Martin, Roy Rogers and The Andrews Sisters were among the stars. Melody Time (first released on May 27, 1948) is an animated feature produced by Walt Disney and released to theatres by RKO Radio Pictures. ... Dennis Day (May 21, 1918 - June 22, 1988) Irish American singer who appeared for years on Jack Bennys radio and television shows. ... Freddie Martin was born on December 6th, 1909 in Cleveland, Ohio. ... Dale Evans & Roy Rogers Leonard Franklin Slye (November 5, 1911 – July 6, 1998), became famous as Roy Rogers, a singer and cowboy actor. ... The Andrews Sisters on the cover of the reissue collection The Best of the Andrew Sisters: The Millennium Collection. ...


The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad combined the films The Wind in the Willows based on the book by Kenneth Grahame and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving. They were narrated by Basil Rathbone and Bing Crosby respectively. The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. ... Kenneth Grahame (March 8, 1859 – July 6, 1932) was an Scottish novelist. ... Washington Irving Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 – November 28, 1859) was an American author of the early 19th century. ... Basil Rathbone Publicty Photo Basil Rathbone (13 June 1892 – 21 July 1967) was an English actor most famous for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes and swashbuckler film villain roles. ... Bing Crosby Harry Lillis Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977) was an American singer and actor whose career flourished from 1926 until his death in 1977. ...


Films like Fantasia, the two Latin American films Saludos Amigos and The Three Caballeros, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh and Fantasia 2000 are also occasionally listed in this category. After the success of Cinderella in 1950, Disney stopped releasing package films, but they kept the studio alive during a difficult time in its history. It was even released a package film of award winning Disney shorts including Three Little Pigs and The Old Mill and such before Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs had premiere. If this was an official release and how long it was is not known. Fantasia is a 1940 motion picture, the third in the Disney animated features canon, which was a Walt Disney experiment in animation and music. ... Saludos Amigos is a 1942 film set in Latin America, produced by Walt Disney and released by RKO Radio Pictures. ... The Three Caballeros is a 1944 feature film, combining live-action and animation, produced by Walt Disney Productions and distributed by RKO Radio Pictures. ... The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh is a full-length animated film produced by Walt Disney Productions and first released on March 11, 1977. ... Fantasia 2000 is the thirty-eighth animated feature in the Disney animated features canon. ... Walt Disneys 1950 adaptation of Cinderella. ...


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