History WesternAnimation / SillySymphonies

14th Apr '16 1:36:34 AM foxley
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* InstrumentOfMurder: In "Music Land" the Land of Symphony shoots weaponized musical notes out of giant cannon-like organ pipes and the Isle of Jazz does the same with brass and woodwind instruments. The notes impact like small cannon balls.
7th Feb '16 3:41:40 PM nombretomado
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''Silly Symphonies'' was a hugely popular and influential series of [[WesternAnimation/ClassicDisneyShorts Disney short subjects]] from TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation, generally themed around music and lushly animated fairy tales. They were a very important part of Disney's history, pioneering many of their animation techniques, as well as giving animators preparation for work in the feature length animated films that the studio would later become famous for. The series would have a massive impact on the animation industry, inspiring many imitators, some of which would later evolve into future competitors for Disney, such as the WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes and [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Merrie Melodies]] franchise. It also won seven Oscars, a record matched only by WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry.

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''Silly Symphonies'' was a hugely popular and influential series of [[WesternAnimation/ClassicDisneyShorts Disney short subjects]] from TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation, UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation, generally themed around music and lushly animated fairy tales. They were a very important part of Disney's history, pioneering many of their animation techniques, as well as giving animators preparation for work in the feature length animated films that the studio would later become famous for. The series would have a massive impact on the animation industry, inspiring many imitators, some of which would later evolve into future competitors for Disney, such as the WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes and [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Merrie Melodies]] franchise. It also won seven Oscars, a record matched only by WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry.
15th Dec '15 2:14:54 PM DrNoPuma
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* RegalRuff:
** Amusingly, in the short ''The Golden Touch'', King Midas' cat wears one, implying that Midas is so rich that he's able to afford such a fancy accessory for his ''pet!''
** In the Silly Symphony ''Music Land'', the Queen of the Land of Symphony wears one. Fitting, as she is a rather strict, uptight ruler.
20th Nov '15 3:06:11 PM MHarrington
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* GoneHorriblyRight: The Practical Pig's lie detector works a little ''too'' well, as he learns the hard way when the contraption punishes the first two pigs for lying about them not swimming and he tells them, "[[TemptingFate This hurts me worse than it does you!]]"
22nd Sep '15 6:51:33 PM MHarrington
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* StarCrossedLovers: In "Music Land", the saxophone prince of the Isle of Jazz and the cello princess of the Land of Symphony are these.
21st Sep '15 10:11:05 AM MHarrington
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* SlobsVersusSnobs: Metaphorically depicted in "Music Land", which had some TruthInTelevision for its time: in the 1930s, there were fans of classical music and fans of jazz, and they were often each disdainful of the other; classical fans viewed jazz fans as slobs, while the latter called the former snobs.

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* SlobsVersusSnobs: Metaphorically depicted in "Music Land", which had some with its feud between classical music and jazz. This was a case of TruthInTelevision for its time: in the 1930s, there were fans of classical music and fans of jazz, and they were often each disdainful of the other; classical fans viewed jazz fans as slobs, while the latter called the former snobs.
21st Sep '15 10:08:51 AM MHarrington
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* HoistByHisOwnPetard: Demonstrated in "Flowers and Trees" and "Toby Tortoise Returns".
* IronicEcho: From "The Golden Touch", "Give me gold, not advice!" comes back to bite King Midas in the back minutes later.

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* HoistByHisOwnPetard: Demonstrated in "Flowers and Trees" and Trees", "Toby Tortoise Returns".
Returns" and "The Practical Pig".
* IronicEcho: From "The Golden Touch", "Give me gold, not advice!" comes back to bite King Midas in the back minutes later.towards the end of the short.



* PredatorsAreMean: The octopus in "Frolicking Fish", the hawk in "Birds Of A Feather", the titular fly in "The Spider And The Fly", the cat in "The Bird Store", and the Big Bad Wolf in the "Three Little Pigs" series. Averted in the original "The Ugly Duckling", where ducks eating a worm isn't portrayed negatively. Played with by "Birds In The Spring", where one of the titular birds trying to eat a grasshopper isn't portrayed as mean but a snake trying to eat that same bird is.

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* PredatorsAreMean: The octopus in "Frolicking Fish", the hawk in "Birds Of A Feather", the titular fly spider in "The Spider And The Fly", the cat in "The Bird Store", the crow in "Bugs In Love", and the Big Bad Wolf in the "Three Little Pigs" series. Averted in the original "The Ugly Duckling", where ducks eating a worm isn't portrayed negatively. Played with by "Birds In The Spring", where one of the titular birds trying to eat a grasshopper isn't portrayed as mean but a snake trying to eat that same bird is.


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* SlobsVersusSnobs: Metaphorically depicted in "Music Land", which had some TruthInTelevision for its time: in the 1930s, there were fans of classical music and fans of jazz, and they were often each disdainful of the other; classical fans viewed jazz fans as slobs, while the latter called the former snobs.
8th Sep '15 1:32:37 PM MartialArtsMaster
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* AllGirlsWantBadBoys: Averted in "The Cookie Carnival". The cookie queen picks the sweet gingerbread man over the devil food cakes.

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* AllGirlsWantBadBoys: AllGirlsWantBadBoys:
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Averted in "The Cookie Carnival". The cookie queen picks the sweet gingerbread man over the devil food cakes.cakes.
** Averted in "Elmer Elephant." The young boys in the cartoon are jerks who make fun of the sweet-natured Elmer because of his long nose. Tillie Tiger, however, is first willing to kiss Elmer on the cheek for bringing her flowers for her birthday, and then kiss him on the lips for saving her life from a fire.
28th Aug '15 1:18:53 PM phoenix
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* BeeAfraid: In the climax of "Birds in the Spring".



* EverythingsWorseWithBees: In the climax of "Birds in the Spring".
30th Jul '15 7:58:55 AM Morgenthaler
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* TheSkeletonDance: August 22, 1929, Walt Disney: The first of the series. The bulk of the cartoon was animated by UbIwerks, with one part (with a Skeleton playing a rib-bone xylophone) animated by [[DisneysNineOldMen Les Clark]]. One of The50GreatestCartoons.

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* TheSkeletonDance: WesternAnimation/TheSkeletonDance: August 22, 1929, Walt Disney: The first of the series. The bulk of the cartoon was animated by UbIwerks, with one part (with a Skeleton playing a rib-bone xylophone) animated by [[DisneysNineOldMen Les Clark]]. One of The50GreatestCartoons.



** Portions of "TheSkeletonDance" were re-used a few months later in the MickeyMouse cartoon "HauntedHouse".

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** Portions of "TheSkeletonDance" "WesternAnimation/TheSkeletonDance" were re-used a few months later in the MickeyMouse cartoon "HauntedHouse"."WesternAnimation/HauntedHouse".
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