- Rated: G
- Run Time: 1 hours, 15 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: June 6, 2000
- Originally Released: 1948
- Label: Walt Disney Video
Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada) Encoding
Packaging: Keep Case
French and Spanish Audio Tracks
3 Additional Features: "Casey Bats Again," "Lambert the Sheepish Lion," and "Donald Applecore"
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Entertainment Weekly - 06/19/1998
"...[A] pleasant grab-bag of seven shorts....Scrappy, can-do sidewalk art..." -- Rating: B
USA Today - 06/05/1998
"...Another of the modest yet pleasing musical pastiches that typified post-war Disney..."
Disney's tenth animated feature features seven short features. Some are based on American fairy tales and legends, such as the stories of Johnny Appleseed and Pecos Bill (narrated by Roy Rogers). Other episodes consist of a fanciful mix of popular and classical music, and animation in the style of FANTASIA. Includes Donald Duck in "Blame It on the Samba". A colorful film from Disney's golden age of animation. The Gold Collection Edition includes the Disney shorts "Casey Bats Again" and "Lambert the Sheepish Lion".
Description by Buena Vista Home Entertainment:
In the grand tradition of Disney's greatest musical classics such as FANTASIA, MELODY TIME features seven classic stories, each enhanced with high-spirited music and unforgettable characters! Donald Duck -- an all-time Disney favorite -- puts on a display of jazzy antics as the star of "Blame It On The Samba." Music becomes a real adventure for a busy bumble bee in "Bumble Boogie." From the mischievous young tugboat in "Little Toot," to the heroes of legend and myth in "Johnny Appleseed" and "Pecos Bill," this feast for the eyes and ears entertains with wit and charm. A timeless addition to your video collection, MELODY TIME is a delightful Disney classic with something for everyone in your family!
- Theatrical release: 1948.
- MELODY TIME is the tenth full-length animated feature from Walt Disney Pictures.