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Symphony In Slang 1

SYMPHONY IN SLANG (Released June, 6th, 1951 -- 6 minutes, 43 seconds.)

 

Direction: Tex Avery

Animation: Michael Lah, Grant Simmons, Walter Clinton

Layout and Design: Tom Oreb

Writer: Rich Hogan

Music: Scott Bradley

Producer: Fred Quimby

 

I went through and grabbed a frame from every single scene from this cartoon, one of my favorites. A couple of scenes have two, maybe three, if there was a camera move for instance. There were more scenes in SIS than in your typical cartoon from that time, because of the way the story was set up: each line was a slang term and each shot visualized the term.

 

These images taken from a VHS copy of the French laserdisc version of the cartoon. I have reason to believe that these colors are not correct. They're too contrast-y and the whites are too white (or, as we say in the biz, the "whites are too hot").

 

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Taken on January 18, 2007