How to dance disney
How to Dance (Short 1953)
Goofy learns the basics of ballroom dancing.Goofy learns the basics of ballroom dancing.Goofy learns the basics of ballroom dancing.
Firehouse Five Plus Two
- Jack Kinney
- Milt Schaffer(story)
- Dick Kinney(story)
- All cast & crew
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A Walt Disney Goofy Cartoon.
Tired of being a wallflower, Goofy takes instructions in HOW TO DANCE.
This humorous little film was one of several made by Disney between 1940 & 1956 in which Goofy receives instruction in some task or pastime - with inevitably chaotic results. In this cartoon the Goof once again portrays his vaguely human alter ego George Geef. The snappy soundtrack was provided by The Fire House Five Plus Two, a lively little Dixie band founded by wacky Disney animator Ward Kimball and consisting entirely of other Disney staffers; they appear as toons during the film's closing scene (Kimball is the fellow playing the trombone).
Walt Disney (1901-1966) was always intrigued by pictures & drawings. As a lad in Marceline, Missouri, he sketched farm animals on scraps of paper; later, as an ambulance driver in France during the First World War, he drew comic figures on the sides of his vehicle. Back in Kansas City, along with artist Ub Iwerks, Walt developed a primitive animation studio that provided animated commercials and tiny cartoons for the local movie theaters. Always the innovator, his ALICE IN CARTOONLAND series broke ground in placing a live figure in a cartoon universe. Business reversals sent Disney & Iwerks to Hollywood in 1923, where Walt's older brother Roy became his lifelong business manager & counselor. When a mildly successful series with Oswald The Lucky Rabbit was snatched away by the distributor, the character of Mickey Mouse sprung into Walt's imagination, ensuring Disney's immortality. The happy arrival of sound technology made Mickey's screen debut, STEAMBOAT WILLIE (1928), a tremendous audience success with its use of synchronized music. The SILLY SYMPHONIES soon appeared, and Walt's growing crew of marvelously talented animators were quickly conquering new territory with full color, illusions of depth and radical advancements in personality development, an arena in which Walt's genius was unbeatable. Mickey's feisty, naughty behavior had captured millions of fans, but he was soon to be joined by other animated companions: temperamental Donald Duck, intellectually-challenged Goofy and energetic Pluto. All this was in preparation for Walt's grandest dream - feature length animated films. Against a blizzard of doomsayers, Walt persevered and over the next decades delighted children of all ages with the adventures of Snow White, Pinocchio, Dumbo, Bambi & Peter Pan. Walt never forgot that his fortunes were all started by a mouse, or that childlike simplicity of message and lots of hard work will always pay off.
- Ron Oliver
- Apr 18, 2003
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Tlum.Ru presents the 10 best dances from cartoons
This Monday is marked by the most mobile holiday (of all possible) - April 29 is celebrated as International Dance Day around the world. It is dedicated to all types of dance, so no one will be offended. By the way, the holiday began to be celebrated in 1982, on the birthday of the French choreographer Jean-Georges Noverre. He went down in history as a reformer and theorist of choreographic art and became the "father of modern ballet".
We invite you to turn on incendiary music and properly celebrate such a day with any kind of movement, even the dance of little ducklings! And the heroes from our selection will suggest additional moves that (in most cases) are easy to repeat.
To save himself and his father, Alex had to show his talent. What he certainly did not expect was an enthusiastic reaction from people and that his father would join him!
" Alyosha Popovich and Tugarin Serpent »
Horse Julius not only understands modern musical trends, but also knows how to dance, so that everyone will envy. They will envy and try to repeat!
"Dance of the Skeletons"
These skeletons danced on screens in 1929 and became characters in the first ever musical cartoon. Fun and provocative, despite the lack of flowers. A classic from Disney, just turn on any moving music and watching a GIF will turn into infinity - verified by experience!
« Ugly I »
This cartoon couldn't end better than with a dance. The minions, dragging Gru onto the stage, didn’t exactly expect such agility from the owner.
« Rapunzel »
And what else to do when you live in prison for a long time, and when you get out, you hear music? Rapunzel couldn't stop dancing. Although this charming music in the Celtic style will make you want to dance even to those who always hang on the wall.
« Beauty and Beast »
All Disney fans seem to remember this scene in seconds. The way Belle rejoices in the dance, and how the Beast rejoices in Belle herself ... Unforgettable.
The Wolf and the Hare found many adventures and once even took part in a dance performance. See how the Wolf got used to the role, and how confused the Hare looks, expecting trouble at any moment. But tango is a dance that two people dance.
" Sing "
This cartoon is filled not only with incendiary songs, but also dances that are not inferior to them in passion. Rosita and Gunther's number is able to conquer everyone! Taylor Swift's famous song "Shake It Off" was performed by Nick Kroll and Reese Witherspoon. After the cartoon, you can’t get the song out of your head, and you don’t need to.
« Fabulous Patrol »
Do you remember why Varya and Masha started dancing with such zeal? Let's say thanks to Jinn-Tolik and his passion for dance, which can be passed on to anyone. Just don't think that Tolik is a positive character, no way! The girls dance with one goal - to free the same dancers from the game imprisonment.
« Aladdin »
Genie showed Aladdin the world in all its colors through song, transformation, magic and dance. We are waiting for a new portion of incendiary Arabic dances in the future film!
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Here's one interesting fact: April 29th is International Dance Day. The date was not chosen by chance - on this day, almost three hundred years ago, Jean-Georges Noverre, the "father" of modern ballet, was born.
And here is another surprising fact: with the obvious abundance of films on the dance theme (for sure, you can immediately remember a couple, but there are several dozen of them!) In cartoons, this question is surprisingly sparingly revealed. There is a possibility that this is partly due to a technical difficulty: sending animated characters circling in reliably performed pirouettes and fouettes is not an easy task.
And yet the cartoon characters are dancing. Separate scenes of dances and dances are found everywhere from Disney to Soyuzmultfilm, and we have selected those cartoons where this topic is in the spotlight.
(USA, Australia, 2006)
That rare moment when the ability to dance bothers someone. Meet the penguin Mumble, who was not lucky enough to be born among relatives who recognize only one art form - singing. The baby cannot sing for technical reasons, but all the time he strives to start dancing, which, of course, is prohibited. Penguins are generally strange birds.
Of course, everything turns out well for Mumble in the end: the ability to dance helps him reunite with his family and at the same time stop fishing in his native land. In total, in this cartoon, dance acts as the engine of the plot about "not like everyone else." And here you can also hear Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman - if you watch the cartoon in the original voice acting, of course. But the music of John Powell (author of the soundtrack for How to Train Your Dragon and many other DreamWorks films) you can enjoy in any case.
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By the way, the cartoon also has an Oscar for Best Animated Feature, a Golden Globe for Best Song, and a sequel to Happy Feet 2. Even more stellar people were driven into the voice actors of the sequel, famous personalities were also involved in our country, but there were fewer dances, more plot weaknesses, and sequels “about children” very rarely have a chance to repeat the success of “parents”.
(Canada, France, 2016)
And here is a relatively fresh cartoon devoted entirely to the topic. Felice, a young orphanage pupil, lives with a passionate dream of becoming a dance profession, and despite all the obstacles on her way, she achieves her cherished desire. There are intrigues, a love triangle, and hard training with the cherished goal of getting a role in ballet. In general, young dancers are highly recommended not to miss.
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However, the rest, too - it's not in vain that "Ballerina" set our record for box office among independent animation, overtaking another red-haired homeless child - the main character of the cartoon "Cat Thunder" haunted house."
Separately, you should pay attention to the excellent graphics - even against the backdrop of Hollywood animation, "Ballerina" is just a pleasure to watch. Unless there may be problems with “listening” - instead of ballet classics, the cartoon is accompanied by offensively modern music.
Cats don't dance
Don't believe the name of this cartoon. The cats in it dance and sing, and in general rush to the stage with all their might - to conquer the audience. This is exactly how things are with the young cat Danny, who came to Hollywood in search of stardom. But here’s the problem: people don’t put a penny on even talking and anthropomorphic, but still animals, relegating them to third-rate insignificant roles.
Needless to say, Danny was not happy with this arrangement - together with his animal friends, he decided to prove to everyone that animals in general and cats in particular have the right place on the stage. Dances here closely coexist with songs, and the central theme is still about the show in general, it is more of a musical, but in this collection it still has the right place.
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An interesting fact: despite a complete commercial failure and twenty years of age, the cartoon is considered a classic among connoisseurs of good animation and fans of "furries" - these same anthropomorphic animals.
Barbie and the 12 Dancing Princesses
The time of old 3D graphics and one of a whole series of Barbie cartoons. This ageless girl generally loves to dance - a well-known fact regularly covered in cartoons. But some tapes focus on the theme with special force - for example, "Barbie and the 12 Dancing Princesses."
Yes, the lone widower king does indeed have 12 daughters, each with their own unique hobbies and interests. The sisters are united by a general love for dancing, so strong that one pair of shoes for each daughter is only enough for a week. Dissatisfied with this state of affairs, the father invites his relative to the castle as a teacher, but this lady arrives in the role of a true villain. Of course, 12 sisters cope with the problem and at the same time save their father and the kingdom. Here's the cartoon in its entirety.
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Let's add that there are other dance cartoons about Barbie - for example, "Barbie: Ballerina in pink pointe shoes." What will be discussed, you already guessed for sure.
Let's turn to the old musical classics. "Three Caballeros" is a colorful Disney expanse that tells about the journey of Donald Duck to Mexico. Insanely bright and incredibly fast-paced animation, the presence of live actors dancing with painted birds, and just an unbridled riot of everything Mexican. Of course, this is basically a cartoon about a journey, but there is dancing everywhere. The second half of the timing did not stop at all!
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The cartoon was nominated for an Oscar for Best Sound and Best Score for a Musical Picture. It is also the seventh animated Disney film, older than Cinderella but younger than Bambi.
At the end of the review, we would like to present you three short cartoons on the topic. Let's start with an unlucky chameleon who really wanted to impress the audience at a dance party. Let not quite go according to plan, but he succeeds.
Ballerina on a ship
A Soyuzmultfilm classic about a graceful dancer training her ship to the music of Alfred Schnittke.