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LIAF 2016: Classic Disney Shorts (PG)

December 3, 2016
2:00 pm

The classic animation that poured from the Walt Disney Studio during the 1930s and 1940s defined the very history of animation. Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and other Disney characters endure to this day and the way Disney made them move was a revelation to audiences of all ages.

LIAF is proud to be able to present an incredibly rare opportunity to experience this beautiful magic on the big screen. These films have been painstakingly restored to their full and original glory and most of them will be projected from 35mm prints.

Many thanks to Garth Burkhard and April Mcilroy at Walt Disney Studios.

At Barbican book tickets

The Flying Mouse (David Hand, USA)

The Flying Mouse, David Hand, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, DisneyDreaming of being able to fly, a little mouse is granted his wish by a fairy he rescues from an evil spider. Finally – wings!

9’00, 1934

The Band Concert (Walt Disney & Wilfred Jackson, USA)

The Band Concert, Walt Disney, Wilfred Jackson, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalMickey’s attempts at conducting his orchestra fall into hilarious disarray when Donald decides he wants to join in with his flute.

9’00, 1935

Music Land (Wilfred Jackson, USA)

Music Land, Wilfred Jackson, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, DisneyOne of the greatest cartoons ever made! The Land of Symphony and the Isle of Jazz must reach out across the Sea of Discord to find harmony.

10’00, 1935

Clock Cleaners (Ben Sharpsteen, USA)

Clock Cleaners, Ben Sharpsteen, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, DisneyA fiesta of classic cartoon gags. Mickey, Donald and Goofy take on the job of cleaning a giant clock at the top of a very tall tower.

8’00, 1937

Brave Little Tailor (Bill Roberts, USA)

Brave Little Tailor, Bill Roberts, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, DisneyMickey, the brave little tailor, recounts his heroic, single-handed, blow-by-blow battle with a marauding giant.

9’00, 1938

The Little Whirlwind (Riley Thomson, USA)

The Little Whirlwind, Riley Thomson, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, DisneyMickey strikes a deal with Minnie to clean her yard in exchange for a piece of freshly iced cake. But it’s never that easy.

9’00, 1941

Bone Trouble (Jack Kinney, USA)

Bone Trouble, Jack Kinney, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, DisneyPluto needs all the magic of the carnival to outwit his neighbour Butch and steal his bone.

9’00, 1940

Duck Pimples (Jack Kinney, USA)

Duck Pimples, Jack Kinney, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, DisneyDonald gets completely immersed in a ‘whodunnit’ mystery fuelled entirely by his own imagination.

8’00, 1945