poster for Lullaby Land (film) showing long-nosed sand man sprinkling sand from his bag onto a resting baby

Julie, Windham, Maine

The luminous picture shows characters from the Disney Silly Symphony, Lullaby Land. It was made by Henry A. Citroen of New York City, who was licensed by Disney from 1944 to 1946.

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What are you most excited to see at D23 EXPO 2015?

D23 EXPO 2015 is coming up soon—August 14–16, to be exact—and everyone is brimming with anticipation! From attending presentations and experiencing live performances to spotting Disney stars and shopping at the Disney Dream Store, there will be so many delightful things to see and do. We know it’s hard to decide, but let us know …

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Walt Disney premieres the Story of the Silly Symphony on Disneyland TV

Disneyland TV Show Airs “The Story of the Silly Symphony”

On this day in 1955, “The Story of the Silly Symphony” aired on the Disneyland TV series, which took a look at some of the classic cartoon shorts with Walt Disney explaining how newly learned techniques were later used by his artists on animated features. As was customary with the series, the previous week would …

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Woodland Café is Released

The Silly Symphony Woodland Cafe crept into theaters on this day in 1937, with a cast of every little crawling creature you can name. Set in the Woodland Cafe, the club was abuzz with a swinging big band until the lights dim for the main show. A theatrical tale is told of a spider who …

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Still from Silly Symphony film Hell's Bells

Hell’s Bells is Released

On this day in 1929, just in time for Halloween, the fourth Silly Symphony, Hell’s Bells, fired up movie screens. This is the first cartoon directed by Disney Legend Ub Iwerks, Walt’s first business partner who also astoundingly animated the first Mickey Mouse cartoon shorts all by himself. Hell’s Bells takes place in the bowels …

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