animated movie Saludos Amigos © Disney
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Saludos Amigos

A travelogue of South America, Saludos Amigos consists of four animated shorts connected by live action segments. Disney animators tour South America in live action sequences, sequeing into animated segments. Produced largely as a goodwill gesture to Latin America during World War II, it introduced the parrot Joe Carioca, who would go on to star with Donald and Panchito in 'The Three Caballeros' two years later.

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From what Iíve been able to find out, this movie (and I use the term loosely) was originally intended to be a series of shorts, kind of like how Fantasia...
Created by: Disney
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA
Featuring the voices of:
Pinto Colvig ... Goofy
Clarence Nash ... Donald Duck
Josť Oliveira ... Jose Carioca
Fred Shields ... Narrator
Featuring live-action actors:
Lee Blair ... Himself
Walt Disney ... Himself
Mary Blair ... Herself
Norman Ferguson ... Himself
Produced by: Walt Disney
Musical Score by: Edward H. Plumb, Paul J. Smith, Ary Barroso, Zequinha De Abreu, Aloysio De Oliveira, Ervin Drake and Charles Wolcott

Marks the end of the original fully animated Disney feature film period, which ended with 'Bambi', and would not return until the 1950's.

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