Today in 1929 Walt Disney Productions released the first of 75 short films from its “Silly Symphony” series. Titled, “Skeleton Dance,” this first short black and white animated film begins with two cats fighting on top of a gravestone. Soon skeletons emerge from the graves and start to dance around. On today’s “A Day in the Life” we meet the man responsible for the music, Carl Stalling.
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