1942 Mickey Mouse short directed by Riley Thomson
Symphony Hour is a 1942 American animated short film produced by Walt Disney Productions and released by RKO Radio Pictures. The cartoon depicts Mickey Mouse conducting a symphony orchestra sponsored by Pete. The film was directed by Riley Thomson and features music adapted from the "Light Cavalry Overture" by Franz von Suppé. The voice cast includes Walt Disney as Mickey, Billy Bletcher as Pete, and John McLeish as a radio announcer. It was the 117th short in the Mickey Mouse film series to be released, and the second for that year.
|Directed by||Riley Thomson|
|Produced by||Walt Disney|
|Music by||Oliver Wallace|
|Animation by||Jack Campbell|
|Distributed by||RKO Radio Pictures|
- Mickey Mouse: Walt Disney
- Sylvester Macaroni (Pete): Billy Bletcher
- Goofy: Pinto Colvig
- Radio Announcer: John McLeish
Donald Duck and others have no dialogue in film.
- Principal animation
- Jack Campbell
- Les Clark
- George De Beeson
- John Elliotte
- Ed Love
- Jim Moore
- Kenneth Muse
- Riley Thomson
- Bernard Wolf
- Effects animation
- Joseph Gayek
- Jack Manning
- Ed Parks
The short was released on May 18, 2004 on Walt Disney Treasures: Mickey Mouse in Living Color, Volume Two: 1939-Today.
- ↑ Kaufman, J.B.; Gerstein, David (2018). Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse: The Ultimate History. Cologne: Taschen. ISBN 978-3-8365-5284-4.
- ↑ Lenburg, Jeff (1999). The Encyclopedia of Animated Cartoons. Checkmark Books. pp. 107-109. ISBN 0-8160-3831-7. Retrieved 6 June 2020.
- ↑ "Mickey Mouse in Living Color Volume 2 DVD Review". DVD Dizzy. Retrieved 19 February 2021.[permanent dead link]