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Usage Public Domain Mark 1. In the early 20th century American popular music was introduced to Scandinavia through translations and adaptations. Some of these songs returned to the United States, where they were performed by touring artists from Northern Europe and immigrant entertainers. Her pen name was S. Click on the "Song translations" keyword phrase for similar recordings. This may be one of the greatest tragedies to beset popular American culture in the 20th century; despite the depths of pretension and kitch in "Fantasia," it was at least evidence of a spirited mind in pursuit of the unattained -- but "Pinocchio" must have broken old Walt's heart.
There are visual effects in this movie that remained unchallenged until the digital age, and it's worth recalling that every single one of them was drawn by hand.
It has one of the most beautiful and exciting musical scores in the history of the movies I can't hear Cliff Edwards' high, pure falsetto holding that final note of "When You Wish Upon a Star" without chills , a deeply plangent sense of emotion that never tips over into bathos, and a wealth of detail that is still staggering after 65 years.
But it may be too dark a movie to attain the popularity of more cheerful Disney cartoons like "Snow White" -- although even that one can frighten the tots. The original version of the song was sung by Cliff Edwards in the character of Jiminy Cricket and is heard over the opening credits and again in the final scene of the film.
The song reached the top five in Billboard's Record Buying Guide, a predecessor of the retail sales chart.
In Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Norway the song is played on television every Christmas Eve's day in the traditional Disney one-hour christmas cabaret, and the gathering of the entire family for the watching of this, is considered major Scandinavian tradition.
In the s and 60s, Walt Disney used the song in the opening sequences of Walt Disney anthology television series. It has also been used in multiple versions of Walt Disney Pictures' opening logos -- including the present-day logo -- since the s. The ships of the Disney Cruise Line use the first seven notes of the song's melody as their horn signals. Jump to: Composer Music department Soundtrack Self. Show all 8 episodes. Show all 6 episodes. Blandings Builds His Dream House.