Silly Symphonies

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Silly Symphonies is a series of cartoons made by Walt Disney Productions. Unlike Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, and other Disney cartoons, the Silly Symphonies did not usually feature continuing characters. The original Silly Symphonies cartoons lasted from 1929 to 1939. On the television series Mickey Mouse Works they used Silly Symphonies as the titles to some cartoons, but unlike the original cartoons these did feature continuing characters. Donald Duck got his start in a Silly Symphonies cartoon and Pluto's first appearance without Mickey Mouse was also in a Silly Symphonies cartoon.

The names of the Warner Bros. cartoon series, "Looney Tunes" and "Merrie Melodies," were inspired by the "Silly Symphonies" name.

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1929

1930

1931

1932

1933

1934

1935

1936

1937

1938

1939

"Unofficial entries"

In 1938, Disney released the first of what was to be a fairly significant number of shorts which featured no continuing characters and yet were not labeled Silly Symphonies. However, animation fans generally find them similar in nature to the previous series and occasionally reference them as unofficial entries or successors to it. The following list should not be taken as official:

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