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The reconstruction and digital cleanup of this film were only part of the process in its restoration and preservation. Music also needed to be added.
“The Story of Ferdnand” had proven to be a sleeper hit among children’s books – and it caught on with adults during the pacifist movement of the late 1930s. A Disney short and promotional songs would ensue.
At a Disneyana Fan Club event last year, I got to interview Disney Legend Floyd Norman about his work on the neglected animated feature The Sword in the Stone.
The idea of the “original soundtrack album” had not occurred to anybody until Disney tried it with Snow White – and it proved to be a hit all over the world!