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Max’s early talkie efforts concentrated upon a return to the “follow the bouncing ball” format, now referred to as “Screen Songs”.
Max Fleischer had a pioneer’s interest in the burgeoning technology of adding sound to motion pictures. And he added songs to his films before anyone else did.
The cartoons from this period, with Milt Franklyn appearing more often as composer, would still retrieve old musical numbers as part of their underscore.