Song Of The South 

Last Updated on: October 4th, 2022

Here is everything you need to know about the amazing movie Song Of The South  including casting, reviews, fun facts and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!

Song Of The South  Description

Song Of The South (1946 Movie)Related Music:



Song Of The South  Fun Facts

  • This was Disney’s first live-action film.
  • The movie is based on the Uncle Remus stories by Joel Chandler Harris.
  • Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah won the 1947 Oscar for Best Song.
  • Song of the South has never been released for home video.
  • The star of the movie, James Baskett, was not able to attend its premiere because the city it was held in, Atlanta, was a racially segregated city.
  • Even though the movie has not been released on home video, it was re-released in theaters 5 times as recently as 1986.
  • The popular Disneyeland and Disney World ride Splash Mountain was based on this movie.


Song Of The South  Cast:
  • James Baskett: Uncle Remus and Br’er Fox
  • Bobby Driscoll: Johnny
  • Luana Patten: Ginny Favers
  • Glenn Leedy: Toby
  • Ruth Warrick: Sally
  • Lucile Watson: Grandmother
  • Hattie McDaniel: Aunt Tempy
  • Erik Rolf: John
  • Olivier Urbain: Mr. Favers
  • Mary Field: Mrs. Favers
  • Anita Brown: Maid
  • George Nokes: Jake Favers
  • Gene Holland: Joe Favers
  • Johnny Lee: Br’er Rabbit
  • Nick Stewart: Br’er Bear
  • Roy Glenn: Br’er Frog
  • Clarence Nash: Bluebird
  • Helen Crozier: Mother Possum


Song Of The South  Crew:
  • Directors: Harve Foster and Winfred Jackson
  • Producer: Walt Disney
  • Writers: Morton Grant, Maurice Rapf, Dalton S. Reymond, Bill Peet, George Stallings and Ralph Wright
  • Music: Daniele Amfitheatrof, Paul J. Smith and Charles Wolcott


Song Of The South  Details

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  • Year Released: 1946
  • Type of Movie: Animated
  • Box Office: $65 million
  • Awards: Won Academy Award
  • IMDB Link

Song Of The South  Trailer:


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