Wynken, Blynken and Nod

Last Updated on: January 20th, 2024

“Wynken, Blynken, and Nod” is a Walt Disney animated short film released in 1938. It is part of the Silly Symphony series, a collection of musical animated shorts produced by Disney during the 1920s and 1930s.

Based on the popular children’s poem of the same name by Eugene Field, the film brings the poem to life through animation and music. “Wynken, Blynken, and Nod” tells the story of three young children who sail off to the land of dreams in a wooden shoe, guided by a star.Wynken, Blynken and Nod disney short

The cartoon features the charming adventures of Wynken, Blynken, and Nod as they journey through the nighttime sky, encountering various fantastical creatures and whimsical landscapes. The film captures the imaginative spirit of the original poem and combines it with the visual storytelling style of Disney animation.

“Wynken, Blynken, and Nod” is directed by Graham Heid and features the musical composition of Leigh Harline. It was well-received upon its release and remains a beloved entry in the Silly Symphony series.

The short film is remembered for its dreamlike atmosphere, enchanting visuals, and the magical journey undertaken by the three children. It exemplifies Disney’s ability to bring classic literature to life through animation and showcases the timeless appeal of the Silly Symphony series.

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  • Director: Graham Heid
  • Producer: Walt Disney
  • Music: Leigh Harline

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