put over the situation. The dark grim backgrounds in this picture
visibly affected Pluto and increased his uneasiness and fear. The music,
designs, and color schemes of the backgrounds put the audience in the
mood for doe weird business. (Brightman)
28. Music to express mood,
atmosphere and idea.
MUSIC LAND is a good
example of what can be done to express atmosphere by music. In portraying
dignified characters and locale, heavy pompous music as opposed to the
light jazz used to accompany more frivolous types. At the end there
was a blend of the classics and jazz to symbolize the conciliation of
the two. (Miller)
The instrumental conversations in
MUSIC LAND demonstrate
the use of music in gags and the contrast between the two types of music
present clearly the background of the two islands. (Algar)
29. Sound for comical effects.
- bowling alley sound.
ROBBER KITTEN -
Kitten's voice breaking.
Clara Cluck's singing in this and
ORPHAN'S PICNIC - The
buzzing of the bee announced that Donald had swallowed it. (Kahl)
30. Dramatic and comical use
blushes when Tillie kisses him, an index to his very shy nature. (Bianca)
ON ICE - The color of the
ice and background gave the spectator the feeling of cold which helped
put over the idea of the skating story.
- turned blue with cold. (Pfeiffer)
The backgrounds in
through their heavy sombrous colors created a rather depressing effect.
In WATER BABIES, the
soft blues and pastel colors maintained the illusion of peaceful fantasy.
In FLYING MOUSE contrast
the sunny atmosphere, blue sky with the gloomy darkness of the bat's