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Sing-a-longs in the early sound period

by Kate Fortmueller

This 1933 Dave Fleischer animated short made during the early sound period combines a popular tin pan alley song from 1927 with animation and live action. Sing-alongs had been popular during the silent period when they were illustrated by photographic slides and led by house musicians. Here recorded music, a "live" singer and the "bouncing ball" encourages the audience to participate.

Ain't She Sweet (1932)

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This sing-a-long is accompanied by a Fleischer animated prologue.

from Ain't She Sweet (1932)
Creator: Dave Fleischer
Distributor: Blackhawk Films
Posted by Kate Fortmueller
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