Moth and the Flame
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|Moth and the Flame|
|Silly Symphonies series|
|Directed by||Burt Gillett|
|Produced by||Walt Disney|
|Music by||Albert Hay Malotte|
|Animation by||Ed Love|
|Studio||Walt Disney Productions|
|Distributed by||RKO Radio Pictures|
|Release date(s)||April 1, 1938|
|Running time||8 min|
|Preceded by||The Old Mill|
|Followed by||Wynken, Blynken, and Nod|
Moth and the Flame is a Silly Symphony that was released on April 1, 1938.
A group of moths invades a costume shop through a badly plugged hole in a window and makes quick work of the contents. A male moth ignores his lady to chow down on a hat and she's soon seduced by a candle flame, which rapidly spreads. He notices her trapped in a spider web with the fire attacking and makes some attempts to save her, but pours benzene on the fire by mistake. The rest of the moths are summoned, and they fight the fire with water-filled bagpipes, an air drop with a water-filled funnel, etc., while our hero works to free his lady from the spider web.
- "The Movie - Moth and the Flame (1938)". http://stmary039schurchbolton-on-swale5770.blogspot.com. Woodruff Melendez. 2009-09-12. Retrieved 2014-05-22.