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Bootis
10-29-2010, 10:28 AM
Does anyone remember watching a film strip back in grade school long ago, around Halloween, called "Danse Macabre", set to that classical music with the slide show containing paintings of skeletons dancing around?
(Not the Bald Mountain cartoon)
We used to watch it in music class every year on Halloween.
There seems to be several people online asking about this, and lots who remember, but no one seems to be able to find the original images used for the slide show. There's a lot of remakes of it on You Tube, but no originals. The original paintings we very "uncartoony", more like watercolors I think. If anyone remembers this and can find it, they win the thread:)

Zeldar
10-29-2010, 10:47 AM
I remember several. One of them was a lot like those clay-mation things.

Pork Rind
10-29-2010, 10:59 AM
Could this be it?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CHqhsMP80E&sns=fb

Bootis
10-29-2010, 11:54 AM
Could this be it?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CHqhsMP80E&sns=fb

Not the one I was thinking of, but very similar, and I do remember seeing that one long ago as well, thanks!

GythaOgg
10-29-2010, 10:24 PM
Does anyone remember watching a film strip back in grade school long ago, around Halloween, called "Danse Macabre", set to that classical music with the slide show containing paintings of skeletons dancing around?
(Not the Bald Mountain cartoon)
We used to watch it in music class every year on Halloween.
There seems to be several people online asking about this, and lots who remember, but no one seems to be able to find the original images used for the slide show. There's a lot of remakes of it on You Tube, but no originals. The original paintings we very "uncartoony", more like watercolors I think. If anyone remembers this and can find it, they win the thread:)

I remember this too. We watched it in grade school music class during the 1970s. It was always a big hit, because, hey, SKELETONS. We were easily amused.

I would suggest asking about it over at AVGeeks. (http://www.avgeeks.com/) If anyone would know where to find it, it would be them; it's right up their alley.

Darth Nader
10-30-2010, 01:27 AM
"Aitch Ay Double Ell Oh, Double You Double Ee El, spells halloween"

That one?

FriarTed
10-31-2010, 02:43 AM
Could this be it?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CHqhsMP80E&sns=fb

Anyone get a Brad Neeley aura off this?

I know there is no way this could be an early BN work.

fighting ignorant
10-31-2010, 07:57 AM
"Aitch Ay Double Ell Oh, Double You Double Ee El, spells halloween"

That one?

Happy Halloweel !

Ranchoth
10-31-2010, 09:24 AM
Could it be this version? (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vd0w4L5i828)

Maserschmidt
10-31-2010, 09:39 AM
I remember one that was incredibly basic - like the skeletons were black on white, and the movements were syncopated but kind of herky-jerky. Is that the one you're looking for?

FriarTed
10-31-2010, 01:18 PM
Could it be this version? (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vd0w4L5i828)

I just watched this & felt the voices of a throng saying "That's it!"

I never knew any of these existed till now. I'd have LOVED that when I was in grade school (1967-1974)!

Ranchoth
10-31-2010, 07:18 PM
I just watched this & felt the voices of a throng saying "That's it!"

Like this? (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ie0lJ1QCHZ4#t=0m34s) :D

Darth Nader
10-31-2010, 09:06 PM
Happy Halloweel !:smack:
EN! I mean EN!

FriarTed
11-01-2010, 09:12 AM
Well? Was that it?

renic
08-04-2012, 01:56 PM
"Aitch Ay Double Ell Oh, Double You Double Ee El, spells halloween"

That one?

this is the one that i am looking for. the links provided weren't the ones. unless they were at the end and i was to impatient.

BrotherCadfael
08-04-2012, 06:06 PM
I think you are looking for the Disney Silly Symphonies' "Skeleton Dance (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h03QBNVwX8Q&feature=related)".

Darth Nader
08-05-2012, 08:50 AM
Audio link here (http://masterworks.wordpress.com/2007/10/22/h-a-double-l-o-w-double-e-n-spells-halloween/).

renic
08-05-2012, 09:34 AM
Audio link here (http://masterworks.wordpress.com/2007/10/22/h-a-double-l-o-w-double-e-n-spells-halloween/).

THANK YOU!!!!!

the one i remember had men singing it but this gets me way closer!

Bootis
08-11-2013, 02:20 PM
Could it be this version? (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vd0w4L5i828)

Sorry to revive a zombie just for this, but I forgot about this thread and never saw his post, and need to give credit where it's due. Yes, this is exactly it. Thank you

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