Song of the South

Synopsis: Uncle Remus draws upon his tales of Brer Rabbit to help little Johnny deal his confusion over his parents' separation as well as his new life on the plantation. The tales: The Briar Patch, The Tar Baby and Brer Rabbit's Laughing place.
Production: Walt Disney
  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
 
IMDB:
7.3
Rotten Tomatoes:
55%
APPROVED
Year:
1946
94 min
25 Views

Music Chorus:
Song of the South your

music weaves a magic spell...

Music Chorus:
Song of the South,

I see the scenes I know so well...

Music Chorus:
Cottonwoods in blossom, over my

cabin door. Pale moon light on a field of white...

Music Chorus:
You bring them back once more...

Music Solo:
I Seem to hear those gentle

voices calling low. Out of the long, long ago.

Music Chorus:
This heart of mine is in the heart of dixie.

That's where I belong. Singin' a song, a Song of the South

Remus:
(Chuckling) Yes suh... dey's udder ways o' learnin'

'bout de behind feet of a mule den gettin' kicked by 'em.

Remus:
Sure as I'm named Remus. An' Jes' cause dese

yer tales 'bout critters like Brer Rabbit, an' Brer Fox...

Remus:
Dat don' mean dey ain't de

same like kin happen to folks...

Remus:
So dem what can't learn from a tale 'bout critters,

jes' ain't got dey ears tuned fer lis'nin.

Remus:
Like as not dey too busy goin' along

all mixt up wid dey own troubles, uh...

Remus:
Like de time dat Miss Sally an' Mister John

was comin' down to de plantation.

Johnny:
Mama?

Sally:
Yes Johnny?

Johnny:
Why are we going to Grandma's?

Sally:
Well -- I told you dear, for a visit.

Johnny:
Why don't she come to see us,

like she did last spring?

Sally:
Well, Because it -- I thought

you'd enjoy seeing the plantation.

Johnny:
Is Grandma mad at us?

Sally:
But of course not, Johnny.

What ever gave you that idea?

Johnny:
Well, Georgie says everybody's mad

at what Daddy writes in the newspaper.

Johnny:
Don't Grandma read the newspaper?

Don't she?

John:
She does. And she likes what's in it.

Sally:
John, please.

Johnny:
Are you mad at each other too?

Sally:
Why no, dear. Of course not.

Tempy:
Gracious goodness, Johnny... We's almost dar!

Lissen!

Tempy:
You ain't never heer'd no

frogs like dem in Atlanta.

John:
You know what they're saying?

John:
Knee-deep! Knee-deep!

Johnny:
Honest?

John:
Honest.

Johnny:
Knee-deep! Knee-deep!

John:
You know, when I was your age,

I used to catch lots of 'em.

John:
I remember one time I - ah - hid a whole box of

'em over in your grandma's milk house

John:
And they got loose.

Tempy:
Yes, an' I 'members what

you got for doin' it too.

John:
Well, it was old Uncle Remus' fault, you know.

He told me that story about Brer Frog.

Tempy:
De tale 'bout his havin' a tail an' losin' it?

John:
That's it. Only...

How can there be a tale...

Tempy and John:
When dey ain't no tail.

Johnny:
Aunt Tempy?

Tempy:
What is it, child?

Johnny:
Is Uncle Remus real?

Tempy:
Real? Co'se he's real. You jes' wait 'til you hears

him tell a tale 'bout Brer Rabbit.

Tempy:
Den you'll know he's real.

Doshy:
Welcome home, my daughter.

Doshy:
And you too, sir. Oh, it's good to have a man in

the house again. Turn around here, young man.

Doshy:
Let me have a look at you. You favor your

grandfather more every time I see you. Toby!

Toby:
Yassum, Miss Doshy.

Doshy:
This is my grandson Johnny..

And he's the apple of my eye.

Doshy:
Now, you take good care

of him and show him our plantation.

Doshy:
And if he gets into trouble,

you see that he gets out of it.

Toby:
Yassum.

Doshy:
I hope you're a noisy boy. I love noisy children.

Doshy:
It makes it so much easier to tell where they are

and what they're up to.

Johnny:
Aunt Tempy, is that Uncle Remus?

Tempy:
Uncle Remus? Lawzy no, honey.

Dat's jes' Ned.

Toby:
Come on, I'll show you the big grandpa clock.

Doshy:
I've been hearing about the

clatter you've raised in Atlanta.

Doshy:
Thumping for cotton mills, railways,

and... heaven knows what.

Ned:
Miss Doshy?

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