Song of the South
Studio: Disney Release Date : November 12, 1946 Series: Feature Films: Disney
Cumulative rating: No Ratings Posted


While staying at a Southern plantation, a young boy meets kind-hearted Uncle Remus, who tells him stories about Brer Rabbit outwitting Brer Fox and Brer Bear.


Brer Rabbit
(Voice: Johnny Lee)
Brer Fox
(Voice: James Baskett)
Brer Bear
(Voice: Nicodemus "Nick" Stewart)


Nominated for the Academy Award (Oscar): Best Scoring of a Musical Picture
Won the 1946 Academy Award (Oscar): Best Song
Won the 1947 Academy Award (Oscar): Honorary Award (James Baskett, for his portrayal of Uncle Remus)

Clips Used In:

Donald's Award
One Hour in Wonderland ("Running Away" sequence)
The Walt Disney Christmas Show ("The Tar Baby" sequence)

Included in:

The Disneyland Story (The Laughing Place segment)


  • Due to Johnny Lee being away on a publicity tour during production, James Baskett voices Brer Rabbit in the "Laughing Place" sequence.

Technical Specifications

Animation Type: Combined Live-Action and Standard Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Color Type: Technicolor
Original Language: English
Original Country: United States

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