We see the various birds, mice, and bats that have moved into an old windmill, followed by the frogs, crickets, and fireflies making their music in an adjacent pond. Then a storm comes, shaking loose parts in the mill and threatening everything we've seen. Written by
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Did You Know?
In his introduction to this animated short on TCM's "Treasures From the Disney Vault" on October 28, 2015, film historian Leonard Maltin referred to this as a "mood piece." Indeed, it is, but one doesn't recall there being a category for such within IMDb's corpus. See more
The cog where the bird has her nest normally has a shaft and raised hub. When the rope breaks and the cog starts to spin, the shaft and hub are gone. They reappear in the next shot, but the shaft-less cog is seen in some shots soon after. See more
One Day When We Were Young
by Johann Strauss
Played by orchestra and hummed by chorus in several places throughout the cartoon See more