Seduced by a satyr, Pluto celebrates spring. He goes around enjoying the scents, then imitating various animals. But when he imitates the butterfly (that transformed from a caterpillar ... See full summary »

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Seduced by a satyr, Pluto celebrates spring. He goes around enjoying the scents, then imitating various animals. But when he imitates the butterfly (that transformed from a caterpillar before our eyes), he gets in trouble. The butterfly had done a little dance with a water droplet; Pluto picks a beehive as his "ball". The bees, of course, attack, and Pluto escapes by diving into some bushes of poison ivy. Then the "gentle" rains of spring come, along with the hail ("hail, hail the rains"), making a mess of Pluto's house. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Le printemps de Pluto  »

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First Disney cartoon with a full set of on-screen credits. See more »

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Singing Caterpillar: [while climbing Pluto's tail, and spinning himself into a cocoon] Oh, little underslung friend so furry, / Wriggling by without a worry, / Hurry, hurry, hurry, lest thou be late, / To thy prearranged fate. / Oh, spin, spin, spin without questioning, / Spin thy cloak for evolutioning, / Hang, hang in suspended animation, / 'Til comes the call for alteration.
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Featured in The Mickey Mouse Club: Episode #2.13 (1956) See more »

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our favorite pup is out for a spring walk.
9 September 2003 | by (Chicago IL) – See all my reviews

i have seen this short on video and what really won me over(and this is true for many of the disney shorts)the wonderful wonderful music done by oliver wallace. i have seen this short on video since i was a little kid out of all the disney cartoons this is my favorite one. I grew up with this short. My favorite part in this short was when the catapiller turned into a female butterfly.


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