Segments: "A Rustic Ballad," a story of feuding hillbillys; "A Tone Poem," a mood piece set on a blue bayou; "A Jazz Interlude," a bobby-soxer goes jitterbugging with her date at the malt shop; "A Ballad in Blue," dark room, rain and somber landscapes illustrate the loss of a lover; "A Musical Recitation," the story of Casey at the Bat; "Ballade Ballet," ballet dancers perform in silhouette; "A Fairy Tale with Music," Peter and the Wolf; "After You've Gone," four musical instruments chase through a surreal landscape; "A Love Story," about the romance between a fedora and a bonnet; "Opera Pathetique," the story of Willie, the Whale Who Wanted to Sing at the Met. Written by
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Did You Know?
This was the second time ballet dancers David Lichine
(1910-1972) and Tatiana Riabouchinska
(1917-2000) worked in a Disney film. They previously served as dance models for a male alligator and a female hippopotamus in the "Dance of the Hours" ballet sequence of Fantasia
(1940). See more
Peter, don't just stand that way!
[the wolf leans Peter downward
And don't stand that way either.
Peter and the Wolf
Written by Sergei Prokofiev
(as Serge Prokofieff)
Told by Sterling Holloway
Performed by Symphonie-Orchester Graunke
Conducted by Kurt Graunke
(uncredited) See more