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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The animated short "Martins and The Coys" was cut from the VHS and DVD release (mainly because of comic gunplay). However, a few years before its release it was shown in its entirety on TV. See more
Peter, don't just stand that way!
[the wolf leans Peter downward
And don't stand that way either.
Largo al factotum
from "Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)"
Music by Gioachino Rossini
Libretto by Cesare Sterbini
Sung by Nelson Eddy
in "The Whale Who Wanted to Sing at the Met" number See more