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?
Despite its name, the song "Blue Bayou" from this film should not be confused with the 1960s hit song of the same name. They share a title but nothing else, and the later song is mostly associated with singers Roy Orbison
and Linda Ronstadt
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Peter, don't just stand that way!
[the wolf leans Peter downward
And don't stand that way either.
Referenced in Yellow Sticky Notes
The Martins and the Coys
Music and Lyrics by Al Cameron
(uncredited) and Ted Weems
Sung by The King's Men
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