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?
Animation historian Sean Griffin believes that the images of sexy and sexualized female teens in the "All the Cats Join In" was indicative of changes in 1940s culture. The World War II years had seen the emergence of cheese-cake posters and photos as an industry, and the release of popular animated shorts with sexy images and characters pioneered by Tex Avery
. Disney was being influenced by a popular trend. It would not last for long after the War. See more
Peter, don't just stand that way!
[the wolf leans Peter downward
And don't stand that way either.
Featured in DTV Valentine
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