Country:United States, 75 minutes
Genre(s):Music, Animation, Family
Director(s):Robert Cormack, Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske, Joshua Meador
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.
Nelson Eddy (voice of Narrator / Willie / Whitey / Tetti-Tatti / Sailors / Newsman / Men / Workman / Cabbie / Cop / Scientists / Woman / Cat / Opera Singers / Chorus (segment "The Whale Who Wanted to Sing at the Met")), Dinah Shore (voice of Dinah Shore), Benny Goodman (as Benny Goodman), The Andrews Sisters (voice of Andrews Sisters), Jerry Colonna (voice of Narrator (segment "Casey at the Bat"))
Medium: Media file,
Aspect ratio: 4:3