Cartoons: Musical Interlude


A dog is howling as a child is playing the violin. A visitor remarks to the mother about the scene unfolding in front of them.
“The dog is coming along nicely.”
October 22, 1960


A musician has collapsed on the ground, trumpet and musical sheets strewn about him. The radio announcer speaks into the microphone, ending the segment.
“And that, ladies and gentlemen, was the Flight of the Bumblebee”
October 8, 1960


A pianist eats lunch at his grand piano, on stage, as a theatre attendant puts up an "intermission" sign.

November 21, 1942


A song-writer creates a song with notes inspired by birds on the electrical wires outside his window.

September/October 1994


A musician with a bass violin sits in a chair across a pair of ladies. One of the ladies turns to the other, discussing whether they should ask him to play something.
“Perhaps we can persuade him to play something.”
November 23, 1957


A father asks his perturbed, violinist son to play a song in front of a proud adult audience.
“Play something expensive.”
November 23, 1957