animated cartoon The Poet & Peasant © Walter Lantz Productions
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The Poet & Peasant

Maestro Andy Panda conducts the Hollywood Washbowl Orchestra as they perform The Poet & Peasant using various instruments and items found around the farm, while contending with annoyances.

Created by: Walter Lantz Productions
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA
Directed by: Dick Lundy
Produced by: Walter Lantz
Musical Score by: Darrell Calker
Writing Credits: Milt Schaffer and Ben Hardaway

Was nomminated for the 1946 Oscars, but lost to the Tom and Jerry short Quiet Please!.

Launched Lantz's "Musical Miniature" short series, taking over from the studio's earlier "Swing Symphonies".

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