Saturday, December 06, 2008
...see if you cannot set it to music.
Yes, that is Sid Ceasar, from 1954. Television was different then. Not necessarily better, but definitely different.
The lady, of course, is Nanette Fabray who was an occasional performer on "Your Show of Shows."
One primary reason why they used classical music in cartoons was because the copyrights had run out. The Disney empire made sure that wouldn't happen again, at least to Mickey.