Saturday Morning Cartoons: William Tell Wakes Up the Orchestra
Saturday, May 05, 2012
Gioacchino Rossini’s Overture for his opera William Tell has been featured in numerous cartoons, including this 1947 Walter Lantz "Wally Walrus" cartoon in which a flippered maestro tries to wake up his sleepy symphony orchestra.
Here are a few others that feature the William Tell Overature:
A 2006 Daffy Duck and Porky Pig version:
The 1935 Mickey Mouse and friends performance in "The Band Concert:"