Tunes with Toons: El Terrible Toreador
by Melissa Wimbish
This clip is from the Silly Symphony series in which the animation is all synchronized with classical music. According to The Big Cartoon Database, this particular series was considered the forum for trying new styles of animation including the first color cartoon, the first realistic human form, and the multi-plane camera. Enjoy “El Terrible Toreador” which first aired over 80 years ago and incorporates popular Latin themes from the classical repertoire.