The Old Mill Pond
Old mill pond
Directed By: Hugh Harman
Produced By: Hugh Harman
Rudolf Ising
Released: March 7, 1936
Series: Happy Harmonies
Story: Hugh Harman
Rudolf Ising
Animation: TBA
Layouts: TBA
Backgrounds: TBA
Film Editor: TBA
Voiced By: TBA
Music: Scott Bradley
Starring: Fish and Frogs
Preceded By: The Early Bird and the Worm
Succeeded By: Two Little Pups

The Old Mill Pond is a 1936 Happy Harmonies cartoon. It was nominated for an Oscar for Best Animated Short Film, but lost to a Disney Silly Symphony, "The Country Cousin".[1][2]


Fish and frogs gather at a pond. The performers are caricatures of Cab Calloway, Fats Waller, Bill Robinson, Louis Armstrong, Stepin Fetchit, Ethel Waters and The Mills Brothers.