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* FlatCharacter: An example of why Woody Woodpecker was Lantz's most popular character, lasting all the way until Lantz went out of business in 1972, while the Andy Panda cartoons were discontinued soon after this one. Andy has little personality and hardly does anything in this short except play the piano. The contrast with wacky, mischief-making Woody is strong.
* {{Hammerspace}}: Where Woody somehow finds a grand piano.

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* FlatCharacter: An example of why Woody Woodpecker was Lantz's most popular character, lasting all the way until Lantz went out of business in 1972, while the Andy Panda cartoons were discontinued soon after this one. Andy has little personality and hardly does anything in this short except play the piano. The contrast with wacky, mischief-making Woody is strong.
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%%* {{Hammerspace}}: Where Woody somehow finds a grand piano.



* ThatRussianSquatDance: One of many oddball ways that Woody plays the piano, folding his arms and hitting the keys with his feet.

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* ThatRussianSquatDance: One of many oddball ways that Woody plays the piano, folding his arms and hitting the keys with his feet.feet.
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''Musical Moments from Chopin'' is a 1946 animated short film directed by Dick Lundy, produced by Creator/WalterLantz.

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''Musical Moments from Chopin'' is a 1946 animated short film directed by Dick Lundy, produced by Creator/WalterLantz.
Creator/WalterLantz. Creator/GrimNatwick was an animator.

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It co-stars two of Lantz's more popular characters, WesternAnimation/AndyPanda and WesternAnimation/WoodyWoodpecker. The short opens with Andy in a barnyard, giving a [[Music/FryderykChopin Chopin]] [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Musical_Moments_from_Chopin#Cultural_references piano recital]]. Woody Woodpecker comes out and bothers Andy for a while in the guise of polishing the piano, then pulls out his own piano and starts dueling with Andy. Meanwhile, the various farm animals in the barn get up to their own antics.

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It co-stars two of Lantz's more popular characters, WesternAnimation/AndyPanda and WesternAnimation/WoodyWoodpecker. The short opens with Andy in a barnyard, giving a [[Music/FryderykChopin Chopin]] [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Musical_Moments_from_Chopin#Cultural_references piano recital]]. Woody Woodpecker comes out and bothers Andy for a while in the guise of polishing the piano, then pulls out his own piano and starts dueling with Andy. Andy. Meanwhile, the various farm animals in the barn get up to their own antics.



* EvilLivingFlames: The fire started by the horse leads to little flames under the stage. The little flames promptly grow arms and legs and hop up onto the stage. They then huddle together, apparently discussing strategy, before splitting off into teams and burning Andy's and Woody's pianos.
* FlatCharacter: An example of why Woody Woodpecker was Lantz's most popular character, lasting all the way until Lantz went out of business in 1972, while the Andy Panda cartoons were discontinued soon after this one. Andy has little personality and hardly does anything in this short except play the piano. The contrast with wacky, mischief-making Woody is strong.

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* EvilLivingFlames: The fire started by the horse leads to little flames under the stage. The little flames promptly grow arms and legs and hop up onto the stage. stage. They then huddle together, apparently discussing strategy, before splitting off into teams and burning Andy's and Woody's pianos.
* FlatCharacter: An example of why Woody Woodpecker was Lantz's most popular character, lasting all the way until Lantz went out of business in 1972, while the Andy Panda cartoons were discontinued soon after this one. Andy has little personality and hardly does anything in this short except play the piano. piano. The contrast with wacky, mischief-making Woody is strong.

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''Musical Moments from Chopin'' is a 1946 animated short film directed by Dick Lundy, produced by Creator/WalterLantz.

It co-stars two of Lantz's more popular characters, WesternAnimation/AndyPanda and WesternAnimation/WoodyWoodpecker. The short opens with Andy in a barnyard, giving a [[Music/FryderykChopin Chopin]] [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Musical_Moments_from_Chopin#Cultural_references piano recital]]. Woody Woodpecker comes out and bothers Andy for a while in the guise of polishing the piano, then pulls out his own piano and starts dueling with Andy. Meanwhile, the various farm animals in the barn get up to their own antics.

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* AsideGlance: Woody looks at the camera as he makes his entrance onstage.
* EvilLivingFlames: The fire started by the horse leads to little flames under the stage. The little flames promptly grow arms and legs and hop up onto the stage. They then huddle together, apparently discussing strategy, before splitting off into teams and burning Andy's and Woody's pianos.
* FlatCharacter: An example of why Woody Woodpecker was Lantz's most popular character, lasting all the way until Lantz went out of business in 1972, while the Andy Panda cartoons were discontinued soon after this one. Andy has little personality and hardly does anything in this short except play the piano. The contrast with wacky, mischief-making Woody is strong.
* {{Hammerspace}}: Where Woody somehow finds a grand piano.
* ImpairmentShot: The horse, who has gotten drunk on moonshine in the attic, sees double as he blearily stares at an oil lamp, which he wants to light his cigar.
* MickeyMousing: All of the action in the short, like when the flames are dancing on the piano keys, hitting the notes as they dance.
* PianoKeyWave: Done when Woody deliberately irritates Andy by "polishing" the piano keys.
* ThatRussianSquatDance: One of many oddball ways that Woody plays the piano, folding his arms and hitting the keys with his feet.

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