The Grasshopper and the Ants (S)
- Original title
Walt Disney's Silly Symphony: The Grasshopper and the Ants (S)
- Running time
- 8 min.
- United States
William Cottrell (Fable: Aesop)
Walt Disney Productions / United Artists
Animation. Comedy. Kids | Insects. Fairy Tales / Fables. Silly Symphony. Short Film (Animated)
- Movie Groups
Walt Disney's Silly Symphony
- Synopsis / Plot
- As in the classic fable, the grasshopper plays his fiddle and lives for the moment, while the industrious ants squirrel away massive amounts of food for the winter. With his song, he's able to convince at least one small ant until the queen arrives and scares him back to work. The queen warns the grasshopper of the trouble he'll be in, come winter. Winter comes, and the grasshopper, near starvation, stumbles across the ants, who are having a full-on feast in their snug little tree. They take him in and warm him up. The queen tells him only those who work can eat so he must play for them.
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