The Old Mill Pond

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The Old Mill Pond
Happy Harmonies series
Directed by Hugh Harman (uncredited)
Produced by Hugh Harman
Rudolf Ising
Music by Scott Bradley (uncredited)
Baron Keyes (uncredited)
Studio Harman-Ising Productions
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date(s)
  • March 7, 1936 (1936-03-07)
Color process Technicolor
Running time 8 minutes, 11 seconds
Language English

The Old Mill Pond is a 1936 American animated short film that was nominated at the 1936 Academy Awards for Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film but lost to The Country Cousin.[1][2]


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


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