|Lady, Play Your Mandolin!|
Lady, Play Your Mandolin! was the first Merrie Melodies cartoon, released in 1931. This short has rarely, if ever, been shown since its original release. It was shown as part of the Toon Heads special The Lost Warner Bros. Cartoons.
PlotAnimal patrons at a Mexican cafe sing the title song. Foxy rides up on his horse but when the horse tries to go inside, he ties its neck around a cactus. He enters the cafe and sings. Roxy takes the stage playing her mandolin and Foxy joins her in a duet. When the horse frees itself and sings with them, Foxy steps out and clobbers it with a bottle. Foxy and Roxy finish their song but as the music plays out,
This short marks the first appearance of Foxy and Roxy.
- ↑ Toon Heads: The Lost Warner Bros. Cartoons