|The Old Plantation|
The Old Plantation is a 1935 Happy Harmonies short.
Several toys (including lots of stereotyped black toys) try and help their plantation owner by holding a toy horse race so Simon Legree can't foreclose.
- According to Michael Barrier's book "Hollywood Cartoons," this was the first of the Happy Harmonies to use three-color Technicolor (Disney's lock on the process ended on August 31, 1935).
- First MGM cartoon to use "Tanner" the Lion. This lion would be used on color all MGM cartoons until 1958.
- First to use black Tanner background. This would be used until The Bowling Alley Cat.
- This cartoon is rarely shown on American television due to potentially offensive African-American characterizations.