Based upon the popular children musical story. This feature length animated adaptation recalls "Tubby's" misadventures.
As he tries to create and perform his own "Pretty Melody". The film featured a cast of top performers providing the voices for the characters and the movie was produced, created and narrated by the co-creator of the tale, Paul Tripp. Tripp's wife Ruth Enders was the voice of the haughty "Miss Violin" and Cyril Richard made his last performance in this movie as the voice of "The Frog" who helps poor "Tubby" finally find his "Pretty Melody".
"Tubby The Tuba" was first seen in the movies as a "Puppetoon" short created and produced by George Pal. Mr. Pal's "Puppetoon" version of "Tubby" was released by Paramount Pictures in 1947 and narrated by character actor Victory Jory.