That's what happened on opening night for this piece. Stravinsky, inspired by the rhythms of heavy industry, created a ballet using entirely unconventional music, and then sprung it on an unsuspecting Parisian public in 1913. Fistfights between supporters and detractors broke out in the aisles, during the performance. The police (sort of) restored order by the Intermission.
Composer Camille Saint-Saëns is said to have stormed out in the middle. Forget the music; I'd have paid cash money just to watch the
A generation later, this was mainstream, used in Disney's Fantasia.
I loved the Dinosaur battle, even if they were in a swamp. But it was the 1940s, after all, and that was the current "Science is Settled" "consensus".
Their visual effects are impaired by the distinct lack of Parisian Gentlemen, in full white tie and tails, engaged in fisticuffs.