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Mr. Bug Goes To Town

Mr. Bug Goes To Town

Alternate Title: Hoppity Goes To Town

Mr. Bug Goes To Town (Hoppity Goes To Town) (1941) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film Mr. Bug Goes To Town

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  • Fleischer Studios
  • Animated Characters: Dick, Mary, Mr. Bumble, Swat the Fly, C. Bagley Beetle, Smack the Mosquito, Hoppity, Honey, Mr. Creeper.
  • Originally Released in 1941.
  • Running Time: 78 minutes.
  • TechniColor
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Alternate Titles:

Alternate Title: "Hoppity Goes To Town."

Cartoon Production Information:

This film was renamed "Hoppity Goes To Town" after the Fleischer studios closed.

Production lasted from February 5 to mid-November 1941.

The shot of the opening credits, which starts in space and descends to New York City, was produced with a miniature set of the city, consisting of more than 16,000 miniature panes of glass set in wood and plastic models. The set took four months to build.

Songs: "We're the Couple in the Castle," "Katy Did, Katy Didn't" and "I'll Dance at Your Wedding (Honey Dear)," music and lyrics by Hoagy Carmichael and Frank Loesser; "Boy Oh Boy," music and lyrics by Sammy Timberg and Frank Loesser; "Be My Little Baby Bumble Bee," music by Henry I. Marshall, lyrics by Stanley Murphy.

Traditional, Hand-drawn Animation.

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Yeah, sort of a weak story (see first review) but drop-dead gorgeous to look at... gobs of rotoscoping and multiplane camera work, lovely backgrounds - an impossibly sweet big piece of eye candy...  (read more)

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This film, the final feature from the Fleischedr studios, has been sadly neglected over the years. While the story line is not the greatest, it was original (not based on a fairy tale), was based on contemporary images as opposed to a fairyland setting,...  (read more)

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