The Air RaceThe Air Race (1933) - Willie Whopper Theatrical Cartoon Series
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- Ub Iwerks Studio, P. A. Powers
- Animated Characters: Willie Whopper, Baron, Angel, Amelia Earhart, Other Aviators.
- Not Officially Released.
- Running Time: 7:27 minutes.
- Black & White
Cartoon Production Information:
In this pilot, Willie is depicted as fat; in the subsequent series, he is not.
In one scene, St. Peter gives a flyer the finger! (This cartoon was produced pre-Code.) he ending is different on Ub Iwerks Collection Vol 1: Amelia Earhart kisses Willie after he wins.
In another, an airplane crashes through a "fireworks" stand, leaving up the letters which spell "iwerks."
Famous female aviator Amelia Earhart is caricatured. It would be several years after this cartoon that she and her plane went missing on her around the world quest.
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