I've Got To Sing A Torch SongI've Got To Sing A Torch Song (1933) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series
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- A Vitaphone Production
- Animated Characters: The Radio.
- Originally Released in 1933.
- Production Number: 5956
- Black & White
Cartoon Production Information:
The only Merrie Melodies cartoon directed by Tom Palmer.
The title tune originated in the movie musical "Gold Diggers of 1933."
Hollywood figures caricatured include Tallulah Bankhead, Joan Blondell, James Cagney, Bing Crosby, Guy Kibbee, Zasu Pitts, Mae West, Bert Wheeler and Bob Woolsey, Ed Wynn, George Bernard Shaw, Mussolini, Ben Bernie, The Boswell Sisters and Greta Garbo (who does the "Dat's all, folks!" signoff!).
Scenes of the Chinese police and African cannibals were edited out of this cartoon's black-and-white print on various TV runs.
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