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The Hole Idea

The Hole Idea (1955) - Looney Tunes Theatrical Cartoon Series The Hole Idea

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  • Looney Tunes Theatrical Cartoon Series
  • Distributed by: Warner Bros.
  • Cartoon Characters: Professor Calvin Q. Calculus, Mrs. Calculus, Thief, Devil.
  • Originally Released in 1955.
  • Color
  • Running Time: 6:51 minutes.
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.
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Cartoon Summary:

Mousey little Prof. Calvin Q. Calculus introduces his latest invention, the "portable hole." It changes the world, and much of the cartoon shows examples of its many uses and abuses. A criminal steals it for evil purposes. The professor's wonderful invention fails to impress his horrible, nagging wife, though. She endlessly browbeats and insults him about everything. Eventually, the man calmly creates a hole, places it underneath his wife as she continues to tell him just how worthless he and his inventions are, and allows her to fall through the hole and into the Earth's crust. Moments later, the wife is chucked back up the hole, and a distraught devil climbs out and says, "Don't you think I have enough problems down there without her?"

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I've loved this cartoon for years, I never see it anymore but from the time I was a child until now the idea of inventing a portable hole is really quite ingenious. Still wish I had one on most Mondays and the little professor is so unassuming and he has...  (read more)

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It's truly amazing that McKimson could do a film on a par with any concurrent effort from Jones or Freleng. Although it's apparent from repeated viewings that McKimson doesn't quite have the taste or finesse of his colleagues, this short holds...  (read more)

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I am impressed that Bob McKimson directed and animated the entire thing.

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