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

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  • Looney Tunes Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Warner Bros. Cartoons, Inc.
  • Distributed by: Warner Bros.
  • Cartoon Characters: Professor Calvin Q. Calculus, Mrs. Calculus, Thief, Devil.
  • Voice Actors: Mel Blanc, Robert C. Bruce, Bea Benaderet.
  • Directed By Robert McKimson.
  • Produced By Edward Selzer.
  • Animated By Robert McKimson.
  • Music: Milt Franklyn.
  • Originally Released on April 16, 1955.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 6:51 minutes.
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

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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...  (more)

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In the newsreel sequence, all the American cities, like "Old Man, MO" or "Ballpoint, PENN," are phony- except for Denver, Colorado, which is Robert McKimson's birthplace (and, yes, there IS a...  (more)


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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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