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The Talking Magpies (1946) - Heckle and Jeckle Theatrical Cartoon Series The Talking Magpies

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  • Heckle and Jeckle Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • TerryToon Cartoons
  • Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
  • Cartoon Characters: Heckle, Jeckle, Farmer Al Falfa, Farmer's Dog.
  • Voice Actors: Dayton Allen, Roy Halee.
  • Directed By Mannie Davis.
  • Produced By Paul Terry.
  • Music: Philip A. Scheib.
  • Originally Released on January 04, 1946.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 6:28 minutes.
  • TechniColor
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

Two magpies (billed in this cartoon as "Man and Wife") are looking for a nesting place at the Magpies' Hotel. Nowhere is there a vacancy. Finally they rent a nest...  (more)

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The debut cartoon of the Heckle and Jeckle series.

A very late appearance of Farmer Al Falfa, and a rare appearance in color.

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Before they were Heckle and Jeckle . . . .

The fast-paced story establishes sympathy (but only just) for a pair of brash wanderers--a beaky couple who crave nothing but the quiet enjoyment of their exclusive long-form squabble. When the...  (read more)

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Hilarious!! I didn't realize Jeckle was a gal. Thanks for the opportunity to share this craziness with my grandchildren. Now they will know what real cartoons are! So...  (read more)

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Not just H and J appeared, but farmer Alfafa! and Jeckle started out as female! wow, I was suprised. these funny birds made a mischief on Farmer!"

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