Play BallPlay Ball (1933) - Willie Whopper Theatrical Cartoon Series
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- Willie Whopper Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
- Traditional Animation
- Ub Iwerks Studio, P. A. Powers
- Animation Studio: Ub Iwerks Studio
- Distributed by: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
- Cartoon Characters: Willie Whopper, Babe Ruth, New York Yankees.
- Voice Actors: Jane Withers.
- Directed By Ub Iwerks.
- Produced By Ub Iwerks.
- Music: Carl Stalling.
- Originally Released on September 16, 1933.
- Originally Released Theatrically.
- Running Time: 6 minutes.
- Black & White
Willie spins a yarn about how he got to pitch a World Series baseball game, helping a lesser-known team (the Chicago Cubs) beat the New York Yankees and one of their top hitters, Babe Ruth. It's pretty much a braggadacio tale of how the local baseball team was in... (more)
Cartoon Production Information:
This was the very first cartoon to be released in the "Willie Whopper" series, though not the first produced. This is the first incarnation of Willie, who looks more than a little bit like Our Gang's Alfalfa. The character was given a whole... (more)
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