Mighty HuntersMighty Hunters (1940) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series
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- Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
- Traditional Animation
- Leon Schlesinger Studios
- Distributed by: Warner Bros.
- Cartoon Characters: Canyon Kiddies.
- Directed By Chuck Jones.
- Produced By Leon Schlesinger.
- Animated By Ken Harris.
- Written By Dave Monahan.
- Music: Carl W. Stalling.
- Originally Released on January 27, 1940. (more dates ...)
- Originally Released Theatrically.
- Running Time: 9 minutes.
- Production Number: 9363.
Blue Ribbon: 1314.
We hear the war drums of Indians and see their shadows as they dance around the fire, only to find out that they are little (Native American) kids. Then they go out on a play hunt. One kid is pulled inside, and a papoose with a big candy cane is strapped on him.... (more)
Cartoon Production Information:
Based on James Swinnerton's panel comic feature "Canyon Kiddies," about small Navajo children living in a remote part of the Grand Canyon, which Good Housekeeping magazine ran in color from 1922 to 1941. Swinnerton moved to the Southwest for his... (more)
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