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Bartholomew Versus The Wheel

Bartholomew Versus The Wheel (1964) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series Bartholomew Versus The Wheel

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  • Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc., Vitaphone Releases
  • Distributed by: Warner Bros.
  • Cartoon Characters: Boy, Bartholomew.
  • Voice Actors: Mel Blanc, Leslie Barringer.
  • Directed By Robert McKimson.
  • Produced By David H. DePatie.
  • Animated By George Grandpré, Ted Bonnicksen, Warren Batchelder..
  • Music: Bill Lava.
  • Editor: Treg Brown.
  • Originally Released on February 29, 1964.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 5:51 minutes.
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

A boy tells a story about his dog named Bartholomew, who hates wheels because of a little accident.

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Features new graphic titles accompanied by a new rendition of "The Merry Go-Round Broke Down."

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A nice little attempt to emulate Thurber's style. One gets the notion that McKimson was pining for an Oscar win or just a nomination with this cartoon. Too bad that...  (read more)

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I am very confused by this one. Either it is deliberately set out in the style of a child (including the titles which don't quite look like the ones used 1965-7), or the artists were lazy/suffered cutbacks that day. There is, to my recollection, one funny...  (read more)

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