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The Raven

Alternate Title: A Cartoon Travesty of The Raven

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  • Theatrical Short
  • Traditional Animation
  • Fleischer Studios
  • Distributed by: Paramount Studios
  • Cartoon Characters: Raven, Scottish Terrier, Wolf.
  • Voice Actors: Jack Mercer.
  • Directed By Dave Fleischer.
  • Produced By Max Fleischer, Adolph Zukor.
  • Originally Released on April 03, 1942.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 14 minutes.
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

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Edgar Allan Poe's 1845 poem "The Raven." On a stormy night, the raven appears at the door of a wolf's house as a vacuum cleaner salesman! The wolf convinces him to...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

Alternate Title: "A Cartoon Travesty of The Raven."


The story is told in rhymes in imitation of Poe.

The musical score includes the Hungarian Rhapsody.

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This is not quite the telling of the Poe classic you would expect. Rather it is the story of a thrifty scottish terriory who is visited on a stromy evening by a The Raven who is a vacuum salesman. The level of animation for this period is surprisingly crude,...  (read more)
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