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Hittin' The Trail For Hallelujah Land

Hittin' The Trail For Hallelujah Land (1931) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series Hittin' The Trail For Hallelujah Land

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  • Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • A Hugh Harman-Rudolf Ising Production, Vitaphone Pictures
  • Distributed by: Warner Bros.
  • Cartoon Characters: Piggy, Fluffy, Uncle Tom, Villain, Skeletons, Alligator.
  • Directed By Rudolf Ising.
  • Produced By Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising.
  • Animated By Paul J. Smith, Isadore Freleng.
  • Music: Frank Marsales.
  • Originally Released on November 28, 1931.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 6:55 minutes.
  • Black & White
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

A kindly old Uncle Tom brings Fluffy down to her sweetheart Captain Piggy's riverboat. As he drives back in his horse and buggy, Uncle Tom ends up in a graveyard...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

In 1968, United Artists (then owners of the A.A.P. library of pre-1948 Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoons) compiled the cartoons they considered too potentially offensive to be shown on...  (more)

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Merrie Melody No. 5, 1931 - The Censored 11 Begins Here!!!

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This is the second and final Piggy/Fluffy short. Why they failed so utterly is for history to decree but the real interest of this forgettable piece of animation history comes from the racial content causing its utter banning from the airwaves and...  (read more)

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Hittin' the Trail for Hallelujah Land

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Piggy, a pig, and his girlfriend on an adventure along the Mississippi River. While these have got to be among the ugliest cartoon characters ever created, and with very little personality, this is a very good cartoon. The music is particularly catchy, and this...  (read more)

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