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The Hole Idea (1955) - Looney Tunes Theatrical Cartoon Series The Hole Idea

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>Warner Bros. Cartoons, Inc.
  • Warner Bros. Cartoons, Inc.
  • Animated Characters: Professor Calvin Q. Calculus, Mrs. Calculus, Thief, Devil.
  • Originally Released in 1955.
  • Production Number: 1330.
    MPAA: 16893
  • Running Time: 6:51 minutes.
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

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In the newsreel sequence, all the American cities, like "Old Man, MO" or "Ballpoint, PENN," are phony- except for Denver, Colorado, which is Robert McKimson's birthplace (and, yes, there IS a "Cherry Hills Country Club" in Denver).

Traditional, Hand-drawn Animation.

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I've loved this cartoon for years, I never see it anymore but from the time I was a child until now the idea of inventing a portable hole is really quite ingenious. Still wish I had one on most Mondays and the little professor is so unassuming and he has...  (read more)

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It's truly amazing that McKimson could do a film on a par with any concurrent effort from Jones or Freleng. Although it's apparent from repeated viewings that McKimson doesn't quite have the taste or finesse of his colleagues, this short holds...  (read more)

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I am impressed that Bob McKimson directed and animated the entire thing.

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