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Mr. Bug Goes To Town

Mr. Bug Goes To Town

Alternate Title: Hoppity Goes To Town

Mr. Bug Goes To Town (Hoppity Goes To Town) (1941) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film Mr. Bug Goes To Town

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  • Feature Length Animated Film
  • Distributed by: Paramount Pictures
  • Cartoon Characters: Dick, Mary, Mr. Bumble, Swat the Fly, C. Bagley Beetle, Smack the Mosquito, Hoppity, Honey, Mr. Creeper.
  • Originally Released in 1941.
  • TechniColor
  • Running Time: 78 minutes.
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

Hoppity the grasshopper finds that all is not well when he returns home to Bugville, a vacant lot just 45 inches from Broadway. A skyscraper is scheduled to be built on the site, throwing all his friends and relatives from their homes. Not only that, his girlfriend Honey Bee is being forced to marry the villainous C. Bagley Beetle. All will be saved if only Dick and Mary, the songwriting humans who own the land, can find the money to build the home of their dreams, thereby also providing a new home for the Bugville residents.

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Yeah, sort of a weak story (see first review) but drop-dead gorgeous to look at... gobs of rotoscoping and multiplane camera work, lovely backgrounds - an impossibly sweet big piece of eye candy...  (read more)

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This film, the final feature from the Fleischedr studios, has been sadly neglected over the years. While the story line is not the greatest, it was original (not based on a fairy tale), was based on contemporary images as opposed to a fairyland setting,...  (read more)

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