Magical Maestro (1952) Theatrical Cartoon

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Magical Maestro

Magical Maestro (1952) Theatrical Cartoon Magical Maestro

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  • Theatrical ShortShort
  • Traditional Animation
  • MGM
  • Distributed by: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Cartoon Characters: Poochini, Mysto the Magician.
  • Voice Actors: Daws Butler, Carlos Ramirez.
  • Directed By Tex Avery.
  • Produced By Fred Quimby.
  • Animated By Walter Clinton, Grant Simmons, Michael Lah.
  • Music: Scott Bradley.
  • Originally Released on February 09, 1952.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 6:31 minutes.
  • Production Number: MPAA: # 13860
  • TechniColor
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

After Poochini rejects a magician to open for him, he torments Poochini on stage by making rabbits appear and disappear during his performance, and changing him into different characters throughout. Poochini ends up conducting an orchestra in this opera spoof....  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

Shots of Spike doing a Chinaman impersonation and a black singer have been deleted from modern releases. Features one of the most famous Tex Avery gags: a (possibly rotoscoped) hair caught in the gate of a projector. In 1993, Magical Maestro was one...  (more)

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Obviously the idiots of our current culture are blocking this video, as it's historical content is threatening to their itty-bitty little ego-centric feelings.

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This used to be one of the funniest cartoons ever made ( one of Tex Avery's Best). But every time I see this cartoon on T.V., the P.C. people cut more and more of it out. Now they're even cutting out the anvil falling on the opera singer's...  (read more)

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This is one of my favorites when Mysto The Magician takes the maestro's baton and subs it with his magic wand making Poochini,a dog-type version of Pavarotti singing a Tisket a tasket,and changing him into a little boy. He also made rabbits appear...  (read more)

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This is absolutely the funniest Cartoon ever made. Everyone gives away the funniest moment in the cartoon, but I won't. This is a cartton that needs to be seen in a theatre with a large audience. Typical "Spike" style bulldog. This is every...  (read more)

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Despite the stereotypes, I still think this cartoon is chocked full of laughs. I wish people would understand that the stereotypes aren't derisive, they're just varied to produce the greatest amount of laughter. The Samoan dance and the soul singing...  (read more)

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