Mother Goose Goes HollywoodMother Goose Goes Hollywood (1938) - Silly Symphonies Theatrical Cartoon Series by Dave Koch
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- Silly Symphonies Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
- Traditional Animation
- Walt Disney Studios
- Distributed by: RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
- Cartoon Characters: Mother Goose, Katharine Hepburn/Little Bo Peep, Ned Sparks/The Jester, Hugh Herbert/Old King Cole; Harpo, Chico, Groucho Marx as the Fiddlers Three, W.C. Fields/Humpty Dumpty, Charlie McCarthy; Charles Laughton, Spencer Tracy, Freddie Bartholomew as The Three Men in a Tub, Stan Laurel/Simple Simon, Oliver Hardy/The Pieman, Edward G. Robinson, Greta Garbo/See Saw Margery Daw, Clark Gable, Fats Waller, Fred Astaire, George Arliss, Joe Penner, Joe E. Brown, Martha Raye, Stepin Fetchit, Rudy Vallee, Eddie Cantor/Little Jack Horner, Wallace Beery/Little Boy Blue; Cab Calloway and his Band as the Four and Twenty Blackbirds, Edna May Oliver, Mae West, ZaSu Pitts.
- Voice Actors: Clarence Nash, Sara Berner, Tommy Bupp, Pinto Colvig, Danny Webb, The Four Blackbirds.
- Directed By Wilfred Jackson.
- Produced By Walt Disney.
- Animated By Ward Kimball, Izzy Klein, Grim Natwick, Bob Stokes, Jack Campbell, Don Patterson.
- Written By Dick Rickard.
- Awards: Academy Award Nominee, Best Short Subject (Cartoon), 1939.
- Music: Edward H. Plumb.
- Originally Released on December 23, 1938.
- Originally Released Theatrically.
- Running Time: 6:49 minutes.
- Production Number: RS-6
From the opening scene where Mother Goose takes the place of the MGM lion, it's a trip through her famous rhymes with Hollywood stars taking the place of the storybook characters.
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Parodying MGM's slogan "Ars Gratia Artis" ("Art for Arts Sake"), the Mother Goose logo has the Pig Latin phrase "ERTZNAY TO OUYAY" ("Nertz to You!" or "Nuts to You!"). In the Old King Cole sequence, Joe Penner gives the king Donald Duck. This is... (more)
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