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The Bear That Wasn't (1967) Theatrical Cartoon The Bear That Wasn't

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  • Theatrical ShortShort
  • Traditional Animation
  • MGM
  • Distributed by: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Cartoon Characters: Bear, Foreman, Bosses.
  • Voice Actors: Paul Frees.
  • Directed By Chuck Jones, Maurice Noble.
  • Produced By Chuck Jones, Frank Tashlin, Les Goldman.
  • Animated By Tom Ray, Philip Roman, Dick Thompson, Don Towsley, Ben Washam.
  • Music: Dean Elliott.
  • Originally Released on December 31, 1967.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 10:21 minutes.
  • Production Number: 7785.
    MPAA #: 21723
  • TechniColor
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

A bear settles down for his long winter nap, and while he sleeps, the progress of man continues. He wakes up to find himself in the middle of an industrial complex. He then gets confused by the foreman as a worker and is told to work. To this, he responds, "But...  (more)

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The last MGM cartoon short for the theaters. The MGM animation studio closed the day after this cartoon released.

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I remember seeing this at a drive-in theater (remember those) when I was 10 or 11. It was the cartoon before the movie. That was over 40 years ago and this is the first time I have seen it since. Glad I finally found it. Now if I could only find the...  (read more)

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I believe this was the last cartoon Chuck Jones made for MGM, and it's a fitting end to his tenure there. A great modern parable that has aged very well. Catch it if you can (it occasionally shows up on...  (read more)

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