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Abdul The Bulbul-Ameer

Abdul The Bulbul-Ameer

Abdul The Bulbul-Ameer (1941) Theatrical Cartoon Abdul The Bulbul-Ameer

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  • Theatrical Short
  • Distributed by: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Cartoon Characters: Abdul The Bulbul-Ameer, Ivan Skavinski Scavar, Groucho Marx.
  • Originally Released in 1941.
  • TechniColor
  • Running Time: 8:27 minutes.
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:


The familiar song is adapted into a cartoon short. Abdul The Bulbul-Ameer, a rotund Arab, gets into a brawl with Ivan Skavinski Scavar, a preening Russian Cossack, over an offense to Abdul's pride. Groucho Marx and a newsreel crew provide running commentary as the pair pummel each other and the surrounding square.

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It is sad that this cartoon appears so rarely nowadays on TV and is so hard to get hold of.Based on the comic song by the Irish humorist Percy French it is a real treat.
Perhaps the reason for this censorship is that it might cause anger in the way it...  (read more)

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