The Isle Of Pingo PongoThe Isle Of Pingo Pongo (1938) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series
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- Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
- Traditional Animation
- A Vitaphone Production
- Distributed by: Warner Bros.
- Cartoon Characters: Zulu Natives, Egghead, Mockingbird, Canary, Elephant, Gazelles, White Bear, Vacationing Eskimo.
- Voice Actors: Robert C. Bruce, The Sing Band.
- Directed By Tex Avery.
- Produced By Leon Schlesinger.
- Animated By Irven 'Irv' Spence.
- Written By George Manuel.
- Music: Carl W. Stalling.
- Originally Released on May 28, 1938. (more dates ...)
- Originally Released Theatrically.
- Running Time: 8:31 minutes.
- Production Number: MPAA: 4125.
Blue Ribbon Number: 4169
A travelogue which gets in all the usual sight gags ("Sandwich Islands", "Canary Islands"), it turns downright mean-spirited when dealing with the natives. Ubangi-style lips are served as dinner plates, lips serve as trumpets. Fierce drummers do a riff on "She'll... (more)
Cartoon Production Information:
The first of many Tex Avery Warner Bros. spot-gag-filled parodies of travelogues (particularly those of James A. Fitzpatrick). Bob Clampett said in an interview that he helped Tex Avery on the story, but took no credit for it. In 1968, United... (more)
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