The Draft Horse (1942) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series

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  • Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Leon Schlesinger Studios
  • Distributed by: Warner Bros.
  • Cartoon Characters: Draft Horse, Farmer, Recruiting Sergeant, Private.
  • Voice Actors: Mel Blanc.
  • Directed By Chuck Jones.
  • Produced By Leon Schlesinger.
  • Animated By Robert Cannon, Ken Harris, Ben Washam.
  • Music: Carl W. Stalling.
  • Editor: Treg Brown.
  • Originally Released on May 09, 1942.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 7:39 minutes.
  • Production Number: 575.
    MPAA: 7591
  • Technicolor
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

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A farmer's plow horse sees a recruiting poster for horses and rushes down to the draft office to enlist. However, he is found 44-F when he fails his intense physical. After the horse gets a taste of what war is like upon wandering into a sham battle, he is...  (more)

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Note the FHA sign in front of the small cabin.

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This is one of the WW2 era cartoons. A farm horse is pulling a plow behind him in the field. On a billboard is an advertisement stating the need for horses in the draft. The horse jumps at the idea. He immediately bids farewell to the farmer and takes off for...  (read more)

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