Mr. Bug Goes To Town (1941) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film

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Mr. Bug Goes To Town

Mr. Bug Goes To Town

Alternate Title: Hoppity Goes To Town

Mr. Bug Goes To Town (Hoppity Goes To Town) (1941) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film Mr. Bug Goes To Town

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  • Feature Length Animated FilmFeature
  • Traditional Animation
  • Fleischer Studios
  • Distributed by: Paramount Pictures
  • Cartoon Characters: Dick, Mary, Mr. Bumble, Swat the Fly, C. Bagley Beetle, Smack the Mosquito, Hoppity, Honey, Mr. Creeper.
  • Voice Actors: Kenny Gardner, Gwen Williams, Jack Mercer, Ted Pierce, Carl Meyer, Stan Freed, Pauline Roth, Pinto Colvig, Mae Questel, Guinn "Big Boy" Williams; Full Voice Cast Full Voice Cast...
  • Directed By Dave Fleischer.
  • Produced By Max Fleischer.
  • Animated By Orestes Calpini, Joseph D'Igalo, James Davis, Nelson Demorest, Anthony Di Paola, Frank Endres, Alfred Eugster, Otto Feuer, George Germanetti, Arnold Gillespie, Thomas Golden; more Animators More Cartoon Animators...
  • Music: Hoagy Carmichael, Frank Loesser, Herman Sammy Timberg, Leigh Harline; more Musicians More Musicians...
  • Originally Released on December 04, 1941.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 78 minutes.
  • TechniColor
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

Hoppity the grasshopper finds that all is not well when he returns home to Bugville, a vacant lot just 45 inches from Broadway. A skyscraper is scheduled to be built on the site, throwing all his friends and relatives from their homes. Not only that, his...  (more)

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Alternate Title:

"Hoppity Goes To Town."

This film was renamed "Hoppity Goes To Town" after the Fleischer studios closed. Production lasted from February 5 to mid-November 1941. The shot of the opening credits, which starts in space and descends to New York City, was produced with a...  (more)

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Yeah, sort of a weak story (see first review) but drop-dead gorgeous to look at... gobs of rotoscoping and multiplane camera work, lovely backgrounds - an impossibly sweet big piece of eye candy...  (read more)

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This film, the final feature from the Fleischedr studios, has been sadly neglected over the years. While the story line is not the greatest, it was original (not based on a fairy tale), was based on contemporary images as opposed to a fairyland setting,...  (read more)

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