Summertime (1929) - Aesop's Fables Theatrical Cartoon Series

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Summertime (1929) - Aesop's Fables Theatrical Cartoon Series Summertime

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  • Aesop's Fables Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Van Beuren Studios
  • Distributed by: RKO Radio Pictures
  • Cartoon Characters: Frog, Monkey, Squirrel, Owl, Mouse, Several Mice, Two older women, Farmer Alfalfa, Donkey.
  • Directed By John Foster, Harry Bailey.
  • Produced By Amadee J. Van Beuren.
  • Originally Released on October 11, 1929.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 7 minutes.
  • Production Number: VB-2914
  • Black & White
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

Summertime is an apt title but it takes a while to understand why this cartoon is so named. It consists of three scenes. There is no story continuity linking them. The first features a Frog, a Monkey, an enthusiastic Squirrel, and a grumpy, sleepy Owl. The Frog...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

A series of animated short subjects created by Paul Terry and actor-turned-writer Howard Estabrook. Estabrook suggested making a series of cartoons based on Aesop's Fables. Although Terry claimed he had never heard of Aesop, he felt that Estabrook's...  (more)

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