Pigs In A Polka (1943) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series

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Pigs In A Polka (1943) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series Pigs In A Polka

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  • Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Leon Schlesinger Studios
  • Distributed by: Warner Bros.
  • Cartoon Characters: Three Little Pigs, Big Bad Wolf.
  • Voice Actors: Mel Blanc, Sara Berner, Bea Benedaret.
  • Directed By Isadore Freleng.
  • Produced By Leon Schlesinger.
  • Animated By Ken Champin, Richard Bickenbach, Jack Bradbury, Gerry Chiniquy, Manuel Perez, Gil Turner.
  • Awards: Oscar Statuette  Academy Award Nominee, Best Short Subject (Cartoon), 1943.
  • Music: Carl W. Stalling.
  • Originally Released on February 02, 1943. (more dates More Dates...)
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 8:08 minutes.
  • Production Number: MPAA: 8565
  • TechniColor
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

A spoof of the Three Little Pigs set to Brahms' "Hungarian Dances." The Big Bad Wolf is able to fool only two out of the three pigs.

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The actual release date of this cartoon is in question. Some sources (Leonard Maltin, Of Mice And Magic; Graham Webb, The Animated Film Encyclopedia [Second Edition, 2011]) report the release date as being January 9th, 1943. Other sources (Jerry Beck...  (more)

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The body of this cartoon has no dialog. But the music is captivating. All the action is choreographed to Brahm's pieces, and very well done. This cartoon motivated me to research the Hungarian Dances. Turns out my parents had some old 10"...  (read more)

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One of Friz's best musicals. It's an outrage that it lost the Oscar to Disney's "The Fuhrer's Face".

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