Tubby The Tuba (1947) - Puppetoons Theatrical Cartoon Series

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  • Puppetoons Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Stop-motion Animation
  • Paramount Pictures
  • Distributed by: Paramount Pictures
  • Cartoon Characters: Tubby the Tuba, Signor Pizzicato, Frog, Pee Wee.
  • Voice Actors: Victor Jory.
  • Directed By George Pal.
  • Produced By George Pal.
  • Awards: Oscar Statuette  Academy Award Nominee, Best Short Subject (Cartoon), 1948.
  • Music: George Kleinsinger.
  • Originally Released on July 11, 1947.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • TechniColor
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

The orchestra rehearses for its next concert. Tubby The Tuba wants so desperately to play his own melody, but none of the orchestra would think to allow Tubby to play his own solo. Dejected, Tubby heads for the pound, where he meets a kindly old frog. The frog...  (more)

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Stop-motion animation.

In 1975, the story's co-creator, Paul Tripp, would write, produce and narrate a feature-length animated cartoon remake of "Tubby The Tuba."

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Being a fan of early 20th-century orchestral music, I was captivated early on by the music and narration of Tubby the Tuba, a story about a proverbial black sheep of the orchestra who just wants to dance with the melody. (This was on a now almost unplayable LP...  (read more)

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