I Love To Singa (1936) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series

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I Love To Singa

I Love To Singa (1936) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series I Love To Singa

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  • Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • A Vitaphone Production
  • Distributed by: Warner Bros.
  • Cartoon Characters: Owl Jolson, Professor Fritz Owl, Mama Owl, Jack Bunny, Stuttering Grasshopper, Fat Chicken Singer.
  • Voice Actors: Tommy Bond, Billy Bletcher, Martha Wentworth, Joe Dougherty, Bernice Hansen.
  • Directed By Tex Avery.
  • Produced By Leon Schlesinger.
  • Animated By Chuck Jones, Virgil Ross, Robert Clampett, James Cullhane, Robert Cannon, Joe D'Igalo, Stan Quackenbush, Sid Sutherland, Tom McKimson.
  • Music: Norman Spencer.
  • Originally Released on July 18, 1936. (more dates More Dates...)
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 8:16 minutes.
  • Production Number: 7383.
    MPAA: 2240
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

Owls are happy with their three classically musical kids but dismayed at their fourth one, who won't stop singing jazz. So they kick him out. He goes on Jack Bunny's radio show (billing himself as Owl Jolson), and the family...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

Based on the song (by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg) from Warner Bros.'s Al Jolson movie "The Singing Kid" (1936). Although the protagonist is named after Al Jolson, he does not sing in a Jolson-styled voice. Tommy Bond is perhaps better remembered...  (more)

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I love this cartoon. It shows us that we need to let our children be who THEY want to be and not who we want them to be. I have been looking for the cartoon to show my grand children. Todays cartoons are not the same. I remembered the song and the cartoon...  (read more)

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I Love To Singa

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I first saw this cartoon in the 1950's when I was a little kid and never forgot the words to the song. My daughter (who is 25 now) came to me a few days ago and said, "Oh, Mom, you've got to see this cartoon. I love this song." When...  (read more)

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I Love To Singa 2

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I try to show my kids the old cartoons because the new ones are too violent and not funny. This one I always sang the song and promised to find for them to look at. Glad I finally found it. Brings back so many Saturday...  (read more)

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Love love love it

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I saw this on TV several years ago and was really mad at myself because I did not record it. Found this site through a Google search. I love the cartoon. It tells us a lot about human nature and how we think we know best for our children. And then we find...  (read more)

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i love to singa

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Excellent all around, great color art work and Jack Bunny is a blast as well as the stutterer. Owl Jolson is a great idea for a character and what a cool little story with a got-cha ending. Very...  (read more)

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