Elmer Elephant (1936) - Silly Symphonies Theatrical Cartoon Series

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  • Silly Symphonies Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Walt Disney Studios
  • Distributed by: United Artists Pictures
  • Cartoon Characters: Elmer Elephant, Joe Giraffe, Tillie Tiger.
  • Voice Actors: Bernice Hansen.
  • Directed By Wilfred Jackson.
  • Produced By Walt Disney.
  • Animated By Al Eugster, Ward Kimball, Hamilton Luske, Paul Hopkins.
  • Originally Released on March 28, 1936.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 8 minutes.
  • Production Number: 3604
  • TechniColor
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

Elmer brings flowers to Tillie Tiger's sixth birthday party. She leaves for a moment, and all the other animals mock Elmer's trunk. He leaves, and he encounters a wise old giraffe. Meanwhile, Tillie's tree house catches fire, and the monkeys fighting it aren't...  (more)

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After the Three Little Pigs, Elmer was the first Silly Symphony star to get his own merchandise.

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Fun; typical of the era

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This is a fun cartoon. It's typical of the mid-1930s, in graphics, plot, and voice work. Fun visuals. Foreshadows Dumbo.

Why couldn't the pelicans just drop the water on the fire themselves? Who needs Elmer? And why did Elmer never...  (read more)

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Elmer Elephant

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This is a cute cartoon bordering on "cutesy" but still has plenty of charm. Lots of activity by assortment of characters. Foreshadows Dumbo with little...  (read more)

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