In My Merry OldsmobileIn My Merry Oldsmobile (1931) Theatrical Cartoon
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- Theatrical ShortShort
- Traditional Animation
- Fleischer Studios
- Distributed by: Olds Motor Works
- Cartoon Characters: Peeping Tom, Lucille, Young Johnny Steel.
- Voice Actors: Billy Murray, Gus Wickie.
- Directed By Dave Fleischer.
- Produced By Max Fleischer.
- Animated By Shamus Culhane, Al Eugster, Rudy Zamora.
- Music: Gus Edwards, Vincent Bryan.
- Originally Released in Mar, 1931 (Estimate).
- Originally Released Theatrically.
- Running Time: 6:28 minutes.
- Black & White
"Oh, my operation!" A singing, stereotypically mustachioed peeping Tom stalks the disrobing Lucille and tries to seduce her with a ride in his Oldsmobile. The would-be musical rapist is upstaged by twerpy hero "Young Johnny Steel," who wins our heroine's heart... (more)
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There are some surprisingly licentious scenes in this theatrical "bouncing ball" commercial commissioned by General Motors. Example: The peeping Tom offers Lucille his candy cane to lick. Billy Murray recorded the title song in 1905, 1906 and 1909... (more)
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