Foney Fables (1942) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series

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  • Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Leon Schlesinger Studios
  • Distributed by: Warner Bros.
  • Cartoon Characters: Mother, Baby, Boy Who Cried Wolf, Dog, Other Fairy Tale Characters.
  • Voice Actors: Mel Blanc, Sara Berner, Frank Graham.
  • Directed By Isadore Freleng.
  • Produced By Leon Schlesinger.
  • Animated By Richard Bickenbach, Gerry Chiniquy, Manuel Perez, Gil Turner.
  • Music: Carl W. Stalling.
  • Originally Released on August 01, 1942.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 8:08 minutes.
  • Production Number: 675.
    MPAA: 7903
  • Black & White
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

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Various narrated gags about famous fairy tales, including "Sleeping Beauty," "Tom Thumb," "The Ant and the Grasshopper," "Jack and the Beanstalk," "Old Mother Hubbard," "The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing," "Cinderella" and "The Boy Who Cried Wolf." Spoofs include a...  (more)

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I like this cartoon, but it has to be one of the curios among Freleng's films. It seems one of those instances of the less-than-compatible rapport between the director & writer Mike Maltese. Frankly, I don't know what went thru Maltese's...  (read more)

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I enjoy this cartoon a lot, despite the fact it's something of a curio among Freleng's films. Writer Mike Maltese concocted some genuinely out-of-left-field takes on old nursery rhymes & fairytales, but I'm left feeling the...  (read more)

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