The Weakly Reporter (1944) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series

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  • Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Leon Schlesinger Studios
  • Distributed by: Warner Bros.
  • Voice Actors: Mel Blanc, Bea Benedaret.
  • Directed By Chuck Jones.
  • Produced By Leon Schlesinger.
  • Animated By Ben Washam, Ken Harris, Robert Cannon.
  • Music: Carl W. Stalling.
  • Originally Released on March 25, 1944.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 6:40 minutes.
  • Production Number: 6-13.
    MPAA: 9198
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

A World War II newsreel spoof of rubber shortages, scrap drives and food rationing on the home front. The Statue of Liberty and the presidents on Mount Rushmore are air raid wardens, and there's a reference to women doing industrial...  (more)

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An unfunny, dated Chuck Jones cartoon parodying wartime rationing. Too dated to be funny. And I doubt if it was all that funny at the time.

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