The Tree's Knees (1931) - Looney Tunes Theatrical Cartoon Series

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The Tree's Knees (1931) - Looney Tunes Theatrical Cartoon Series The Tree's Knees

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  • Looney Tunes Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • A Hugh Harman-Rudolf Ising Production, Vitaphone Pictures
  • Distributed by: Warner Bros.
  • Cartoon Characters: Bosko, Trees, Forest Animals.
  • Voice Actors: Carman Maxwell.
  • Directed By Hugh Harmon, Rudolf Ising.
  • Produced By Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising.
  • Animated By Isadore Freleng, Rollin Hamilton.
  • Music: Frank Marsales.
  • Originally Released in Jul, 1931 (Estimate).
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 7:02 minutes.
  • Production Number: 4725
  • Black & White
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

Bosko sets out to cut down a tree, and you just know that he'll have problems when the tree begins to beg for its life. Bosko's lumbering intentions take a turn toward conservation as trees beg for mercy and forest animals dance...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

Soundtrack: "Dancing with Tears in My Eyes," Written by Joseph Burke; "Trees," Music by Oscar Rasbach; "Rock-a-Bye Baby," Music by Effie I. Canning; "Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush," Traditional.

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Could this be the first "green" cartoon..?

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This seventh Looney Tune of 1931 has Bosko going to cut down a tree but it comes to life and pleads for its life, surrounding itself with "baby" trees. Surreal, amusing, musical number of an ode to trees, there's even some "saucy"...  (read more)

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Yeah. Not a big fan of the plotless cartoons myself.

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There is no point to this cartoon, in short, it sucks! The whole basis of this cartoon is Bosko making music with and on trees, with the little cute animals chiming in. If you want to watch a Bosko cartoon, and believe me, Bosko was in some real classics,...  (read more)

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