The Organ Grinder (1933) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series

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  • Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • A Hugh Harman-Rudolf Ising Production, Vitaphone Pictures
  • Distributed by: Warner Bros.
  • Cartoon Characters: Organ Grinder, Monkey.
  • Directed By Rudolf Ising.
  • Produced By Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising.
  • Animated By Rollin Hamilton, Thomas McKimson.
  • Music: Frank Marsales.
  • Originally Released on April 08, 1933.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 7:23 minutes.
  • Production Number: 5733
  • Black & White
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

The lost art of the organ grinder and his monkey is celebrated in this grand Depression-era cartoon! A beloved Italian organ grinder plays his music and sings his song through a immigrant- filled ghetto neighborhood, where hard-scrabble kids and well-proportioned...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

The monkey does impressions of Laurel & Hardy as well as Harpo Marx in this cartoon.

This cartoon is included as an extra on the home DVD release of "The Mayor of Hell" (1933).

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A fantastically drawn black and white cartoon which, at 7:30 minutes, feels like a featurette. The humor is mostly situational, with topical jokes popping in only when the amazing morphing monkey recreates himself in the forms of Harpo Marx, Stan Laurel and...  (read more)

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