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Release Date:
August 1930 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Bosko hunts in the jungle, but ends up playing music with the animals. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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The music is excellent and the animation isn't bad either See more (5 total) »

Cast

  (in alphabetical order)
Johnny Murray ... Bosko (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Hugh Harman (uncredited)
Rudolf Ising (uncredited)
 
Produced by
Hugh Harman .... producer
Rudolf Ising .... producer
Leon Schlesinger .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Frank Marsales 
 
Sound Department
Bernard B. Brown .... sound recordist (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Carman Maxwell .... animator (as Max Maxwell)
Paul J. Smith .... animator (as Paul Smith)
 

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Runtime:
6 min
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Sound Mix:
Mono (Vitaphone)
Certification:
Canada:G (Nova Scotia)

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Quotes:
[first lines]
Bosko:Have some g-g-g-gum, Mr. Ape?
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
The music is excellent and the animation isn't bad either, 1 May 2002

This short is an early Warner Brothers that features a character named Bosko, who is in ill favor in certain politically correct quarters. My take on it all is that the few shorts I've seen in the series vary greatly in quality, some being very good and others not terribly interesting. This is one of the better ones I've seen. Warner Brothers almost always had excellent music throughout their run, up to the 1950s and this short has excellent music, if a limited plot. Well worth watching. Recommended.

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