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Release Date:
November 1930 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Bosko is a construction worker who impresses Honey by making music from everything in sight, including a decapitated mouse, a typewriter and a goat filled with hot air. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in alphabetical order)
Rochelle Hudson ... Honey (voice) (uncredited)
Johnny Murray ... Bosko (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Hugh Harman (uncredited)
Rudolf Ising (uncredited)
 
Produced by
Hugh Harman .... producer
Rudolf Ising .... producer
Leon Schlesinger .... producer
 
Original Music by
Frank Marsales 
 
Sound Department
Bernard B. Brown .... sound recordist (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Norm Blackburn .... animator
Friz Freleng .... animator (as Isadore Freleng)
 

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Additional Details

Runtime:
6 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.20 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Vitaphone)
Certification:
Canada:G (Nova Scotia)

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Quotes:
[first lines]
Bosko:Hey, send up that beam!
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Movie Connections:
Edited into It's Got Me Again! (1932)See more »
Soundtrack:
Yankee DoodleSee more »

FAQ

Which series is this from: Looney Tunes or Merrie Melodies?
List: Bosko breaks up into many Boskos
Where does the title come from?
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early Friz, 3 July 2007
Author: Lee Eisenberg (lee.eisenberg.pdx@gmail.com) from Portland, Oregon, USA

Before Warner Bros.'s animation department gave us Bugs, Daffy, Porky, etc., their most famous star was a small, strange character named Bosko; I think that he looks like a black-face performer. In "Hold Anything", Bosko is participating in construction, when he suddenly gets infatuated with Honey.

Mostly, I take little interest in WB's early 1930s cartoons. But I noticed that the credits said "Drawn by Isadore Freleng". Hardcore fans probably know that Isadore was Friz Freleng, later one of the animation department's top directors. Obviously, he had to start somewhere, and this wasn't a bad place. Worth seeing, and available on YouTube.

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