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Bosko is a Mountie; his sergeant demands he get his man.

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Honey (voice) (uncredited)
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Bosko is a Mountie in the cold, snowy north. His sergeant demands that he get his man: a peg-legged villain wanted dead or alive. Bosko rides his dog sled to the local saloon. He joins Honey in some impromptu music-making. The villain strides in; Bosko timidly tells him he's under arrest. The villain only laughs at him; but Bosko will get the last laugh. Written by J. Spurlin

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This film short is available as a bonus on the Warner DVD of Smart Money (1931). See more »

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[first lines]
Bosko: [handing the sergeant his pants] These yours, Mr. Sergeant?
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The Man from the South
(uncredited)
Written by Harry M. Woods and Rube Bloom
Played by Bosko on the piano
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You Can Tell This Is A Pre-Code Cartoon
9 April 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was shocked in a few places watching this old cartoon as a several scenes had guys with their pants down (from the rear, with a crack showing) and, in one instance had a sabre jammed between his cheeks! Ouch!!

Anyway, it shows you even some of the cartoons were a bit edgy in this pre-Code era but otherwise it was a simple story of a little Canadian Mountie, "Bosko," being assigned to capture a big, tough crook and how he went about it. He wasn't given any name, but if you've seen a number of 1930s cartoons, you know the little man is "Bosko." What I didn't know, until submitting this review, was that pretty actress Rochelle Hudson did the voice of the female singer in the saloon.

There were some decent sight gags in here, several of them duplicated in the first half of this animated short. Sight gags are what cartoons are usually all about anyway. Here, for instance, we saw gags with the three dogs who drove the little guy over hilly terrain to the saloon where the bad man was hanging out. The saloon had a clever scene in which Bosko tried to impress a woman (Hudson's character) with his piano playing. This guy was good: a Jerry Lee Lewis-type who banged those keys!

Overall, a pretty entertaining cartoon that was a bonus feature on the "Smart Money" feature film DVD.


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