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September 1931 (USA) See more »
Things are hopping at a certain Mexican café. And then Foxy walks in and the customers go really wild. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Directed by
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
Rollin Hamilton .... animator
Robert Clampett .... animator (uncredited)
Larry Martin .... animator (uncredited)
Music Department
Abe Lyman .... conductor
Frank Marsales .... musical director
Crew believed to be complete

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7 min
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The first Merrie Melodie short; also the introduction of the character Foxy.See more »
[first lines]
Animals:[singing] Lady, play your mandolin. / Lady, let that tune begin.
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A Gay CaballeroSee more »


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1 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
But Don't Sing!, 21 January 2003
Author: boblipton from New York City

The first credited Merrie Melody is a poor effort. The animation is repetitive, the gags poor -- one involves a character's dentures coming out on an armature and acting like a castanet -- and the songs -- "Lady, Play Your Mandolin" and "I Am A Gay Caballero" are sung in annoying cartoon voices.

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