The story of a little boy who would only talk in sound effects. With story by Dr. Seuss (and Bill Scott of Rocky and Bullwinkle fame) this cartoon won the Oscar for best short subject (animated) for 1950.
We see the various birds, mice, and bats that have moved into an old windmill, followed by the frogs, crickets, and fireflies making their music in an adjacent pond. Then a storm comes, ... See full summary »
The evil, long-nosed queen asks the magic mirror in her hand who's the fairest in the land, and the mirror replies that she is. But into the queen's cave walks Betty Boop, singing that she wants to see her stepmama. Now Betty is the fairest in the land and the queen orders her beheaded. Koko and Bimbo can't bring themselves to do it. Later, Betty ends up encased in a block of ice. The Seven Dwarfs, thinking she's dead, bring her into the Mystery Cave, her final resting place. Bimbo and Koko join them. And so does the queen, who has changed herself into a witch. The clown, with Cab Calloway's voice, sings "St. James Infirmary Blues" in the weird cave full of flying skeletons and floating ghosts. Only a reversal of fortune can save Betty and the two heroes now. Written by
This cartoon starring Betty Boop as Snow White, also with elements from 'Sleeping Beauty', is funny from start to finish. It shows how the queen is no longer the fairest in the land, but Betty Boop. Even the mirror falls in love with her so Betty's head must be cut off. We know that it is not going to happen. This is where the part from 'Sleeping Beauty' arrives since she ends up in a block of ice, sliding right into the house of the seven dwarfs. They lift her up in her bed of ice and take her into a cave where the story gets the happy ending.
The whole things is put on music that sounds very familiar. It is great to watch. Not only funny but with nice animation as well, this is one of the better cartoons I have seen.
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