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Three Little Pigs (1933)

When a hungry wolf starts blowing down some pigs' houses, they take refuge in their sensible brother's brick house.

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Uncredited cast:
Billy Bletcher ...
Big Bad Wolf (voice) (uncredited)
Pinto Colvig ...
Practical Pig (voice) (uncredited)
Dorothy Compton ...
Fifer Pig (voice) (uncredited)
Mary Moder ...
Fiddler Pig (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

The two pigs building houses of hay and sticks scoff at their brother, building the brick house. But when the wolf comes around and blows their houses down (after trickery like dressing as a foundling sheep fails), they run to their brother's house. And throughout, they sing the classic song, "Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?". Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Who's afraid of the BIG BAD WOLF?


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27 May 1933 (USA)  »

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3 pientä porsasta  »

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$15,720 (estimated)
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(RCA System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The original version featured the Wolf dressed as a Jewish peddler (complete with oversized false nose) to gain entry to the pigs' house. A second theatrical release, not long afterward, used new animation and dialogue in this scene. This second theatrical version is the one used in the DVD release. See more »

Quotes

Fifer PigFiddler Pig: [singing] Who's afraid of the Big Bad Wolf, Big Bad Wolf, Big Bad Wolf? Who's afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?
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Spoofed in The Windblown Hare (1949) See more »

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Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf
by Frank Churchill and Ted Sears
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Three Little Pigs is a classic Walt Disney Silly Symphony
31 December 2008 | by (Baton Rouge, La.) – See all my reviews

I remember first watching this before Pollyanna on "The Wonderful World of Disney" in 1981 and enjoying it so I decided to see this again on YouTube. Still enjoyable and hearing "Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf" brings such nice memories of being a child. Did not see the controversial version with the wolf posing as a Jewish peddler with the big nose but that's the only disappoint I got from this. (Just to make this clear: I'm disappointed not because I wanted to see a Jewish stereotype but because I wanted to see this short the way it was originally presented.) Burt Gillett really did a fine job as director with the music and the houses being blown down and the first two pigs still not completely learning their lesson as evidenced by the worker pig doing a trick on them at the end. So with all that said, I highly recommend The Three Little Pigs. Update 3/3/11-I just saw the excised scene on YouTube.


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