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Three Little Pigs (1933)

Passed  |   |  Animation, Musical, Family  |  27 May 1933 (USA)
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When a hungry wolf starts blowing down some pigs' houses, they take refuge in their sensible brother's brick house.

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Cast

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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Trivia

The cartoon was test-screened for an audience of Disney employees to get their reactions. One employee thought the word "lousy" was unacceptable, and the line was cut. See more »

Quotes

Practical Pig: You can play and laugh and fiddle / Don't think you can make me sore / I'll be safe and you'll be sorry / When the Wolf comes to your door.
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Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf
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A True Classic!
12 July 2002 | by (Japan) – See all my reviews

This short assumed a symbolism that few cartoons do as America stumbled through the Great Depression of the 1930's. "Who's afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?" was false bravado for many Americans who were losing their jobs and homes. I remember hearing this short as well as seeing it. Our school had an audio version of it.


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