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Gold Diggers of '49 (1935)

TV-G  |   |  Family, Animation, Short  |  2 November 1935 (USA)
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The gold rush. Beans finds gold in the mountains and rushes into town with the news. Soon, everyone (except Porky's daughter Little Kitty, who Beans fancies) has rushed out to the mountains... See full summary »

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Uncredited cast:
Billy Bletcher ...
Beans (voice) (uncredited)
Joe Dougherty ...
Porky Pig (voice) (uncredited)
Bernice Hansen ...
Little Kitty (voice) (uncredited)
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The gold rush. Beans finds gold in the mountains and rushes into town with the news. Soon, everyone (except Porky's daughter Little Kitty, who Beans fancies) has rushed out to the mountains, but because Porky takes Beans in his car (!), they get there first. Porky finds a gold nugget, then keeps taking it from his pocket. Beans finds a treasure chest that contains a book, "How to Find Gold." A bad guy spots a sack near Porky's equipment and lassos it; Porky tells Beans that if he retrieves the sack, he can have Porky's daughter. Beans gives chase in Porky's car; there's a shootout. The car runs out of gas, so Beans refills it with moonshine and it takes off like a shot. He snares the bad guy, the sack, and Porky and races back to town. Porky gives Beans his daughter's hand and reveals the contents of the sack. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Tex Avery's directorial debut. See more »

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Rural Rhythm
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Music by Dick Sanford and Frank Weldon
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Also played when Kitty tells Porky about Beans
Also played when Porky throws Beans a rope
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Porky and Beans, going for gold
17 October 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

At the time this cartoon was made, Porky Pig (of course to be one of the Looney Tunes/Merrie Melodies biggest stars) and Beans (the Boston cat who sadly didn't catch on), had been introduced to viewers as schoolkids in 'I Haven't Got a Hat'. That was a charming cartoon with strong characterisations.

'Gold Diggers ...' makes both characters into adults, and not only that, Beans wants to marry Porky's daughter (who appears to be another cat, and not a pig ...). To do this he needs to get into Porky's good books by finding and guarding gold.

Some fun gags (Beans driving a car so fast he turns into a blur of lines) and the interest factor of seeing another embryonic version of Porky Pig - still not quite the classic version we know and love - makes this film more important that it perhaps would have been without those associations.


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