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Gold Diggers of '49 (1935)

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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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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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Western Scene
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Music by J.S. Zamecnik
Played when Beans rides into town with news of finding gold
Also played as everyone rushes out of town
Also played when Beans tells Kitty about finding gold
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An interesting little cartoon.
11 August 2008 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

This is a Warner Brothers cartoon, made with Porky Pig, less than a year old.

In this cartoon, in the 1800's, a cat called Beans has found gold. After kissing his love (the cat who is Porky's "daughter") goodbye, he head off and with Porky and townfolk, he mines for gold. He seems to be doing very well. Then, along comes a robber, who has his eye on one bag of gold - but he did not count on Beans coming along...

This is a very interesting cartoon in a historical and plot-wise point of view. It is historical because of the way it is made, which is old and the humour, which is old. The plot is interesting, partly because it was unlike the plots of many of the Warner Brothers cartoons in the future. I like the cartoon because of this and I also like it because of Beans the cat (who for some reason reminds me of Mickey mouse), Porky (who looks a lot different) and Beans' sweetheart. Some parts of the cartoon are very cute.

Well worth a watch - especially for people who like historical cartoons and exciting old cartoons! Enjoy "Gold Diggers of '49". :-)


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