Bosko is given the MGM treatment, which means color .... not Technicolar, but Cinecolor, and not used to any particularly good effect. Harman & Ising appear to have been overwhelmed by a slightly better budget and had no clear idea of what to do with it, except to produce a New Deal sort of movie in which Bosko incites all the characters out of Mother Goose -- who are now penniless -- to go work on the farm, which they do to great success -- nice work if you're a cartoon character, I suppose. It's given a dream-sequence framework which renders it doubly meaningless.
The following year MGM sprang for three-strip Technicolor and, although the stories did not improve until the much-hated Fred Quimby became MGM's cartoon producer and hired people who knew how to make funny cartoons, the pictures became more interesting.
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