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Humpty Dumpty (1935)

Approved  |   |  Animation, Short, Comedy  |  30 December 1935 (USA)
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Humpty Dumpty must rescue his girlfriend, Easter Egg, from a bad egg who kidnaps her.

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Humpty Dumpty shows his penchant for danger by climbing on tall items in the kitchen where he lives. His mother scolds him about climbing to high places and warns that his father was cracked by doing the same thing. He then courts Easter Egg, but the Bad Egg comes and kidnaps her. Humpty must climb to death-defying heights to rescue his beloved. Written by Melissa

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[first lines]
Chorus: # Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall. / Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. / All the king's horses and all the king's men / Couldn't put Humpty together again. #
Humpty Jr.: # My old man may have sat on a wall. / He slipped and had a very great fall. / But I'm Humpty Jr. / I'm just like my pop. / I climb where I please / And they can't make me stop. #
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Edited into The Hand Behind the Mouse: The Ub Iwerks Story (1999) See more »

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Spooning in a Spoon
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by Carl W. Stalling
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Not What It's 'Cracked' Up To Be
1 May 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was a weak effort, to be honest. It started out promising, with Humpty Dumpty Jr., yes, the famous egg's kid.

Dumpty falls from the ledge, gets caught by mother and gets a lecture on not being dumb like his father who wound up falling "and getting cracked." What we wind up with in this story is "Junior" falling for a female egg and having to fight off "the bad egg" to get her.

It drags on a bit too much with a predictable ending. In the middle and at the end we get a song about "spooning." Overall, this wasn't one of the better efforts in the collection of a DVD called "Cartoons That Time Forget: The UB Iwerks Collection Vol. 1."


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