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Who Killed Cock Robin? (1935)

Approved  |   |  Animation, Comedy, Family  |  26 June 1935 (USA)
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Robin is crooning to a Mae West-like Jenny Wren when he is shot with an arrow. A court is convened; the judge, an owl, keeps singing the title. A variety of birds are brought to the witness... See full summary »

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Billy Bletcher ...
Judge Oliver Owl (voice) (uncredited)
Clarence Nash ...
Legs Sparrow (voice) (uncredited)
Purv Pullen ...
Cock Robin's Whistling (voice) (uncredited)
Martha Wentworth ...
Jenny Wren (voice) (uncredited)
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Robin is crooning to a Mae West-like Jenny Wren when he is shot with an arrow. A court is convened; the judge, an owl, keeps singing the title. A variety of birds are brought to the witness stand, but nobody knows a thing. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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26 June 1935 (USA)  »

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One of Disney's better shorts from the 1930's
23 January 2001 | by (Tucson AZ) – See all my reviews

Although this short lost the Oscar to another Disney cartoon (Three Orphan Kittens), it's actually got a lot more going for it than the winner. An adaptation of the old nursery rhyme (very loose adaptation, as is typical of Disney), there's a lot going on here. Mae West isn't the only parody here. Hollywood would be parodied quite a bit by both Disney and Warner Brothers in cartoons. Well worth your time. Recommended.


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