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20 November 1936 (USA) See more »
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Betty Boop is incensed at her farmer neighbor's cruelty to his animals. But the inventive Grampy knows how to teach him a lesson. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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A "message" cartoon that's pretty effective! See more (7 total) »

Cast

  (in alphabetical order)

Mae Questel ... Betty Boop (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Dave Fleischer 
 
Produced by
Max Fleischer .... producer
 
Animation Department
Lillian Friedman .... animator (uncredited)
Myron Waldman .... animator (uncredited)
 

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7 min
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This short is now in the public domain.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Betty Boop:[singing] Be human! / Animals can cry. / Be human! / It's easy if you try.
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Soundtrack:
Turkey in the StrawSee more »

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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
A "message" cartoon that's pretty effective!, 28 November 2002
Author: Paul Curtis from New York

The "be nice to animals" message is presented with some unsettlingly violent images of cartoon animal abuse. It's just a little shocking, which is exactly what the creators intended. It's probably best not to spoil any of the gags; sufficient to say that the mixture of cuteness and brutality is certain to startle present-day cartoon watchers.

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