Up 97,158 this week

Boulevardier from the Bronx (1936)

Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.7/10 from 57 users  
Reviews: 2 user

Baseball. The Chicago Giants, led by rooster pitcher Dizzy Dan, are playing the Hicksville team. Dan arrives in Hicksville and sings the title song while eyeing local pitcher Claude's girl.... See full summary »


(as I. Freleng)
0Check in

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 118 titles
created 23 Jun 2012
a list of 267 titles
created 11 Nov 2012
a list of 1007 titles
created 18 Feb 2013
a list of 577 titles
created 03 May 2013
a list of 1943 titles
created 5 months ago

Related Items

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Boulevardier from the Bronx (1936)

Boulevardier from the Bronx (1936) on IMDb 5.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Boulevardier from the Bronx.


Uncredited cast:
Bernice Hansen ...
Emily (voice) (uncredited)


Baseball. The Chicago Giants, led by rooster pitcher Dizzy Dan, are playing the Hicksville team. Dan arrives in Hicksville and sings the title song while eyeing local pitcher Claude's girl. The game. Showboat Dan throws two strikes so hard his catcher is thrown backwards; the turtle catcher uses a stovepipe to send the third strike back to Dan. A Giant batter hits the ball; the Hicksville pitcher loses it in a hailstorm of balls. The Giant batter, a weiner dog, manages to touch two bases at once, thus stretching his hit into a homer. Dan, showboating, lets two strikes go by, then when he hits, preens a while before running, but he still makes his run. Bottom of the ninth, 3-0, 2 outs, Hicksville pitcher Claude at bat. Arrogantly, Dan has walked three batters just to get to him, so bases are loaded. After missing a fast ball and a slow ball, Claude hits his grand-slam homer and keeps his girl, laughing in Dan's face. Written by Jon Reeves <>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Approved | See all certifications »




Release Date:

10 October 1936 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


The first Merrie Melodies cartoon to use "Merrily We Roll Along" as its theme. This cartoon also debuts a blue Warner Bros. shield, which would be used until sometime in 1938. See more »


In the setup for the cartoon's finale, the score is supposedly 3-0 Giants. But earlier, with the score at 2-0, Claude gave an in-the-park home run to a dachshund and a four-base error to Dizzy Dan, meaning the score should be 4-0, and Claude's grand slam should have tied the game, not given him the win. A similar, but less game-breaking, math error happened in Baseball Bugs (1946), another Friz Freleng production. See more »

Crazy Credits

The opening uses much thinner rings for the "bullseye" graphic and a very off-model Merrie Melodies logo. See more »


Edited into Porky's Baseball Broadcast (1940) See more »


It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight
(1908) (uncredited)
Music by Egbert Van Alstyne
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

A Takeoff On Dizzy Dean
12 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It helps to know a little baseball history as this cartoon takes off on St. Louis Cardinals' ace of the day: Dizzy Dean. Here, it's a rooster named Dizzy Dan.

Dan is the star pitcher for the Giants who are in this whistle stop of a town called "Hickville" for an exhibition game. The town welcomes Dan with a band at the railroad station and Dan treats them with a long poem explaining how great he is!

The game features the normal stuff I've seen in other animated shorts, whether they feature "Goofy" or "Daffy" or "Bugs." Most of it's funny and revolves around the arrogant pitcher Dan and how he looks great until the bottom of the ninth when he gets a dish of humble pie.

Overall, a decent cartoon, nothing super, but the excellent artwork should be noted, too.

5 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Boulevardier from the Bronx (1936) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: