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The CooCoo Nut Grove (1936)

Not Rated  |   |  Family, Animation, Short  |  28 November 1936 (USA)
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A visit to a Hollywood nightclub, featuring caricatures of, among others, Walter Winchell, Hugh Herbert, W.C. Fields, Katharine Hepburn, Ned Sparks, Johnny Weissmuller, Lupe Velez, John ... See full summary »

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About a Quarter to Nine
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Music by Harry Warren
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A jumbled celebrity caricature cartoon
3 November 2008 | by (Lincoln, England) – See all my reviews

Friz Freleng's 'The Coo Coo Nut Grove' is a Hollywood stars caricature cartoon with a difference. The difference is that some of the celebrities are portrayed as animals. Harpo Marx is a bird, Laurel and Hardy are a pig and a monkey, Katherine Hepburn is a horse, etc. This promising concept is soured, however, by the odd fact that only some of the stars are animals. Curiously, some of the caricatures are humans. I can't help but feel that it would have been a funnier concept had all of the characters been animals or humans. Mixing them together just makes it seem odd, particularly when we discover that Groucho Marx is a human while Harpo is a bird?! Tex Avery made a much better caricature cartoon five years later called 'Hollywood Steps Out' in which all the stars were portrayed in their human form. As is generally the case with these cartoons, the fun is in spotting the celebrities and trying to get the references. 'The Coo Coo Nut Grove' would have brought the house down in its day when all the references were topical, now its more fascinating than funny.


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