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Elmer Elephant (1936)

Approved  |   |  Family, Animation, Short  |  28 March 1936 (USA)
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The other children at a birthday party mock Elmer Elephant for his big nose, but it proves useful when he needs to save the birthday girl from a fire in her tree house.

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Tillie Tiger (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Elmer brings flowers to Tillie Tiger's sixth birthday party. She leaves for a moment, and all the other animals mock Elmer's trunk. He leaves, and encounters a wise old giraffe. Meanwhile, Tillie's treehouse catches fire, and the monkeys fighting it aren't very effective. Elmer, the giraffe, and a few pelicans unite to put out of the fire and rescue Tillie. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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The Romance of Baby Elephant  »

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The pelicans do a brief imitation of Jimmy Durante. See more »

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Featured in The Mouse Factory: Elephants (1973) See more »

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big nosed geek saves the day; gets the girl too
10 April 2002 | by (UCSB) – See all my reviews

Both cute and clever -- a good combination in a Disney animated Silly Symphony. We see a lot of comedy bits in this cartoon that are similar to gags in later animated stories, but they're somewhat different here. Sure, we've seen the whole anthropomorphic-fire thing, but a lot of the elements are pretty unique. I personally enjoyed way Elmer has all sorts of tricks up his, well, nose when it comes to hitting his targets with good ol' H2O. For the Looney Tunes fans out there, you may the voice of Tillie Tiger as the same voice as Petunia Pig.


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