Porky's father is going to lose his farm. Porky goes to town with his horse and works a milk route, with a warning that if he breaks a bottle he's fired. As he's delivering, cats follow ... See full summary »

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Porky's father is going to lose his farm. Porky goes to town with his horse and works a milk route, with a warning that if he breaks a bottle he's fired. As he's delivering, cats follow along behind draining the bottles. Meanwhile, Hank Horsefly follows them into town. He stings Dobbin, who crashes and breaks many bottles. They happen upon a horse race and accidentally enter; the horse is merely plodding along until it gets stung again. Porky wins the $10,000 race and drives home in a limo just in time. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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The title is based on the original expression, "a land flowing with milk and honey", from the biblical book of Exodus describing the agricultural abundance of the Land of Israel. See more »

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The Gold Diggers' Song (We're in the Money)
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Music by Harry Warren
Played during the opening credits
Also played briefly when the board shows the fourth race prize money
Also played when Porky pulls up in the big car
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Early Tex Avery, before he had his style fleshed out completely

This is an early Tex Avery short that is not done quite in the style that would mark his later efforts. An early Porky Pig adventure, Avery more or less cut his teeth as a director helping to develop Porky, as well as playing a major role in the development of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and Egghead/Elmer Fudd, before leaving Warner Brothers after a dispute with producer Leon Schlesinger and moving to MGM in 1942. Well worth looking for, it was originally in black ad white. Recommended.


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