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Three Little Wolves (1936)

Approved  |   |  Animation, Comedy, Family  |  18 April 1936 (USA)
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The two foolish little pigs think crying "wolf" on their brother is great sport. Then the real wolf comes around, with his three little wolves. He dresses as Little Bo Peep, with his sons ... See full summary »

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Billy Bletcher ...
Big Bad Wolf (voice) (uncredited)
Pinto Colvig ...
Practical Pig (voice) (uncredited)
Dorothy Compton ...
Fifer Pig (voice) (uncredited)
Mary Moder ...
Fiddler Pig (voice) (uncredited)
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The two foolish little pigs think crying "wolf" on their brother is great sport. Then the real wolf comes around, with his three little wolves. He dresses as Little Bo Peep, with his sons as the sheep, and they lure the pigs into the wolf den. This time, when the pigs blow the wolf alert horn, their brother ignores it. But they get the wolf to demonstrate his lung power with the horn, and their brother comes running to demonstrate his wolf pacifier. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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18 April 1936 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die drei kleinen Wölfe  »

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(RCA Victor High Fidelity Sound System)

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Big Bad Wolf: Who's there?
Practical Pig: [as Italian street vendor] Nice, ripe tomato! I'm giving a free sample.
Big Bad Wolf: Free sample? Well, let me have it.
[Gets a tomato in the face]
Big Bad Wolf: Why you little swine! I'll get you!
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Yet more wolfen slander
1 September 2013 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

Big "Bad" Wolf, now speaking with a German accent for some reason, takes his kids out to hunt, opting to finally finish off the three little pigs while they still frolic campily. The sensible pig is even building an elaborate torture device to protect them from Wolfie. His brothers have been crying wolf as a joke and doesn't take them seriously when he turns up in actual sheep's clothing.

Again, as much as I'd like to see those little pigs get shoved in the oven and Wolfie and kids finally be fed it doesn't happen. The sensible wolf brings his torture device and gives 1930s cartoon-going kids the pleasure of seeing an animal go through excruciating pain just for being what he is.

A disturbing metaphor if there ever was one.


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