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Three Little Wolves (1936)

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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Big Bad Wolf (voice) (uncredited)
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Fifer Pig (voice) (uncredited)
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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)  »

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The Boy Who Cried Wolf  »

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[Disguised as Bo Peep, the Wolf lures the pigs into his cave, locks the door and swallows the key]
Fifer PigFiddler Pig: [Blushing] Why, Bo Peep.
Big Bad Wolf: Bo Peep?
[Laughs as he takes off his costume]
Fifer PigFiddler Pig: The Wolf!
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More Troubles With The Big Bad Wolf
20 October 2000 | by See all my reviews

A Walt Disney SILLY SYMPHONY Cartoon Short.

The Big Bad Wolf returns to the forest, this time with his sons, the THREE LITTLE WOLVES. Fortunately for them, Fifer & Fiddler Pigs are as gullible & silly as ever...

A follow-up to THE BIG BAD WOLF (1934) and THE THREE LITTLE PIGS' second sequel, this is a very pleasant cartoon with lots of good imagination at work. The 'Wolf Pacifier' is fascinating & must have warmed the heart of Rube Goldberg himself. Followed by the non-Symphony THE PRACTICAL PIG (1939).

The SILLY SYMPHONIES, which Walt Disney produced for a ten year period beginning in 1929, are among the most fascinating of all animated series. Unlike the Mickey Mouse cartoons in which action was paramount, with the Symphonies the action was made to fit the music. There was little plot in the early Symphonies, which featured lively inanimate objects and anthropomorphic plants & animals, all moving frantically to the soundtrack. Gradually, however, the Symphonies became the school where Walt's animators learned to work with color and began to experiment with plot, characterization & photographic special effects. The pages of Fable & Fairy Tale, Myth & Mother Goose were all mined to provide story lines and even Hollywood's musicals & celebrities were effectively spoofed. It was from this rich soil that Disney's feature-length animation was to spring. In 1939, with SNOW WHITE successfully behind him and PINOCCHIO & FANTASIA on the near horizon, Walt phased out the SILLY SYMPHONIES; they had run their course & served their purpose.


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