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22 August 1936 (USA) See more »
Max Hare is boxing Toby Tortoise, and beating him severely in round one. Between rounds, a Mae West... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in alphabetical order)
Alyce Ardell ... Girl Bunny (voice) (uncredited)
Marcellite Garner ... Girl Bunny (voice) (uncredited)
Eddie Holden ... Toby Tortoise (voice) (uncredited)
Leone Le Doux ... Girl Bunny (voice) (uncredited)
Ned Norton ... Max Hare (voice) (uncredited)
Martha Wentworth ... Jenny Wren (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Wilfred Jackson (uncredited)
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
William Cottrell  story (uncredited)
Joe Grant  story (uncredited)
Ward Kimball  story (uncredited)
Bob Kuwahara  story (uncredited)

Produced by
Walt Disney .... producer
Original Music by
Frank Churchill (uncredited)
Leigh Harline (uncredited)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Graham Heid .... assistant director (uncredited)
Animation Department
John W. Dunn .... animator (uncredited)
Rollin Hamilton .... animator (uncredited)
Jack Hannah .... animator (uncredited)
Dick Huemer .... animator (uncredited)
Milt Kahl .... animator (uncredited)
Ward Kimball .... animator (uncredited)
Isadore Klein .... animator (uncredited)
Dick Lundy .... animator (uncredited)
Frank Oreb .... animator (uncredited)
George Rowley .... animator (uncredited)
Robert Stokes .... animator (uncredited)
Marvin Woodward .... animator (uncredited)

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7 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)
USA:Approved (PCA #2206)

Did You Know?

Characters from other Silly Symphony cartoons appear in the audience. Jenny Wren from Who Killed Cock Robin? (1935), and Practical Pig from Three Little Pigs (1933) (as the bell ringer) are the most visible. Also appearing are Dirty Bill from The Robber Kitten (1935), Elmer and Tillie from Elmer Elephant (1936), the Harpo Marx bird from Who Killed Cock Robin? (1935), and Fifer Pig, Fiddler Pig and the Big Bad Wolf from Three Little Pigs (1933). Goofy, Donald Duck and Horace Horsecollar also appear.See more »
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Rather boring, 1 September 2013
Author: Shawn Watson from The Penumbra

Toby Tortoise is back dueling with the hare. But this time they are not racing, but boxing. As you would expect Toby is slow and incapable while the hare is loud and overconfident. It's quite uneventful and boring for the most part. Toby is not a good character as his cartoons move as slow as he does.

I'm not sure what kind of boxing match allows the various forms of humiliation and torture used by the hare, but one of gags involves fireworks and backfires on him, thus allowing Toby to win by default.

Subliming message of the cartoon: if you lack the skill to win honestly - cheat.

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