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The Case of the Stuttering Pig (1937)

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A dark and stormy night; a knock on the door of the pig family. It's lawyer Goodwill, with Uncle Solomon's will which leaves everything to the pigs, but if something happens to them, it ... See full summary »

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Uncredited cast:
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Petunia Pig (voice) (uncredited)
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Porky Pig / Guy in the Third Row (voice) (uncredited)
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Lawyer Goodwill (voice) (uncredited)
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A dark and stormy night; a knock on the door of the pig family. It's lawyer Goodwill, with Uncle Solomon's will which leaves everything to the pigs, but if something happens to them, it goes to the lawyer who then immediately adjourns to the basement and a convenient bottle of Jekyll and Hyde potion. Soon, he's got everyone except Porky and Petunia but watch out for that guy in the third row... Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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30 October 1937 (USA)  »

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When the picture of Uncle Solomon is shown, it's a drawing of Oliver Hardy as a pig. See more »

Quotes

Lawyer Goodwill: I'll do away with all of you!
[Suddenly a chair flies in from the audience, hits Goodwill and knocks him into the stocks]
Pigs: Who did that?
Guy in the third row: Me!
Lawyer Goodwill: Who are you?
Guy in the third row: I'm the guy in the thoid row, you big sourpuss!
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References The Cameraman (1928) See more »

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Puddin' Head Jones
Music by Lou Handman
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"I'm the guy in the third row, ya big sourpuss"
24 April 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

My goodness, isn't that final line hilarious or what? I thoroughly enjoyed this early Porky Pig cartoon. It isn't my absolute favourite, but it is a lot of fun and pretty much perfect for Halloween especially. The animation is wonderful, the black and white really does add to the atmosphere much more so than the colourised version, and the music is also great, haunting, beautiful and sometimes tongue-in-cheek. The story is effective, and zips along quickly thanks to the fun gags, fast pace and the terrific dialogue. As much as I loved Porky and his siblings here, the best character was the Dr.Hyde-type villain Lawyer Goodwill who had the best lines(with the exception of the end line) and was animated really convincingly. Mel Blanc and Billy Bletcher both do brilliantly with the voices. Overall, great fun, well worth watching. 9/10 Bethany Cox


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