Public Enemy #1 wants to wreak havoc again, but he is on the most wanted list in the newspaper. He then notices that there's somebody who looks similar to him: Porky Pig. He kidnaps Porky ... See full summary »

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Public Enemy #1 wants to wreak havoc again, but he is on the most wanted list in the newspaper. He then notices that there's somebody who looks similar to him: Porky Pig. He kidnaps Porky and disguises himself as the bank teller that Porky is and uses his position to steal. When the police find where Porky has been, and his love captured, Porky's love decides to go out with the criminal instead of him! Written by Russell Christiansen <russ@megsinet.net>

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The last Porky Pig cartoon to feature him being large, while all of his latter cartoons feature him being slim. See more »

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References The Whole Town's Talking (1935) See more »

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Strange Cartoon - Almost All Drama
13 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm no connoisseur of cartoons meaning I haven't seen thousands of them, but this was a big surprise to me because this was not really funny nor does appear to be made to be funny. It's more like a seven-minute crime story that is animated.

Public Enemy Number One escapes from jail, sees that Porky Pig, a dorky bank teller, looks just like him so he kidnaps him. The scheme is to pretend to be Porky so he can go to bank and then rob it. The ensuing gun-play is astounding.

Although not humorous, this was fascinating. The black-and-white artwork is tremendous and the story very interesting. Even the ending is very strange for a cartoon.


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