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Porky is the engineer on the most pathetic train in the fleet. After some routine episodes (using pepper to get the engine to sneeze itself up a hill, chasing a cow off the tracks, only to discover too late that it's been replaced by a very angry bull), Porky gets word that he's going to be replaced by the new streamlined Silver Fish. He insults it under his breath, but the Silver Fish engineer hears and challenges him to a race. The angry bull catapults Porky to victory. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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7 August 1937 (USA)  »

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Putte Possun rautatie  »

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The Morse code heard in this cartoon translates as QST QSL 'LEON SCHLESINGER' HOLLYWOOD FOR PICTURE OF PORKY. See more »

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You're a Horse's Ass
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Plays when Porky's train is tangled at the start of the race
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Decent Porky Short
28 March 2016 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Porky's Railroad (1937)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

Decent, if nothing overly special, short has Porky Pig traveling around in his 15th Century train when a newer, faster 30th Century challenges him to a race.

PORKY'S RAILROAD is pretty slim on story and I'd also argue that there really aren't too many laughs either. The short manages to be slightly entertaining thanks to the very good animation, which is certainly the highlight. I'd say that Porky is in fine shape and manages to hold your attention as he talks to his train and keeps trying to make it do better than it actually should.


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