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Speaking of the Weather (1937)

Approved  |   |  Animation, Short, Comedy  |  4 September 1937 (USA)
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It's midnight at the bookstore and all the book and magazine characters are coming to life. When a bulldog from an adventure book uses a Boswell Sisters-like performance by girls in a ... See full summary »

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Conductor / Cholly Jam / Walter Snitchall (voice) (uncredited)
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Public Enemy #1 / Judge (voice) (uncredited)
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It's midnight at the bookstore and all the book and magazine characters are coming to life. When a bulldog from an adventure book uses a Boswell Sisters-like performance by girls in a travel magazine as a distraction to rob a bank, he is chased, caught, and sentenced to, of course "Life" (the magazine). But there's also a conveniently placed "Escape" magazine.... Written by Jason A. Cormier

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Most of the magazines in the store have the date "October 1946" on them, altered for the 1946 re-release in order to disguise the fact that the film was almost ten years old at the time. See more »

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References The CooCoo Nut Grove (1936) See more »

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Cheyenne
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Music by Egbert Van Alstyne
Played when the Wild West Weekly is shown
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not so good
30 April 2009 | by (belgium) – See all my reviews

for some reason, this cartoon is special and unique, but I can't really say why (although my conscience knows it). actually, it's quite stupid. we see a lot of magazines coming to life in some art form that already is cliché. yes, I remember it from long ago when I was a kid, but way back then I didn't like it either. I guess it's just because it was as an extra on the DVD of 'Gold Diggers of 1937' that I saw it again, because it simply isn't interesting enough to watch otherwise. the title is the same as one of the songs used in that Gold Diggers movie, but it shows very little resemblance with how it was used in the film. in this cartoon, there are very little animations that have to do with the title. I guess the song was a success in the Thirties and that should be the reason for it's title. I won't forget it, but I certainly will not watch it again in a long time.


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