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Speaking of the Weather (1937)

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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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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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Among the celebrities caricatured are 'Bob Bazooka Burns', Ted Lewis, Ned Sparks, Hugh Herbert, Leopold Stokowski, The Boswell Sisters (Connee Boswell, Martha Boswell, and Vet Boswell, Clark Gable, Greta Garbo, Warner Oland (as Charlie Chan), Johnny Weissmuller, Walter Winchell, William Powell (as The Thin Man) and Asta. See more »

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References Sing Me a Love Song (1936) See more »

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September in the Rain
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Music by Harry Warren
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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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