MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 51,388 this week

Speaking of the Weather (1937)

Approved  |   |  Animation, Short, Comedy  |  4 September 1937 (USA)
6.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.3/10 from 188 users  
Reviews: 6 user

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 »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1408 titles
created 12 Nov 2012
 
a list of 1764 titles
created 24 Nov 2013
 
list image
a list of 117 titles
created 2 months ago
 
a list of 39 titles
created 1 month ago
 
a list of 35 images
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Speaking of the Weather (1937)

Speaking of the Weather (1937) on IMDb 6.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Speaking of the Weather.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A mouse version of The Jack Benny Program (1950).

Director: Robert McKimson
Stars: Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In this spoof of TV's "The Honeymooners", Ralph Crumden and Ned Morton are mouse versions of Jackie Gleason and Art Carney's characters on the TV show. When new human tenants move into the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert McKimson
Stars: Daws Butler, June Foray
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Porky Pig's egg faces production problems when a crooning rooster distracts the hens from their jobs.

Director: Frank Tashlin
Stars: Mel Blanc, Sara Berner, Richard Bickenbach
Wideo Wabbit (1956)
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Bugs Bunny is chased by Elmer Fudd throughout a TV studio and its various productions.

Director: Robert McKimson
Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan, Daws Butler
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Sylvester Cat slips when making a grab for Tweety Bird in Granny's flat, and falls dazed to the floor as one of Tweety's feathers lands in his mouth. Tweety runs off. Sylvester comes to and... See full summary »

Directors: Friz Freleng, Hawley Pratt
Stars: Mel Blanc, June Foray, Ben Frommer
Draftee Daffy (1945)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Daffy Duck is desperate to elude the draft board respresentative bearing his conscription order.

Director: Robert Clampett
Stars: Mel Blanc
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Bugs buys the homes of the three little pigs and the wolf starts blowing them down. Of course you know "this means war."

Director: Robert McKimson
Stars: Mel Blanc, Bea Benaderet
Falling Hare (1943)
Family | Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Bugs encounters wartime sabotage and takes to the air to do battle.

Director: Robert Clampett
Stars: Mel Blanc, Robert Clampett
Family | Romance | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Pepe Le Peu chases a female cat in a perfume shop until she turns the tables on him.

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc
Hare Tonic (1945)
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Bugs Bunny tricks Elmer Fudd into believing his house has been quarantined for something called "rabbititus."

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

On a tropical island a pair of castaways look to Bugs as a source of food.

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc, Augie Goupil, Michael Maltese
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Daffy Duck wreaks havoc on a movie set at Wonder Pictures ("if it's good, it's a Wonder"). Daffy's creative editing impresses producer I. M. Stupendous.

Director: Tex Avery
Stars: Mel Blanc, Sara Berner, Herman Bing
Edit

Cast

Uncredited cast:
...
Conductor / Cholly Jam / Walter Snitchall (voice) (uncredited)
Billy Bletcher ...
Public Enemy #1 / Judge (voice) (uncredited)
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

Approved
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

4 September 1937 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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 »

Connections

Edited into Have You Got Any Castles? (1938) See more »

Soundtracks

Summer Night
(uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
Played during the opening sequence
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
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.


0 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Speaking of the Weather (1937) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?