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Katnip Kollege (1938)

Approved  |   |  Family, Musical, Animation  |  11 June 1938 (USA)
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At the Katnip Kollege, we see a roomful of cats taking a course in Swingology. Everyone swings except Johnny, who can't cut it and has to sit in the dunce chair. Miss Kitty Bright tells him... See full summary »

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Johnny Cat (voice) (uncredited)
George MacFarland ...
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Mabel Todd ...
Kitty Bright (voice) (uncredited)
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At the Katnip Kollege, we see a roomful of cats taking a course in Swingology. Everyone swings except Johnny, who can't cut it and has to sit in the dunce chair. Miss Kitty Bright tells him to look her up when he learns how to swing. Finally, listening to the pendulum clock at night, Johnny gets the beat. He rushes out to where everyone is playing and sings "Easy As Rollin' Off a Log" to Kitty Bright. She joins in; he grabs a trumpet for an instrumental break, with the complete band. They both fall off a log; she covers him with kisses. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Because of incorrect information (probably obtained from the US copyright register), Ben Hardaway was often listed as the second director of this film. Later, a title card of this film was discovered stating the second director was actually Cal Howard. The complete opening titles of this film are, however, considered lost. See more »

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As Easy As Rolling Off a Log
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Written by M.K. Jerome and Jack Scholl
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Entertaining
16 January 2009 | by (Konstanz, Germany) – See all my reviews

I wouldn't call this a perfect film, or spend any effort to obtain it by itself, but if you get it anyway (in my case, as part of the Warner Night at the Movies extra suite on the Adventures of Robin Hood 1938), it provides decent, if somehow museum-like entertainment, and contributes to the viewer feeling like back in 1938 (the included newsreel reports that Hitler has annected Austria). Colors look a bit faded, humor is not worth mentioning, but the swing music was pleasant to me.

And that Kitty girl moved nicely lasciviously, though Betty Boop was better at that :^)


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