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Mother Goose Goes Hollywood (1938)

Various Mother Goose rhymes are portrayed by Hollywood stars for example, Old King Cole's fiddlers three are the Marx Brothers, and Humpty Dumpty is W.C. Fields, who falls while tormenting ... See full summary »

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Thelma Boardman ...
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Ann Lee ...
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Various Mother Goose rhymes are portrayed by Hollywood stars for example, Old King Cole's fiddlers three are the Marx Brothers, and Humpty Dumpty is W.C. Fields, who falls while tormenting Charlie McCarthy; Simple Simon and the Pieman are Laurel and Hardy. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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23 December 1938 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mamma gås i Hollywood  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Aside from his debut in The Wise Little Hen (1934), this is the only appearance of Donald Duck in a Silly Symphony cartoon. See more »

Quotes

[in See-Saw, Margery Daw, Edward G. Robinson and Greta Garbo are on a see-saw]
Greta Garbo: I vant so much to be alone.
Edward G. Robinson: Okay, babe. You asked for it.
[Gets off see-saw, Garbo falls down]
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Spoofs Grand Hotel (1932) See more »

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Not all that good and it probably will just bore or offend the viewer
3 October 2007 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

I am not one for "political correctness" and don't think any film should be banned just because it offends. However, because of some offensive imagery of Blacks in this cartoon, you're not likely to find it except on the Internet. However, before you rush off to find it, I warn you--not so much because of the racially insensitive material (and it is offensive) but because the movie itself is pretty insipid and unfunny. Just a couple years earlier, Disney made a similar film that was littered with cartoon images of famous actors (MICKEY'S POLO TEAM), but it was a good bit funnier and more likable. Plus, this time it all seems a bit more forced. If you do see this cartoon, don't see it because it's anything special--see it because it's a good case of a film that has been shelved because of changing tastes and mores.


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