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Release Date:
24 September 1938 (USA) See more »
Porky Pig goes on a hunt to catch the surreally elusive last Do-Do bird. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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 (From IFC. 27 October 2009, 10:12 AM, PDT)

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Mel Blanc ... Porky Pig / The Do-Do / Various Wackyland Citizens (voice) (uncredited)

Billy Bletcher ... Roaring Goon (voice) (uncredited)
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Directed by
Robert Clampett 
Writing credits
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Warren Foster  uncredited

Produced by
Leon Schlesinger .... producer
Raymond Katz .... supervising producer (uncredited)
Original Music by
Carl W. Stalling (uncredited)
Film Editing by
Treg Brown (uncredited)
Sound Department
Treg Brown .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Animation Department
Izzy Ellis .... animator (as I. Ellis)
Norm McCabe .... animator (as Norman McCabe)
John Carey .... animator (uncredited)
Lu Guarnier .... animator (uncredited)
Elmer Plummer .... background artist (uncredited)
Elmer Plummer .... layout artist (uncredited)
Music Department
Carl W. Stalling .... musical director
Milt Franklyn .... orchestrator (uncredited)
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7 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Canada:G (Nova Scotia) | UK:U | USA:Approved (PCA #4272)

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At one point in the pan of the various denizens of Wackyland, a character with large glasses comes out of a pot and says, "Hello, Bobo." This refers to animator Robert Cannon, whose nickname was Bobo and who did wear big glasses. On the pot are the words "Treg's a Foo", refering to sound effects man Treg Brown. (Foo, incidentally, is a nonsense word from the Smokey Stover comic strip, a big influence on this cartoon in terms of humor and visual style.)See more »
Continuity: When Porky bumps into the Goin' Up! door, look closely. He suddenly gains a band-aid. In the shot where the Do-Do appears with the WB shield, the band-aid is gone.See more »
[first lines]
Newspaper Boy:Extra, extra! Read all about it! Porky off on Dodo hunt!
[throws newspaper at the camera]
Newspaper Boy:Paper, mister?
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Here We Go Round the Mulberry BushSee more »


Which series is this from: Looney Tunes or Merrie Melodies?
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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
An animation milestone, 22 March 1999
Author: Squonk from Denver, CO

"Porky in Wackyland" is a true milestone in animation. It is an amazing example of no-holds-barred animation. It's very obvious the artists had a great time just letting their imaginations go wild on this one. The plot is simple, Porky Pig is searching for the last Do-Do bird. His quest leads him to Wackyland. In Wackyland anything can happen...that's what animation is all about if you ask me. Anything can be brought to life in animation, all you have to do is dream it and draw it. "Porky in Wackyland" represents many crazy dreams, and many wonderful drawings. And on top of it all, it's very funny!

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