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Police officer Porky is called to investigate strange noises at a house that might be haunted. Before he arrives, we tour the house and hear some evil-sounding cackles, which, it turns out, are coming from a radio one that a ghost was listening to. The ghost then sings the title song while getting ready for a night of haunting, just as Porky arrives. The ghost invites him in with a woman's voice, then disappears. Porky comes in and gets spooked by some flapping curtains. When he comes back in, the ghost puts a couple frogs into a pair of shoes and sets them loose; they collect a hatrack and a curtain, forming a sort of black ghost that ultimately scares Porky upstairs right into the arms of the ghost. He beats a hasty retreat... Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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A-Hunting We Will Go
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Porky gets scared...again
18 October 2009 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Here is another Porky Pig cartoon great for Halloween, this one is directed by Bob Clampett, and I remember watching the edited, colorized version on TV a a little kid. But from watching the original, black-&-white version online as an animation-loving adult, I found it much better then the crappy edited version for TV.

In this short, Porky is a police officer ordered to investigate strange goings-on at a old, run-down, deserted house. But the house is actually haunted, and a fun loving ghost (voiced by Disney regular Pinto Colvig) plays a series of pranks on the unsuspecting pig. And then Porky gets finally scared and ran out of the house.

There is one scene I liked the was kind of recycled from the short "The Case of The Stuttering Pig". It was when a scared Porky ran up the stairs like a flash, and then jump right into the ghost's arms stuttering "I just saw a..." Overall I love this short.


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