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Release Date:
9 December 1939 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Two baby squirrels ask grandpa to explain what "men" are when he comes in singing "peace on earth, goodwill to men". Grandpa tells the story of man's last war. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. See more »
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(47 articles)
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Cast

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Mel Blanc ... Grandpa Squirrel (voice) (uncredited)
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Directed by
Hugh Harman (uncredited)
 
Produced by
Hugh Harman .... producer
Fred Quimby .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Scott Bradley (uncredited)
 
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Additional Details

Runtime:
9 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
Certification:
UK:U | USA:Passed (National Board of Review) | USA:Approved (PCA #5738) | USA:TV-G (TV rating)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
The first MGM cartoon to be nominated for an Academy Award.See more »
Quotes:
Grandpa Squirrel:I asked, "What does that mean, Mr. Owl?" and Mr. Owl says, "Thou shalt not kill... hmm, looks like a mighty good book of rules, but I guess them men didn't pay much attention to it."See more »
Movie Connections:
Remade as Good Will to Men (1955)See more »
Soundtrack:
Hark! the Herald Angels SingSee more »

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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Would Like to Purchase This, 14 October 2006
Author: Pureout from United States

I watched this movie last December and was enthralled with it. I vowed I would purchase a copy of it for each of my three siblings and their families for the next Christmas, and that's right around the corner now. Not sure where to purchase this, however. It was so "right on" and amazing how it shows us how the little animals are much smarter than the big animals that currently are trying to run the government of the United States. If you get a chance, watch this cool little Christmas cartoon because it will surely put a smile on your face while engaging your brain and heart at the same time, but don't let it depress you too much because you will see that it's amazing how the innocent animals know how to keep themselves secure in the face of major threats.

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