Junior wants to be a Big Fry, but learns the hard way that he just isn't ready for smoking in the pool room when he should be in the school room.

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Jack Mercer ...
Pool Room Fishes (voice) (uncredited)
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Junior Catfish skipped school to hang out at the pool hall. Mama was worried he might have been caught by a fisherman instead. He returns home for dinner, then sneaks back to the pool hall for the meeting of the Big Fry Club. For his initiation, he's sent into a cave full of scary things that ultimately send him running back to mama's arms. Throughout, the title song is sung. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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21 April 1939 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Kippari Kalle ... Maalla ja ystävät merellä  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Included in the Rhino Home Video compilation "Bambi Meets Godzilla and Other Weird Cartoons". See more »

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Featured in The Ring Two (2005) See more »

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Small Fry
Music by Hoagy Carmichael
Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Played during the opening credits
Sung by the mother fish
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A cult film
6 February 1999 | by (Baltimore, Maryland) – See all my reviews

This odd cartoon from 1939 is really a cult film. The bizarre story makes it enjoyable. It has a great score by Hoagy Carmichael.


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