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Calling Dr. Porky (1940)

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A dog thinks he is being chased by small pink elephants, and goes to the hospital. While Porky is working on medication, the pink elephants find him and cause havoc. Porky finally gives him... See full summary »

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Cast

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Sara Berner ...
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Porky Pig / Elephant-seeing Drunk / Pink Elephant / Dizzy-spelled Man (voice) (uncredited)
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A dog thinks he is being chased by small pink elephants, and goes to the hospital. While Porky is working on medication, the pink elephants find him and cause havoc. Porky finally gives him some medication, that only works temporarily, but then sees them again. He rushes back in and is once again ill. Written by Russell Christiansen <russ@megsinet.net>

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21 September 1940 (USA)  »

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Llamando al Dr. Porky  »

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Pink Elephants
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Music by Carl W. Stalling
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I love this cartoon!!!!!!!!!
18 November 1999 | by (Newburyport, Massachusetts) – See all my reviews

In this cartoon, Porky poses as a doctor. A dog comes to his office with the hiccups. On his way to the exam room, some elephants chase him. He runs in to the exam room, and tells Dr. Porky that his problem is that he is being chased by elephants. While Porky goes off to rig up some medication, the elephants come in, give the patient an exam, and ask him a series of questions. When Porky comes back, he gives his patient the medicine, which works for a second, but then the elephants come back. If you haven't seen this cartoon, see it!


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