MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 46,556 this week

Farm Frolics (1941)

6.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.5/10 from 139 users  
Reviews: 2 user

A series of spot gags about farm life. Running gag: why are all the little piggies watching the clock so intently?

Director:

Writer:

(story)
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 69 titles
created 07 Aug 2011
 
a list of 79 titles
created 12 Sep 2011
 
a list of 243 titles
created 10 Aug 2012
 
a list of 26 images
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 1465 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Farm Frolics" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Farm Frolics (1941)

Farm Frolics (1941) on IMDb 6.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Farm Frolics.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A sleepy man demands total quiet from hotel manager Elmer Fudd, but bellhop Daffy's noisy antics keep prompting the exasperated guest to sock Elmer in the face.

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan
Animation | Family | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The brochures in a travel agency come to life. After a series of quick gags (flying fish in airplanes, a wave washing swimmers out to sea and back, etc). , there's a musical interlude ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Tashlin
Stars: Mel Blanc, Billy Bletcher, Dave Weber
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Sylvester Cat turns to automation in hopes it will help him catch the fastest mouse in Mexico, Speedy Gonzales. He builds a robot to chase Speedy around their house, but Speedy outsmarts ... See full summary »

Director: Friz Freleng
Stars: Mel Blanc
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A Hollywood wolf makes a pass at a cute movie usherette, gets slapped in the face, then settles down for the show. But his juices get flowing again when the feature ("To Have... To Have... ... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Clampett, Arthur Davis
Stars: Mel Blanc, Dave Barry, Bea Benaderet
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Cotton pickers mistake Bugs' tail for a ball of cotton and toss him in with the rest of the haul. On the riverboat Bugs takes on the gambler Colonel Shuffle.

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc, Billy Bletcher, The Sportsmen Quartet
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

"Summer is gone" and throughout the forest, squirrels are working hard gathering acorns for the long cold winter ahead. But one young squirrel has a better idea...winning acorns by shooting... See full summary »

Director: Frank Tashlin
Stars: Mel Blanc, Billy Bletcher
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

On a tropical island a pair of castaways look to Bugs as a source of food.

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc, Augie Goupil, Michael Maltese
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Bugs arrives in the desert to find Elmer prospecting for gold. Fudd is finally driven to pull his own gold tooth.

Director: Robert Clampett
Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan
Old King Cole (1933)
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Old King Cole throws party and invites all of the Mother Goose characters. He warns them that they must leave at midnight. Another collection of characters puts on a stage show. The Ten ... See full summary »

Director: David Hand
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Pirate Yosemite Sam chases Bugs all over the ship to find out where the buried treasure is.

Director: Friz Freleng
Stars: Mel Blanc
War | Family | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Grocery store products come to life, along with caricatures of Jack Benny, Rochester and Ned Sparks, and take-offs on Superman and King Kong.

Director: Robert Clampett
Stars: Bea Benaderet, Mel Blanc, Kent Rogers
Edit

Cast

Uncredited cast:
Sara Berner ...
Mama Pig (voice) (uncredited)
...
Farm Dog / Rosebud / Piggy (voice) (uncredited)
Robert C. Bruce ...
Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Cliff Nazarro ...
Eddie Cantor Horse (voice) (uncredited)
Kent Rogers ...
Female Red Ant (voice) (uncredited)
Edit

Storyline

A series of spot gags about farm life. Running gag: why are all the little piggies watching the clock so intently?

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

10 May 1941 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in The Great Piggy Bank Robbery (1946) See more »

Soundtracks

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
(uncredited)
Music by Albert Gumble
Lyrics by A. Seymour Brown
Sung by Chorus
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Best Of This Type Of Narrated Cartoons I've Seen
8 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Usually, when you see the date of a Looney Tune as being very early 1940s and you immediately hear the voice of narrator (usually Robert Bruce) you almost can be assured it won't be the normal wild, wacky and humorous cartoon you're expecting. They were very corny in the early '40s and most of the humor just isn't there as it was by the mid '40s and the end of World War II.

There is no central character, such as Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck or Porky Pig in these above- mentioned type of 'toons. They are usually are just a series of quick gags on a subject: fairy tales, different places in the world or - such as in this one - life on a farm. I would this one, however, better than the others I've seen. At least the gags had some humor, enough to at least produce a few smiles.

The rural scenes are beautifully drawn and look great on this "restored" Golden Collection Volume Five DVD set. Also, some of the gags - if you know classic-era performers - aren't bad, such as a horse imitating Eddie Cantor or a dog reading Dick Tracy in the Sunday newspaper comic strips or the birds building a FHA-approved house.


7 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Farm Frolics (1941) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?