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Director:
Writer:
Rich Hogan (story)
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Release Date:
22 August 1942 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Yet another variation on the Three Little Pigs theme, this time told as WW2 anti-German propaganda (the US had just entered the war), with the wolf as a thinly-disguised Hitler. | Add synopsis »
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Nominated for Oscar. See more »
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THE END... of Adolf See more (12 total) »

Cast

  (in alphabetical order)
Pinto Colvig ... Sergeant Pork, the Third Pig (voice) (uncredited)
Frank Graham ... Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Bill Thompson ... Adolf Wolf (voice) (uncredited)
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Directed by
Tex Avery 
 
Writing credits
Rich Hogan (story)

Produced by
Fred Quimby .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Scott Bradley 
 
Animation Department
Ray Abrams .... animator
Preston Blair .... animator
Ed Love .... animator
Irven Spence .... animator
Bernard Wolf .... layout artist (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
10 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
Certification:
USA:Passed (National Board of Review) | USA:Approved (PCA #8261) | USA:TV-G (TV rating)
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This was Tex Avery's first cartoon for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, after his disagreement with Warner Brothers' animation producer, Leon Schlesinger, about the closing scene, in 1941's The Heckling Hare (1941), because of Tex Avery's newest idea & creation, at the time of "air breaks". Schlesinger thought "air breaks" cartoons may cause temptations and deaths of children that saw this.See more »
Quotes:
Adolf Wolf:[coming up to the First Pig's house of straw; speaking in faux German] Open the door! Or I'll huff and I'll puff and I'll blow your house in!
First Pig:But Adolf, that would break our treaty. You're a good guy. Why, you hate war. You wouldn't go back on your word.
Adolf Wolf:Are you kidding?
[the wolf laughs and brings in "Der Mechanized Huffer und Puffer" to blow down the house, but the First Pig manages to escape]
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Referenced in Tom and Jerry's Giant Adventure (2013) (V)See more »
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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
THE END... of Adolf, 29 June 2004
Author: TheOtherFool from The Netherlands

Very well done propaganda piece from the WWII era has the famous story of the three little pigs told with Hitler as the wolf. He's huffing and puffing away the straw and wood houses but then finds himself at war with the third piggies house, a bunker with hundreds of canons in it.

Amusing tale is well told, only to be slowed down by some silly gags with little posts here and there throughout the movie. For instance: when the first pig flees from his blown away house, it says 'gone with the wind', only to be followed by another sign: 'Corny gag, isn't it'. Yes, it sure is!

But overall this short is loads of fun and way better than comparable ones from that time, so if you have a chance of catching this: please do!

7/10.

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