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Blitz Wolf
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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 »
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. See more »
User Reviews:
A great short 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)

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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Trivia:
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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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Tom and Jerry's Giant Adventure (2013) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
Der Deitcher's Dog (Oh Where, Oh Where Has My Little Dog Gone)See more »

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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
A great short, 17 April 2004
Author: rbverhoef (rbverhoef@hotmail.com) from The Hague, Netherlands

'Blitz Wolf' is a terrific animated short made by Tex Avery. It is an anti-Nazi and anti-Hitler adaptation from 'Three Little Pigs'. The wolf, who walks like the Nazis and talks German, comes to the houses of the three pigs. The first two pigs lose their home but the third has made his house into a bunker with all kind of weapons. Together the three pigs fight the wolf.

This is a great little movie with some beautiful gags. The short itself gives some comments on the jokes, which makes it even funnier. Although it is pretty aggressive and therefore not really suitable for children, this Oscar-nominated cartoon is one of the better ones I have seen.

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