A 1942 Merrie Melodies cartoon depicting the exploits of the Dover Boys, Tom, Dick and Larry (of Pimento University), and their rescue of dainty Dora Standpipe (of Miss Cheddar's Female Academy) from the clutches of coward, bully, cad and thief Dan Backslide. Written by
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made his first attempt at experimenting with the traditional cartoon format and layout with this cartoon. He later said that Warner Bros. originally refused to release the film and threatened to fire him. Fortunately for him (and for animation history) the studio needed the cartoon to fill release orders for its shorts. See more
Out and away the most popular fellows at Pimento U. are the three Dover Boys: Tom, the fun-loving member of the trio; Dick, a serious lad of 18 summers, plus a winter in Florida - as related in "The Dover Boys in the Everglades"; and Larry, the youngest of the three jerks... er, brothers.
In My Merry Oldsmobile
Music by Gus Edwards See more