Horton the elephant agrees to watch over lazy Maisie bird's egg while she vacations. Much later, after standing (and sitting) guard 100-percent faith- fully through rain and snow, Horton and the egg are captured by three hunters and put in a circus. Maisie happens by just as the egg is about to hatch and demands that Horton give it back to her. Written by
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was a favorite characterization for the famed Warner Bros. cartoonists, as he tangled several times with Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck. He was also portrayed as a fish in a Dr. Seuss
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Then out of the wagon and on to a ship, out over the ocean, and oooh, what a trip!
Peter Lorre fish
[Sees Horton the Elephant sitting on a tree in a ship
Well, now I've seen everything!
Rolling and tossing and splashed with a spray, but Horton said day after day after day:
I meant what I said and I said what I meant, but... ooomph! I am sea-sick one hundred percent!
Referenced in The Jane Austen Book Club
"My Isle of Golden Dreams"
Music by Walter Blaufuss
Played when Maisie is lying on the beach See more