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. Coincidentally, Maisie happen to fly by just as the egg is about to hatch and demands that Horton give it back to her. Written by
Paul Penna <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Did You Know?
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
Warner Bros. cartoon, Horton Hatches the Egg
(1942). See more
And then came the winter, the snow, and the sleet. And icicles hung from his trunk and his feet.
I meant what I said, and I said what I meant. An elephant's faithful one-hundred percent. A-Choo!
[the egg sneezes
[he continues to sit on the egg, but as he's about to sneeze again, he covers his sneeze with his hands, then he lets go of his trunk gently
[He angrily tied up his trunk and continues to sit on the egg
Referenced in Horton Hears a Who!
My Isle of Golden Dreams
Music by Walter Blaufuss
Played when Maisie is lying on the beach See more