The story of a little boy who would only talk in sound effects. With story by Dr. Seuss (and Bill Scott of Rocky and Bullwinkle fame) this cartoon won the Oscar for best short subject (animated) for 1950.
A mangy cat on the verge of starvation finds a tiny canary and a bottle of 'Jumbo-Gro' fertilizer, which gives him an idea that leads to giant cats, dogs, mice and canaries chasing each other round Lilliputian towns and cities...
Spoof of 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)' with an all-black cartoon cast. Many WWII references, including rationing (the evil Queen is a hoarder of sugar and rubber tires) and Jeep vehicles (the Sebben Dwarfs come to the rescue in three of them). Also spoofs the extreme close-up of Kane's lips uttering "Rosebud" in 'Citizen Kane (1941)'. Written by
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[examining the unconscious So White]
She's out of this world!, she's stiff as wood!, she's got it bad and that ain't good!
There's only one thing that'll remedy this and that's Prince Chawmin and his dynamite kiss!
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There's no way on Earth you'll ever see it on Cartoon Network, even though it's in their vaults. It would cause more controversy than BIRTH OF A NATION these days. But viewed with an open mind, it's one of the most hysterical cartoons ever made, by "Termite Terrace" or any other studio. It's more like a tribute to great black jazz than anything else, with perhaps the most astounding score ever recorded for a cartoon. Granted, "Prince Chawmin'" has dice for teeth, but I wouldn't say he's any more offensive than Martin Lawrence on his Fox TV series. If you can get a copy of it on videocassette (and you can, just not
readily), you'll be very gratified.
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