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Red Hot Riding Hood (1943)

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The characters of the traditional fairy tale demand a new approach to the story as a sexy urban comedy with Red as an adult nightclub dancer.

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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Sara Berner ...
Red / Grandma / Short Cigarette Girl (voice) (uncredited)
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Wolf Howl (voice) (uncredited)
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Tall Cigarette Girl (voice) (uncredited)
Frank Graham ...
Wolf (voice) (uncredited)
Kent Rogers ...
Wolf (some lines) (voice) (uncredited)
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Red (singing voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

The characters of the fairy-tale absolutely refuses to do the tale in the same old way. Instead Little Red Riding Hood is transformed to the hottest singer in town, the wolf becomes The Wolf and grandma turns into a man chaser. Written by Reidar Lyng <groucho@phc.chalmers.se>

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8 May 1943 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Le petit chaperon rouge  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Although it has been erroneously reported that either Ginny Simms or Colleen Collins provided the singing voice for Red, it is actually Connie Russell who does the duty. See more »

Quotes

Wolf: Fly away with me to the Riviera. It will be such a beautiful thing. I will give you diamonds, pearls, ermine. I will even give you a new set of white sidewall tires.
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Connections

Referenced in To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Silver Threads Among the Gold
(1873) (uncredited)
Music by H.P. Danks
Lyrics by Eben E. Rexford
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19 August 2005 | by (New York City, New York, USA) – See all my reviews

I second the comments about this influential cartoon and its effect on the course of animation. But there's one question unanswered, and that's: Did this formula begun with this cartoon and continuing (with Avery, at least) to the end of the 1940's play a role, however indirectly, in the future development of Benny Hill's show after, say, 1980? If one sees the early Hill's Angels numbers, especially the juxtaposition of dancers gyrating and men's various reactions, one can see many similarities; alas, there was none of the relative subtlety and wit for which Avery was most famous. And interesting that both Avery and Hill have been targeted in later years for supposedly being "politically incorrect." Think about it . . .


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