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It's the start of the Baby-Boom, and the overworked delivery system is full of glitches: Mother Goose gets a baby skunk, a Scotty dog gets a little hippo, and Mr. and Mrs. Mouse wind up with a kitten. Porky and Daffy take over the Baby Factory and get things straightened out until an unidentified egg comes rolling down the assembly line. Written by
Paul Penna <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Music by Effie I. Canning
Played during the opening shot of the Stork's Club
Also played when baby hippo is delivered to the Scotty dog
Also played during the shot of Porky in the newspaper
Also played during the mother gorilla scene See more »
A dated curio lifted by Clampett's energetic direction
Bob Clampett's 'Baby Bottleneck' is a satire on the post-war baby boom in which Porky Pig and Daffy Duck run a factory to assist with the preparation and delivery of new born babies. This entails an automated production line which dresses, burps, feeds and dispatches the young animals. For the most part, 'Baby Bottleneck' is a spot gag cartoon with Porky and Daffy simply pulling levers and answering phones. They only get to really do anything towards the end of the cartoon when they get into a war over an unhatched egg. Often when he was assigned spot-gag cartoons, Clampett's wild on-screen energy would be dulled but 'Baby Bottleneck' is an exception and Clampett manages to infuse the quickfire gags with a pulsating vitality. Unfortunately, 'Baby Bottleneck' is full to the brim with long forgotten references which inescapably dates the cartoon and makes it more of a curio than a laugh riot to modern day audiences. There are, however, a couple of typically risqué Clampett gags. Especially conspicuous is a joke with a baby alligator trying to suckle a mother pig. When she finally turns to the alligator the cartoon quickly cuts away before she has chance to speak. The cut line was apparently "Ah-ah-ah, don't touch that dial"!
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