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Slap Happy Lion (1947)

Approved  |   |  Animation, Family, Comedy  |  20 September 1947 (USA)
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The king of the jungle, after a well-spent day terrorising the rest of the animals, is petrified by a mouse...

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Stars: Bill Thompson, Pinto Colvig, Paul Frees
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The king of the jungle, after a well-spent day terrorising the rest of the animals, is petrified by a mouse...

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Bizarre stuff from Tex Avery.

Slap Happy Lion (1947) is another short from cartoon king Tex Avery. In this short, a mouse is the only creature in the jungle who'll stand up to the king of beasts. The lion scares the hell out of every creature in his domain except some dumb mouse. This troubles the lion who tries to do everything he can to teach this mouse a lesson.

A bizarre animated short from Tex Avery. Not only is the story crazy but the visuals and sight gags are outrageous and over the top. Another winner from the man!

Highly recommended.

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