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Tubby the Tuba (1947)

Passed  |   |  Animation, Short, Comedy  |  11 July 1947 (USA)
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In this puppetoon, the tuba is dissatisfied with his role in an orchestra of self-playing instruments; he meets a bullfrog who gives him some good advice.

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In this puppetoon, the tuba is dissatisfied with his role in an orchestra of self-playing instruments; he meets a bullfrog who gives him some good advice. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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A wonderful Puppetoon from my childhood
12 June 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

From such a young age, I have loved music, ever since my granddad introduced two musical gems to me and my brother and sisters. One was Sparky's Magic Piano. The other was this, Tubby the Tuba. Tubby the Tuba is simply wonderful for so many reasons. The detail in my opinion of the visuals are to be admired, and the music is outstanding, some of my friends and I have taught ourselves Tubby's theme and still hum it. The story is sweet and engaging, and Tubby the Tuba does have a wonderful, and I think important, message of it's great to be yourself. I also love the charm and quirkiness of the characters, Piccolo, Senor Pizzicato and of course the endearing little tuba Tubby himself. And the narration is well written and brilliantly delivered. Overall, a wonderful Puppetoon, and a childhood favourite. 10/10 Bethany Cox


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