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Awful Orphan (1949)

Porky Pig's quiet life in his high-rise apartment building is rudely disrupted when an obnoxious mutt sneaks in and refuses to leave.

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Porky Pig / Charlie Dog / Neighbor / Delivery Man (voice)
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Once again, the pushy pooch Charlie Dog tries to get an unwilling Porky Pig to be his master, first by sneaking into the house in a bird cage. Later, Charlie's antics get Porky punched out by the upstairs neighbor. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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29 January 1949 (USA)  »

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Ужасный сирота  »

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The dog's greeting "How do you do?" is a parody of a radio and movie character called "The Mad Russian", played by character actor Bert Gordon. See more »

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[first lines]
Delivery Man: ACME pet store. Your canary, sir.
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Featured in 100 Greatest Cartoons (2005) See more »

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You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby
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Music by Harry Warren
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Better than I expected
22 October 2000 | by (Oakland, CA) – See all my reviews

I've never been a big fan of the overbearing Charlie, but here the interplay with Porky works very well, with plenty of funny moments and an inventiveness you can always rely on from Jones. "There it is! There it is! There it is!"


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