Bluebeard the killer is at large, and in Porky Pig's home, a crafty mouse disguises himself as Bluebeard to scare Porky into providing him with a generous serving of food. Just as Porky ... See full summary »

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Bluebeard the killer is at large, and in Porky Pig's home, a crafty mouse disguises himself as Bluebeard to scare Porky into providing him with a generous serving of food. Just as Porky realizes the mouse is too tiny to be Bluebeard, the real Bluebeard appears and ties Porky onto a rocket, intending to blast the pig into orbit! But when Bluebeard is distracted by Porky's food and decides to help himself to it, he his challenged by the mouse, who leads him on a chase. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Bye Bye Bluebeard  »

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Among the items in the medicine cabinet are Frizby Miniatures (after Friz Freleng), Maltese Minestrone (after Michael Maltese), Ted Pierce's Medicine (after Tedd Pierce), Dr. Foster's Panace (after Warren Foster), and Jones Laxitive (after Chuck Jones). See more »

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Bluebeard: Who are you?
Mouse: I am your conscience!
Bluebeard: My conscience?
Mouse: Sure, everybody has a conscience inside of them.
Bluebeard: Well, what are you doing *outside*?
[grabs mouse and eats it]
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References Pinocchio (1940) See more »

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Bye Bye Blackbird
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Music by Ray Henderson
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Fun short with great animation
22 September 2015 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Radio reports of a killer on the loose named Bluebeard have Porky scared out of his wits. A mouse in Porky's home decides to use this to his advantage, donning a disguise and convincing Porky he's Bluebeard in order to get food. It works for a second but Porky quickly discovers the ruse. Then the real Bluebeard shows up...

Fun short from Arthur Davis with many amusing gags. Great voice work from Mel Blanc. The music is lively with a nice nod to the standard "Bye Bye Blackbird." Excellent animation with well-drawn characters, objects, and backgrounds. Lovely Technicolor is always a plus. There's a Tom & Jerry feeling to this one, perhaps because of the house setting and all the food, etc. Not to mention the mouse playing such a big part in the plot, which isn't common for a Porky short.


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