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The House of Tomorrow (1949)

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A narrator takes us on a tour of the dream house of the future, and its many innovative appliances.

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Frank Graham ...
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Don Messick ...
Narrator - Pressure Cooker Blackout (voice) (uncredited)
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A narrator takes us on a tour of the dream house of the future, and its many innovative appliances.

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Trivia

While Don Messick is heard on some prints of the cartoon, his voice was a "looping" of the scene about the pressure cooker. The original narration referenced the year 1975 as being the "tomorrow" of the title, so the line was redone by Messick (Frank Graham having died years before) to advance the year of the future to 2050. See more »

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The automatic sandwich maker makes sandwiches by slicing up bread and salami and demonstrates how the sandwiches are made. In the next shot when the sandwich maker is putting the sandwiches on the plates, the remaining loaf of bread and salami have both vanished. See more »

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Followed by The Farm of Tomorrow (1954) See more »

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Hilarious fun from a master of the animated short

This is a very good cartoon from Tex Avery, a master of the art form known as the animated short. Avery typically came up with a premise, often an innocuous one and then proceeded to do the most outlandish and ridiculous sight gags imaginable fired rapidly at the audience starting from the basic idea. Usually, there is a running gag threading its way throughout the short. This time, Avery is ostensibly giving his ausience a look at the house of tomorrow. Hilarious and glorious fun. Highly recommended.


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