A happily married pair of taxicabs are delighted when Junior enters their lives, but this delight turns to consternation when he states his ambition to become a hotrodder...

Director:

Writers:

(story), (story)
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Deputy Droopy (1955)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A jailhouse, a tempting safe... and a sleeping sheriff. Can the two villains make off with the loot without waking him up? Not if deputy Droopy has his way. Much of this cartoon is a remake... See full summary »

Directors: Tex Avery, Michael Lah
Stars: Bill Thompson, Tex Avery, Daws Butler
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Droopy and his identical twin brother Drippy are assigned to look after a house, and are told to deal violently with strangers. But Droopy takes pity on his friend Spike, and agrees to put ... See full summary »

Director: Tex Avery
Stars: Bill Thompson, Daws Butler
Family | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Virtually identical in plot terms to 'One Cab's Family' (1952), but this time round it concerns a family of aeroplanes and the problems Mom and Pop have with Junior, whose obsession with ... See full summary »

Director: Tex Avery
Stars: Daws Butler
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Don't be fooled by the title - Droopy looks like Droopy, but he's actually jazzman John Pettibone, with his performing flea combo, and the film shows how it came into being.

Director: Tex Avery
Stars: Bill Thompson, John Brown
Family | Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A series of demonstrations of the kind of motoring accessories we'll all take for granted in the future...

Director: Tex Avery
Stars: June Foray
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A variation on the age-old 'Three Little Pigs' theme, with Droopy and pals being the target of one of the most laid-back wolves you'll ever see...

Director: Tex Avery
Stars: Daws Butler, Bill Thompson
Family | Western | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Homesteaders are not popular in cattle country, so when the cows complain to the sheriff (The Wolf), the law makes it tough on the Droopy family.

Director: Tex Avery
Stars: Bill Thompson, Paul Frees
Family | Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A cute and very tormented kitten is bullied by an incomparably evil bulldog, who lives to know better after a black cat crosses his path.

Director: Tex Avery
Stars: Tex Avery, Dick Nelson
Billy Boy (1954)
Animation | Family | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A farmer is initially delighted to get a baby goat, but this soon turns to apprehension when he discovers that it eats literally anything (including, at one point, the animation artwork).

Director: Tex Avery
Stars: Daws Butler
Animation | Family | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Spike gets a job running the house for a hibernating bear. Only problem is that same bear is VERY noise-sensitive, and Spike's got a rival that wants his job.

Director: Tex Avery
Stars: Daws Butler, Bill Thompson
Comedy | Family | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

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

Director: Tex Avery
Stars: Joi Lansing, Frank Graham, Don Messick
Out-Foxed (1949)
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Droopy is an unlikely fox-hound, but the highly civilised (and resourceful) English upper-class fox makes even more unlikely prey...

Director: Tex Avery
Stars: Bill Thompson, Daws Butler
Edit

Cast

Uncredited cast:
...
John / Doctor (voice) (uncredited)
...
Mary / Nurse (voice) (uncredited)
Edit

Storyline

A happily married pair of taxicabs are delighted when Junior enters their lives, but this delight turns to consternation when he states his ambition to become a hotrodder... Written by Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

Approved
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

17 May 1952 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Familjebilar  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Cars (2006) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Derivative...but still entertaining
7 November 2002 | by (Milwaukee WI USA) – See all my reviews

With few changes, this is basically a remake of Friz Freling's Streamlined Greta Green (1937). The juvenile car chooses the wrong career, gets tanked (literally and figuratively) on premium and races a train, only to end up in a car hospital after a bad crash, followed by reconciliation. Avery reprised with Little Johnny Jet (1953), with the baby born a jet rather than choosing jethood (jetdom?).


3 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss One Cab's Family (1952) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?