A scientist invents the portable hole, only to have a thief steal his samples to go on a crime spree.

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Prof. Calvin Q. Calculus / Newspaper Man / Baby / Scientists / News Reporter / Devil (voice)
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Meek, little inventor Calvin Q. Calculus defies the ranting of his battle-ax wife and invents a portable hole, which will revolutionize dog bone storage, rescue of babies from safes, and golfer putts. But a thief steals Calculus' supply of portable holes and uses them to go on a crime spree. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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16 April 1955 (USA)  »

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This cartoon was produced during the brief shutdown of Warner Bros.'s animation department in 1953. Since Robert McKimson had no crew at the time, he decided to animate the whole cartoon himself. McKimson considered this one of his best cartoons. See more »

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Calvin Q. Calculus: I invented the portable hole for the good of humanity. But let us all hope it will never be used for evil purposes.
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Rock-a-Bye Baby
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Music by Effie I. Canning
Plays when the baby is rescued from the safe
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Funny and entertaining little cartoon
17 November 2000 | by (Tucson AZ) – See all my reviews

This is a funny, if somewhat one-note, cartoon concerning the invention of a "portable hole" and the benefits and attendent difficulties such a device would bring about. There are plenty of sight gags, as you can imagine, and the finale is most decidedly not Politically Correct! It's fun watching and enjoyable, if not terribly novel and well worth taking time to watch.


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