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Director:
Writer:
Sid Marcus (story)
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Release Date:
16 April 1955 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
A scientist invents the portable hole, only to have a thief steal his samples to go on a crime spree. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
Funny and entertaining little cartoon See more (6 total) »

Cast

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Mel Blanc ... Prof. Calvin Q. Calculus / Newspaper Man / Baby / Scientists / News Reporter / Devil (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Bea Benaderet ... Gertrude - Henry's Wife (voice) (uncredited)
Robert C. Bruce ... Narrator (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Robert McKimson 
 
Writing credits
Sid Marcus (story)

Produced by
Edward Selzer .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Milt Franklyn (uncredited)
 
Film Editing by
Treg Brown (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Treg Brown .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Robert McKimson .... animator
Richard H. Thomas .... background artist
Richard H. Thomas .... layout artist
 
Music Department
Milt Franklyn .... musical director
Milt Franklyn .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Runtime:
7 min
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Color:
Black and White | Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Quotes:
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.See more »
Soundtrack:
Home Sweet HomeSee more »

FAQ

Which series is this from: Looney Tunes or Merrie Melodies?
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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Funny and entertaining little cartoon, 17 November 2000

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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