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Two polite twin gophers find that their home, a tree, has been cut down and taken away. They find it in a log pile about to be taken inside a processing factory. When they follow it into ... See full summary »

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Two polite twin gophers find that their home, a tree, has been cut down and taken away. They find it in a log pile about to be taken inside a processing factory. When they follow it into the factory, they become caught in the bizarre human machinery whose purpose, among other things, is to grind whole trees down to make toothpicks. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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25 June 1955 (USA)  »

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Zwischen Baum und Borke  »

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The complete nursery rhyme: There once was a girl Who had a little curl Right in the middle of her forehead And when she was good She was very very good But when she was bad, she was horrid See more »

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Tosh: [after getting the wood shavings on his head, looking like a curly wig] There was a little girl, who had a little curl, right in the middle of her fooorehead! When she was good...
Mac: [shaking him] Stop it! There's a time and a place for everything!
Tosh: [ashamed] I know it. I don't know what came over me.
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Followed by Gopher Broke (1958) See more »

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Home Sweet Home
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Music by H.R. Bishop
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Lower Cartoon
19 April 2009 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Lumber Jerks (1955)

* 1/2 (out of 4)

Twin gophers are collecting nuts to move into their new home (a tree) when lumber jacks tear it down and move it down the river to turn into furniture. Freleng and Blanc were masters of animation but this here is one of their duds. I really can't say too many goods things about this short and the more I think of it the less I like it. For starters, found a lot of the animation to be mediocre at best. Nothing is downright bad but at the same time nothing really jumps off the screen saying it's good. I was also rather disappointed in the vocals because they're more annoying than anything else. I'm sure the heart of the filmmakers were in the right place but the end results are pretty lacking.


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