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Three Little Bops (1957)

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Three pigs' career as a jazz band is complicated by a wolf they rejected for membership who keeps blowing down their gigs.

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Three hip, Little Pigs are travelling entertainers, moving from straw to wood, to brick nightclubs, playing swinging tunes for high-class, "with it" crowds, but an uncool Big Bad Wolf keeps intruding on their act with with his "corny horn" and uses it to blow their nightclubs down when they throw him out- until they are playing in their brick club and the Wolf tries a more drastic, explosive method for destroying the "House of Bricks". Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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5 January 1957 (USA)  »

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There aren't any sound effects in the cartoon except for the "deflating" of the Big Bad Wolf's bass drum. All other sound effects were provided by the jazz combo. See more »

Quotes

Wolf: I'll show those pigs that I'm not stuck. If I can't blow it down, I'll blow it up.
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Featured in Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie (1981) See more »

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Charleston
Music by James P. Johnson
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it's fun to pig out on this cartoon
28 November 2006 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

Through many of the Looney Tunes cartoons, I've derived that the creators probably had a way with jazz, and it plays out in "Three Little Bops", as a trio of jazz-playing pigs perform in clubs, but a square wolf keeps interrupting and blowing the clubs down. But then, they find a place built out of bricks.

Not only is this a jazz-centric cartoon, but I notice that the narration sounds like "Rock Around the Clock". But that shouldn't be any surprise; after all, rock 'n' roll was pretty much based in jazz and blues. All in all, this is a very fine cartoon. I can say with certainty that Stan Freberg was as great a voice artist as Mel Blanc was.


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