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Three Little Bops (1957)

Approved  |   |  Animation, Short, Comedy  |  5 January 1957 (USA)
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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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Aufforderung zum Tanz  »

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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

Narrator: [singing] Well, the piano-playing pig was swinging like a gate / Doing Liberace on the eighty-eights.
Piano Pig: [imitating Liberace] I wish my brother, George, was here!
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Edited into You're Still Not Fooling Anybody (1997) See more »

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Don't Give Up the Ship
Music by Harry Warren
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a toe-tapping good time
31 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A variation on the Three Little Pigs fable set to toe tapping jazz swinging music. Has the pigs playing different clubs which the Wolf blows down when no one likes his trumpet playing and call him a square. This was an amusing short and the music was good so I enjoyed it. Not the best of the music-centric Looney Tunes shorts, but it's still a fun time to be had be all. This animated short can be seen on Disc 4 of the Looney Tunes Golden Collection Volume 2. It features a commentary by Jerry beck, as well as an optional music only track, and a vocals only track.

My Grade: B


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