Are animals human? Or vice versa? This is the question asked by a professor, Dr. Beest Lee, who appears on a stage in a theater to give a lecture and show a film about the human-like ... See full summary »

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Rover / Man with Talking Dog / Talking Dog / John / Martian / Cal the Chameleon / Porcupines (voice)
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Are animals human? Or vice versa? This is the question asked by a professor, Dr. Beest Lee, who appears on a stage in a theater to give a lecture and show a film about the human-like qualities of various cartoon animals, among them a beaver who "damns" a troublesome river, a groundhog who uses technology to predict the coming of spring, and a dog who scolds his neglectful master. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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14 November 1959 (USA)  »

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Pepe Le Pew makes a cameo during the Spring time when the animals fall in love. See more »

Goofs

When the dog is first introduced, he's smiling. But when it cuts to a close-up, he's frowning. The first shot is a misplaced cell from the end of the film, when the dog is overjoyed that his master has finally come home. See more »

Quotes

Man with Talking Dog: [to theater agent] Well I tell ya, this mutt can really talk. Listen: What covers a house?
[dog barks]
Man with Talking Dog: See? He said "roof". What's my name?
[dog barks]
Man with Talking Dog: See? He said "Ralph". Who was the greatest baseball player?
[dog barks]
Man with Talking Dog: See? He said "Ruth".
[agent throws the man and the dog out of his office]
Talking Dog: Maybe I should've said "DiMaggio"?
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References Punch Trunk (1953) See more »

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Where, Oh Where, Has My Little Dog Gone?
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Music from German folk song
Plays during the veterinary sequence.
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