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Directors:
Writers:
David Detiege (story) &
Chuck Jones (story)
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Release Date:
30 December 1961 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
A talent agent on an African safari discovers Nelly, a singing giraffe, and brings her to America to be a famous performer... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. See more »
User Reviews:
One of the musical cartoons that Warner Brothers usually did quite well and a very worthy effort See more (5 total) »

Cast

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Mel Blanc ... Married Giraffe / Little Bird / Tortoise (voice)
Gloria Wood ... Nelly (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ed Prentiss ... Narrator (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Chuck Jones 
Abe Levitow (co-director)
Maurice Noble (co-director)
 
Writing credits
David Detiege (story) (as Dave Detiege) &
Chuck Jones (story)

Original Music by
Milt Franklyn 
 
Film Editing by
Treg Brown 
 
Animation Department
Philip DeGuard .... background artist
Ken Harris .... animator
Tom Ray .... animator
Richard Thompson .... animator
Ben Washam .... animator
 
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Runtime:
7 min
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1.37 : 1 See more »
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Movie Connections:
References So Much for So Little (1949)See more »
Soundtrack:
Columbia, Gem of the OceanSee more »

FAQ

Which series is this from: Merrie Melodies or Looney Tunes?
List: Warner Bros. cartoons that were nominated for Academy Awards
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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
One of the musical cartoons that Warner Brothers usually did quite well and a very worthy effort, 22 August 2001

A nominee for an Oscar, this cartoon has excellent artwork, a great musical score and an entertaining premise to make it a most worthy effort indeed. A very cute cartoon that uses artwork to provide a counterpoint to the premise on occasion. The music alone would make it worth watching this one. Some of the jokes are rather dated, but it's still a very well done cartoon. Recommended.

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