The inhabitants, including the trees and rocks, of Balloon Land are made entirely of balloons. They come under attack from the evil Pincushion Man. With the help of a quickly inflated army, they manage to fend off the attack.

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High in the air floats Balloon Land, where everyone and everything is a balloon. The people, the animals, the trees and even the rocks are filled with nothing but air. Even the movie stars, such as Charlie Chaplin and Laurel and Hardy, are balloons. The citizens of Balloon Land have but one mortal enemy: the Pincushion Man, who lives in the forest. A foolhardy young boy takes his girlfriend into the forest, determined to show he's not afraid of the Pincushion Man. The boy and girl are nearly popped when the evil creature comes after them. They manage to escape into the seeming safety of the city. But the wily Pincushion Man tricks a guard into letting him in. It will take an army of Balloon soldiers to get rid of this threat. Written by J. Spurlin

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30 September 1935 (USA)  »

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Included as a bonus feature on some DVDs of The Red Balloon (1956). See more »

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Pincushion Man: Folks all hate me, how they hate me. Tickles me the way they rate me.
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Featured in Star Spangled to Death (2004) See more »

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March of the Toys
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Music by Victor Herbert
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A great cartoon from my childhood
31 May 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

A great cartoon from my childhood, because I remember having this cartoon on VHS as a kid along time ago. But alas it's been lost over the years, and I couldn't find it ever since; but it has been my favorite cartoon from UB Iwerks : the father of Mickey Mouse (my favorite Disney character). At first I didn't know that UB created Mickey...until now that is. I also would like to point the excellent voice characterization of Billy Bletcher as The Pin Cushion Man; who also was The Big Bad Wolf and Pegleg Pete from Disney.

I love the concept of using babies for an alarm...you know take their bottles away and then WAHHHHH!!!


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