Woody fails to go South for the winter, leaving him vulnerable to a starving cat. But the cat is just as vulnerable to a starving Woody.

Director:

(uncredited)

Writers:

(story), (story) (as L.E. Elliott)
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The psychiatrist needs a psychiatrist after attempting to treat Woody Woodpecker.

Director: Walter Lantz
Stars: Mel Blanc, Sara Berner, Margaret Hill-Talbot
Animation | Short | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Mickey, Donald, and Goofy live in a land where everything is dried up and dead. The only food they have is one loaf of bread, even Donald's plans of killing their cow fail. So Mickey ... See full summary »

Directors: Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts
Stars: Walt Disney, Clarence Nash, Pinto Colvig
Family | Sci-Fi | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Space hero Daffy battles Marvin the Martian for control of Planet X.

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Daffy Duck has a dream in which he is Duck Twacy, a detective forced to fight an army of grotesque villians.

Directors: Robert Clampett, Michael Sasanoff
Stars: Mel Blanc
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A sheepdog thwarts the efforts of a thieving wolf whose tricks include altering the time clock, hiding in a bush, imitating Pan, digging a tunnel, unleashing a wildcat and disguising himself as the dog's coworker.

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc
Plane Crazy (1928)
Animation | Family | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Inspired by Lindbergh's flight from New York to Paris, Mickey builds a plane to take Minnie for a trip involving some necking, though Minnie objects to the necking.

Directors: Walt Disney, Ub Iwerks
Stars: Walt Disney
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Sam Von Schamm The Hessian and Bugs Bunny fight it out in the little known American Revolutionary War Battle of Bagel Heights.

Director: Friz Freleng
Stars: Mel Blanc
Animation | Family | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Bugs and Elmer supply new lyrics to Rossini's opera.

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Mickey has been reading Lewis Carroll's "Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There", and falls asleep. He finds himself on the other side of the mirror, where the furniture is ... See full summary »

Director: David Hand
Stars: Walt Disney
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Elmer Fudd is again hunting rabbits - only this time it's an opera. Wagner's Siegfried with Elmer as the titular hero and Bugs as Brunnhilde. They sing, they dance, they eat the scenery.

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan
Animation | Family | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Daffy Duck convinces Porky Pig to quit the cartoon biz and try his luck in the features. Porky's adventures begin when he tries to enter the studio.

Director: Friz Freleng
Stars: Mel Blanc, Leon Schlesinger, Henry Binder
Family | Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Daffy Duck disguises himself as an old mountain man, as a sheriff, as an executioner, and as Pocahontas to heckle Porky Pig, who has come to what he thought was a secluded woodland to paint pictures of the scenery.

Director: Robert McKimson
Stars: Mel Blanc
Edit

Cast

Uncredited cast:
Sara Berner ...
Birds (voice) (uncredited)
...
Woody Woodpecker Laugh (archive sound) (uncredited)
Bernice Hansen ...
Birds (voice) (uncredited)
Danny Webb ...
Woody Woodpecker / Korny Kat / Moose (voice) (uncredited)
Edit

Storyline

Woody's friends warn him that the groundhog has predicted a blizzard. Unconcerned, Woody decides not to go South with his pals. Soon enough, the blizzard sweeps in and destroys the loony woodpecker's stash of food. Facing starvation, a glimmer of hope arrives in the form of a cat. The cat is also starving and it turns into a match of brawn and wits to see who eats who. Written by Brett Johnson

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

cat | woodpecker | winter | blizzard | bird | See All (47) »


Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

24 November 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

What's Cookin'?  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

| (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

[first lines]
Female Bird: The weatherman's right. We'd better go South right away.
See more »

Connections

Featured in Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Kind of cruel and hard-hearted....and that's just fine with me!
3 May 2014 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

This early Woody Woodpecker cartoon is a lot more vicious than the later ones--which is exactly why I liked it! Additionally, it gives you a chance to see how different the early Woody drawings were compared to the more familiar later ones.

When the cartoon begins, the weather prognosticating groundhog tells everyone to migrate south because a bad winter is coming. All the birds take off except for cocky Woody who announces he has plenty of food and he's staying. Well, the storm arrives in cartoon fashion--quickly and taking Woody's food! Now, after a month of nothing to eat, a cat knocks on the door. The cat intends to eat Woody--and Woody intends to eat the cat. The cartoon is full of cartoony violence and is pretty funny--and edgy to see such a beloved character behaving rather viciously. Well done and about as good as any of the cartoons coming from Warner Brothers at that time.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?