Banjo is a curious and rebellious kitten who is always getting into trouble. When he decides to jump off a roof of a chicken coup to see if he can land on his feet, he is ordered to "fetch ... See full summary »

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Banjo is a curious and rebellious kitten who is always getting into trouble. When he decides to jump off a roof of a chicken coup to see if he can land on his feet, he is ordered to "fetch a switch". Thinking his parents wouldn't care if he gets hurt, he hitches a ride on a feed truck, all the way to Salt Lake City. After he finds the excitement of the city, he soon finds it cold and lonely and wishes to be home. With the help of stray cat Crazy Legs and a trio of singing cat girls, he finds the truck and returns home. Written by jcsmarchesi

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1 May 1982 (USA)  »

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Banjo el gato vagabundo  »

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Don Bluth pitched this film during pre-production to then-studio head Ron Miller as a future property for Disney. Seeing no value in it, Miller turned it down. See more »

Quotes

Crazy Legs: I'll stick with you, kid. You stick with me. Now together we'll overcome adversity. And old man trouble: well, he'll have to let you be, cause you're gonna come out smiling
[singing]
Crazy Legs: if you stick with me.
[Holds up Banjo]
Crazy Legs: So keep your chin up and look up high. You'll find your troubles will pass you by.
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The Rain Song
Music and Lyrics by Don Bluth
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A Don Bluth Classic
21 January 2003 | by (San Diego, CA) – See all my reviews

Even if I didn't know this was Don Bluth, this animation short is truly a classic. When I first heard of this feature, I had to get it. Only, I wish it were a full length movie. Banjo is a loveable character. Don Bluth sets the tone in great looking animation the way it used to be.


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