Baby central. A flock of storks is leaving with babies. An old man at a ledger book is dealing with phone calls and letters; a request for twins from Nanook of the North sends him to the ...
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After the last human has left the department store, the toys walk over to the music department where they start performing the Warren/Dubin song "We're in the money". The money soon joins ... See full summary »
Dishes and utensils wash, dry, and stack themselves. A duster plays a silverware box like a piano while a salt-pepper-and-sugar set sings. The spoon proposes to the dish (interrupted by a ... See full summary »
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The gold rush. Beans finds gold in the mountains and rushes into town with the news. Soon, everyone (except Porky's daughter Little Kitty, who Beans fancies) has rushed out to the mountains... See full summary »
Baby central. A flock of storks is leaving with babies. An old man at a ledger book is dealing with phone calls and letters; a request for twins from Nanook of the North sends him to the refrigerator; the stork carries them in slings marked "upper birth" and "lower birth." Another request, written in Hebrew; this baby comes back as a rough Jewish stereotype, and gets stamped kosher. He then joins the head man singing the title song, and shuffling us off to see the baby assembly line, manned by dwarves. The babies are washed in a washing machine, dried, powdered, diapered in paper towels, loaded up with milk, and sent off in a crib. They clamor for "Cantor" and one of the dwarves reveals that he was _Eddie Cantor_ in disguise, followed by another round of the title song.Written by
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This cartoon was colorized in 1992 by Turner Entertainment Company, with each frame traced over onto a cel. Each cel was then painted in color and photographed over a colored reproduction of each background. See more »
Shuffle Off to Buffalo is another pretty entertaining Merrie Melodies cartoon short
Another Warner Bros. Harmon-Ising Merrie Melodies cartoon short produced in association with Leon Schlesinger that I found on YouTube. Using the title song for inspiration, Shuffle Off to Buffalo is a series of gags surrounding a baby making factory with storks delivering various nationalities (and their representative stereotypes) to the proper homes. There's also caricatures of Maurice Chavalier, Eddie Cantor, and Ed Wynn animated here. If you're of a certain race who's easily offended by the way certain characteristics of them are emphasized, you may want to stay away from this but be aware they're only used here for humor purposes with no malice intended. This was a mostly moderately humorous short that mixed fairly tales with modern conveniences and popular music to usually entertaining results.
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