The two pigs building houses of hay and sticks scoff at their brother, building the brick house. But when the wolf comes around and blows their houses down (after trickery like dressing as a foundling sheep fails), they run to their brother's house. And throughout, they sing the classic song, "Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?".Written by
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Contrary to popular belief, the wolf doesn't say "I'll huff and I'll puff and I'll blow the house down." What he actually says is, "I'll huff and I'll puff and I'll blow the house IN." This rhymes with the word "chin: in the previous line. The confusion probably arose because the word "down" was actually spoken by the wolf in a spoof of this cartoon featuring Bugs Bunny. See more »
In the original release, the film included a scene in which the Wolf disguises himself as a Jewish peddler. Later releases, from about the 1940s on, featured an alternate version of the scene in which the Wolf is not disguised. See more »
Academy Award-winning Disney short that brings to life the timeless fairy tale of the three little pigs who, as we all know, live in houses made of straw, sticks, and brick. The Big Bad Wolf comes by and does his thing, huffing and puffing. You know what happens next but it's still very entertaining to watch it unfold. It's a wonderful cartoon that was very popular with the Depression-era audience that first saw it and still holds up quite well today. Who doesn't love the classic song "Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?" It's a beautiful-looking cartoon with rich colors and fluid animation. The voice work is terrific and the music score is delightful. It's the premier version of the three little pigs tale, which has been told in countless cartoons over the years. It's a fun short that everybody should see at least once, preferably when they're still young enough to truly appreciate its simple charms.
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