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We're in the Money (1933)

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 »

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Rudolf Ising (uncredited)
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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 for a chorus, as well as display dolls in the wardrobe department. Written by Stephan Eichenberg <Stephan.Eichenberg@stud.ch.tum.de>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 August 1933 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Merrie Melodies #13 (1932-1933 Season): We're in the Money See more »

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Mono

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1.37 : 1
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Vitaphone production reel #5954. See more »

Alternate Versions

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 »

Connections

References A Great Big Bunch of You (1932) See more »

Soundtracks

The Gold Diggers' Song (We're in the Money)
Written by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Al Dubin
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early Merrie Melodie, more singing toys
17 October 2007 | by didi-5See all my reviews

The first few Merrie Melodies were not particularly original or inventive - the best years were yet to come - but this Harman/Ising production based around the Dubin/Warren tune from 'Gold Diggers of 1933' is OK.

The basic premise surrounds a group of toys who start to walk, talk, sing and play instruments when the shop owner has gone to bed. In a blatant plug for the song (which Warners owned), toys, hats, and the like join together in chorus.

The trouble is there were quite a few cartoons with the same plot, all using a song as a centre, and this is nothing new. As a historical document though, it has its interest.


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