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I Haven't Got a Hat (1935)

It's recital day at the schoolhouse. First up: Porky, who recites The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere. A nervous kitten recites Mary Had a Little Lamb. The puppies Ham and Ex sing the title ... See full summary »

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Friz Freleng (as Isadore Freleng)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Billy Bletcher ... Beans / Ex (voice) (uncredited)
Joe Dougherty Joe Dougherty ... Porky Pig (voice) (uncredited)
Bernice Hansen Bernice Hansen ... Little Kitty / Ham (voice) (uncredited)
Martha Wentworth ... Miss Cud (voice) (uncredited)
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It's recital day at the schoolhouse. First up: Porky, who recites The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere. A nervous kitten recites Mary Had a Little Lamb. The puppies Ham and Ex sing the title song. Oliver Owl plays the piano; Beans the cat puts a cat and dog inside, and they play a tune as well. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 March 1935 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Oudot musikantit See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (2-strip Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Was conceived as an attempt to create a cartoon equivalent of Hal Roach's "Our Gang" shorts. Only a handful of cartoons were made with the new characters before the concept was dropped. Although there was an effort to make Beans the cat the newest Looney Tunes/Merrie Melodies star, that role eventually went to Porky Pig. See more »

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Porky Pig: Listen, my children, and you shall hear 'The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere'.
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Light Cavalry Overture
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Music by Franz von Suppé
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20 September 2017 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

I Haven't Got a Hat (1935)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

A small school is having their recital day. Porky Pig, stuttering and all, must stand up and do The Midnight Ride of Paul revere while other students follow.

I HAVEN'T GOT A HAT isn't the greatest animated short ever made but it is somewhat historic as this here was the first appearance of Porky Pig. His look and vocal performance is a lot different than the Porky most people know and love but it's still rather interesting seeing this early version. For the most part this is an innocent enough of a short as it's basically introducing us to a bunch of new characters with of course Porky taking off. There really wasn't any major laughs but it was pleasant enough.


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