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Little Red Walking Hood (1937)

Red walks past a pool hall; the wolf sees her and pursues. But Red is oblivious to his come-ons. The wolf short-cuts to granny's house; when Red arrives, granny lets the wolf dress as up ... See full summary »

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Tex Avery (uncredited)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Elvia Allman ... Little Red Walking Hood / Granny (voice) (uncredited)
Mel Blanc ... Egghead (voice) (uncredited)
Tedd Pierce Tedd Pierce ... Wolf (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Red walks past a pool hall; the wolf sees her and pursues. But Red is oblivious to his come-ons. The wolf short-cuts to granny's house; when Red arrives, granny lets the wolf dress as up and attack. The action pauses for a phone call (granny places her grocery order), some late arrivals, and egghead meandering along. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Certificate:

Approved
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 November 1937 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Qui est le héros ? See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The backgrounds for this cartoon were drawn in colored pencil. See more »

Quotes

[after hearing an unknown character re-appear, that's lightly whistling a tune, the wolf's curiosity and temper quickly rises irately]
Wolf: Who are you?
Egghead: Me? Oh, I am the hero.
[after answering the wolf's question and quickly knocking it out with the mallet, Egghead starts kissing Little Red Walking Hood continuously & his kissing continued, as the Closing Credits' music begins & the cartoon concludes]
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Connections

Referenced in Around the World (1943) See more »

Soundtracks

Put On Your Old Grey Bonnet
(1909) (uncredited)
Music by Percy Wenrich
Played when the Wolf pulls up to Grandma's house and knocks on her door
Played as Grandma's theme
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Starts well but is not as strong as it could have been
26 October 2003 | by bob the mooSee all my reviews

Little Red is walking over to her Grandma's house through town. A wolf is busy playing pinball in the local pool hall when he spots her. He pulls up in his car and tries to chat her up, when she gives him the cold shoulder he goes to Granny's to wait for her there.

What starts out as a nice idea isn't totally delivered to the screen. The portrayal of the wolf as, well, a wolf is a clever idea that is quite funny – especially with his gangster/pimp clothing, car and lifestyle! It does make the relationship with Red a little uneasy – she is clearly a child and he is a fully grown adult trying to chat her up! Maybe that's a bit of modern perspective speaking but it did bother me a little.

After the initial start the film doesn't really go anywhere – part of the fault is the characters. The wolf is quite funny but none of the rest really work. Red is amusing the first time, but her hamming gets annoying after a while, Grandma is OK but a bit when she gets a call everything slows down. The `hero' of the piece is a guy who walks round whistling – he is weird and funny the first time but his running presence without explanation gets a little annoying.

Overall this was a good idea which is amusing but it lacks a certain something and doesn't really work as well as it starts out. Old jokes and some lack lustre moments don't help either.


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