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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 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Leon Schlesinger Studios See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Inside the window of the pool hall is a book hanging from a nail by a loop of string, like an almanac. But on its cover is the title "WILD Mask", which seems more like that of some pulp novel or magazine. 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

Gee, But You're Swell
(1936) (uncredited)
Music by Abel Baer
Lyrics by Charles Tobias
Sung by the Wolf to Red
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Would LOVE to have Video of THIS One!
22 April 2006 | by petersgrgmSee all my reviews

I would call "Little Red Walking Hood" a VERY interesting take on that famous story. Egghead's popping in and out, later letting the wolf have it, was amusing. Indeed the whole idea of having Red, the wolf, and Grannie in a modern setting, the wolf driving through town (and then into the woods to Grandma's place), then placing a phone order to the local grocery store, was interesting, showing how MANY versions there are of fairy tales. The inclusion of "Put On Your Old Gray Bonnet" was characteristic of MANY of the Warner Brothers cartoons of that period. All in all, very interesting twist on a familiar story. Fairy and folk tales have SO MANY variations. In that way, they can compare to "The Star-Spangled Banner", of which there are SO MANY editions (as I recall from years of band-playing experience.


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