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Porky's Railroad (1937)

Porky is the engineer on the most pathetic train in the fleet. After some routine episodes (using pepper to get the engine to sneeze itself up a hill, chasing a cow off the tracks, only to ... See full summary »

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Frank Tashlin
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Porky Pig (voice) (uncredited)
Billy Bletcher ... Silver Fish engineer (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Porky is the engineer on the most pathetic train in the fleet. After some routine episodes (using pepper to get the engine to sneeze itself up a hill, chasing a cow off the tracks, only to discover too late that it's been replaced by a very angry bull), Porky gets word that he's going to be replaced by the new streamlined Silver Fish. He insults it under his breath, but the Silver Fish engineer hears and challenges him to a race. The angry bull catapults Porky to victory. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 August 1937 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Putte Possun rautatie See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (1994 only)| Black and White

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This is 1994 on A Troll in Central Park in USA/UK for Porky's Railroad See more »

Alternate Versions

This cartoon was colorized in 1968 by having every other frame traced over onto a cel. Each redrawn cel was painted in color and then photographed over a colored reproduction of each original background. Needless to say, the animation quality dropped considerably from the original version with this method. The cartoon was colorized again in 1992, this time with a computer adding color to a new print of the original black and white cartoon. This preserved the quality of the original animation. See more »

Soundtracks

Auld Lang Syne
(uncredited)
Traditional
Played when Porky says goodbye to Toots
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Good Enough Early Porky
14 January 2019 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

In this one, our blubbery friend is an engineer on an out of date train. After many efforts to barely survive a trip, Porky bets he can beat a guy with a brand new, silver streak train. There are several pitfalls along the way, but something Porky does early in the cartoon becomes his salvation. This is a pretty typical cartoon with only a couple clever events.


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