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Injun Trouble (1938)

Porky leads a wagon train into "Injun Joe Territory," and finally comes up against the fearsome Superchief. But Sloppy Moe, a survivor of a previous Injun Joe attack, knows something about him he won't tell - until the very end.

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Robert Clampett
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Porky Pig / Sloppy Moe / Trail Boss (voice) (uncredited)
Billy Bletcher ... Injun Joe (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Porky leads a wagon train into "Injun Joe Territory," and finally comes up against the fearsome Superchief. But Sloppy Moe, a survivor of a previous Injun Joe attack, knows something about him he won't tell - until the very end.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 May 1938 (USA) See more »

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Mono

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Recreated in 1945 as "Wagon Heels" by Chuck Jones. 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. See more »

Connections

Remade as Wagon Heels (1945) See more »

Soundtracks

London Bridge Is Falling Down
(uncredited)
Traditional
Sung with substitute lyrics by Sloppy Moe
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Not troubling at all
10 December 2017 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

Bob Clampett's cartoons often were high in energy and fun and displayed a uniquely wacky visual style that one can recognise immediately. Porky Pig is often likable and amusing, if at times overshadowed by characters with stronger personalities.

'Injun Trouble' is not Clampett or Porky at their finest, but it is very good stuff all the same. Its remake 'Wagon Heels' is slightly better animated, more technically impressive (being Technicolor) and funnier with more hilarity. However, the character of Sloppy Moe is much more tolerable here in 'Injun Trouble', with his dumbness not being taken to extremes like it was in 'Wagon Heels', as a matter of fact he's pretty knowing and crafty here. Quality-wise, comparing them as an overall whole, the two are equal and very good in their own way.

Even though not in Technicolor (and it to me would have fared even better in that than black and white), the black and white animation is crisp, while also rich in detail and high in imagination. Carl Stalling's energetically high-voltage, luscious, rousing, dynamic and action-enhancing music score and inspired arrangements of pre-existing music shows off his musical genius.

As often with Clampett, 'Injun Trouble' often veers between very funny to hilarious. The story is predictable but nonetheless paced well. Porky is very likable and hardly bland while Injun Joe is funnier and more interesting, he is a stereotype sure but he is an entertaining one.

Mel Blanc and Billy Bletcher's voice work is superb.

To conclude, very well done with nothing troubling. 8/10 Bethany Cox


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