Various Mother Goose rhymes are portrayed by Hollywood stars for example, Old King Cole's fiddlers three are the Marx Brothers, and Humpty Dumpty is W.C. Fields, who falls while tormenting ...
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Robin is crooning to a Mae West-like Jenny Wren when he is shot with an arrow. A court is convened; the judge, an owl, keeps singing the title. A variety of birds are brought to the witness... See full summary »
Two of the Three Little Pigs are caught by the Big Bad Wolf while swimming. But when the wolf tries to get the third, he is captured by the third pig who uses his new lie detector to get ... See full summary »
Three orphan kittens are entering a society house in winter and ruin the furniture. But when they're caught by the maid, the young daughter of the house "rescues" them from the cold out ... See full summary »
The three sleepy children sail in their shoe-boat; they stall briefly on a cloud, then have various troubles with their fishing lines (one lands a fish-like star that ends up squirming in ... See full summary »
A salt water version of "Water Babies" (1935); adorable redheaded 'merbabies' materialize out of the crashing surf and proceed to the sea floor where they conduct a circus along with a ... See full summary »
Various Mother Goose rhymes are portrayed by Hollywood stars for example, Old King Cole's fiddlers three are the Marx Brothers, and Humpty Dumpty is W.C. Fields, who falls while tormenting Charlie McCarthy; Simple Simon and the Pieman are Laurel and Hardy.Written by
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Amongst stars that are characterized are Katherine Hepburn, W.C. Fields, Clark Gable, The Marx Brothers. Spencer Tracy, Freddie Bartholomew,Joe E. Brown, Martha Raye and Laurel and Hardy. See more »
[in See-Saw, Margery Daw, Edward G. Robinson and Greta Garbo are on a see-saw]
I vant so much to be alone.
Edward G. Robinson:
Okay, babe. You asked for it.
[Gets off see-saw, Garbo falls down]
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On almost all television airings, all scenes of African-Americans, including a black-face gag with Katherine Hepburn (the result of a pie thrown by Oliver Hardy at Stan Laurel, which misses him and hits her instead) and appearances by Cab Calloway, Stepin Fetchit and Fats Waller, have been deleted. The 2006 DVD release of the short, however, has restored these scenes. See more »