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Mother Goose Goes Hollywood (1938)

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 ... See full summary »

Director:

Wilfred Jackson (uncredited)
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Al Bernie Al Bernie ... (voice)
Thelma Boardman Thelma Boardman ... (voice)
Ann Lee Ann Lee ... (voice)
Dave Weber Dave Weber ... (voice)
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Storyline

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 Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 December 1938 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mamma Oca va a Hollywood See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (censored)

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

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 »

Quotes

[in See-Saw, Margery Daw, Edward G. Robinson and Greta Garbo are on a see-saw]
Greta Garbo: 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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Alternate Versions

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 »

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A rather boring Disney cartoon.
27 April 2018 | by OllieSuave-007See all my reviews

This was a rather boring cartoon where we see caricatures of famous Hollywood actors during the Golden Era. No plot and not much laughter - just appearances of a bunch of actors.

Donald Duck makes a cameo appearance, which I thought I was the highlight of the cartoon, along with the pie-in-the-face of the Bo-Peep character.

Grade D+


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