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The Hardship of Miles Standish (1940)

In this version of "The Courtship of Miles Standish", Elmer Fudd is messenger John Alden, sent to give Miles' love letter to Priscilla. While delivering the message, however, her house is ... See full summary »

Director:

Friz Freleng (as I. Freleng)

Writer:

Jack Miller (story)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Sara Berner ... Grandson - Priscilla (voice) (uncredited)
Mel Blanc ... Miles Standish - Indians (voice) (uncredited)
Robert C. Bruce Robert C. Bruce ... Radio Announcer / Grandpa (voice) (uncredited)
Arthur Q. Bryan Arthur Q. Bryan ... John Alden (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

In this version of "The Courtship of Miles Standish", Elmer Fudd is messenger John Alden, sent to give Miles' love letter to Priscilla. While delivering the message, however, her house is attacked by Indians, and John is the only one who can save her. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Certificate:

Approved
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 April 1940 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

It is obvious that the Indian mouths, "Goddamn son of a bitch". See more »

Goofs

When John Alden/Elmer Fudd reads the telegram, he says "11:57 a.m.", but the printed time on the telegram actually says "1159am". See more »

Quotes

Grandpa: Well, the Injuns were gettin' the best of the ordeal, 'til one of'em pulled a boner.
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Connections

Referenced in Slightly Daffy (1944) See more »

Soundtracks

Apple Blossoms and Chapel Bells
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Music by Al Hoffman, Walter Kent and Mann Curtis
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Not Exactly "Timeless"
9 June 1999 | by Pumpkin-22See all my reviews

Elmer Fudd is quite good as John Alden, seen here as a singing telegram messenger. Unfortunately, for the most part this is one Warner Bros. cartoon that hasn't aged too well.


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