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A singing worm is pursued by a crow, moving in an amazing variety of ways while escaping. It then hides in an apple, a toothpaste tube, a victrola, a toaster, and an alcohol bottle. This ... See full summary »

Director:

Friz Freleng (as I. Freleng)

Writer:

Dave Monahan

Star:

Mel Blanc
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Uncredited cast:
Mel Blanc ... The Wacky Worm / Crow (voice) (uncredited)
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A singing worm is pursued by a crow, moving in an amazing variety of ways while escaping. It then hides in an apple, a toothpaste tube, a victrola, a toaster, and an alcohol bottle. This gets him soused enough to challenge the crow directly. He finally hides in another apple. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 June 1941 (USA) See more »

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Leon Schlesinger Studios See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Connections

Followed by Greetings Bait (1943) See more »

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Tango Muchacha
Music by Harry Warren
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Jerry Colonna as a worm again, folks.
6 August 2003 | by llltdesqSee all my reviews

Celebrity caricatures were a frequent gag and one of the more popular obscure choices was a comedian named Jerry Colonna. The only difficulty in doing a caricature of someone like Colonna is that caricature is extreme (in fact, the more outrageous, the better) but Colonna's whole act was farce-he was extreme by definition. So the best uses of the character were when the features were placed on a non-human character. Jerry was a worm at least twice, here and in Greetings, Bait and both are wonderful. The ending to this one is great and the whole short is extremely funny. The poor crow doesn't stand a chance! Well worth tracking down. Most recommended.


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