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Eatin' on the Cuff or The Moth Who Came to Dinner (1942)

A live-action piano player relates the story of the Moth who, on his way to marry his Honey Bee, falls into the clutches of an amourous black widow spider, who at one point disguises ... See full summary »

Director:

Robert Clampett

Writer:

Warren Foster (story)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Elvia Allman ... Black Widow Spider / Dancehall Girls (voice) (uncredited)
Sara Berner ... Honey Bee / Dancehall Girls (voice) (uncredited)
Mel Blanc ... Piano-Playing Narrator / Moth / Rochester (voice) (uncredited)
Leo White ... Piano Player (uncredited)
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Storyline

A live-action piano player relates the story of the Moth who, on his way to marry his Honey Bee, falls into the clutches of an amourous black widow spider, who at one point disguises herself as Veronica Lake in an attempt to snare her man, er, bug. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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Approved
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 August 1942 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Eatin' on the Cuff See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The pianist is played by Leo White, but Mel Blanc dubs his voice. See more »


Soundtracks

Shortnin' Bread
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Traditional
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Eating Machines
29 March 2019 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

Moths and Termites in cartoons seemed to have the ability to turn fabric or wood to nothing in seconds. Here, a moth who is going to marry a honeybee girl, goes about trying to make it happen. This is a forgettable cartoon because, except for the use of a frenetic piano player, there is little original about it all. The animation is trite and the story has little to offer.


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