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Red Hot Riding Hood (1943)

The characters of the traditional fairy tale demand a new approach to the story as a sexy urban comedy with Red as an adult nightclub dancer.

Director:

Tex Avery
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Sara Berner ... Red / Grandma / Short Cigarette Girl (voice) (uncredited)
Daws Butler ... Wolf Howl (voice) (uncredited)
June Foray ... Tall Cigarette Girl (voice) (uncredited)
Frank Graham Frank Graham ... Wolf (voice) (uncredited)
Kent Rogers Kent Rogers ... Wolf (some lines) (voice) (uncredited)
Connie Russell ... Red (singing voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

The characters of the fairy-tale absolutely refuses to do the tale in the same old way. Instead Little Red Riding Hood is transformed to the hottest singer in town, the wolf becomes The Wolf and grandma turns into a man chaser. Written by Reidar Lyng <groucho@phc.chalmers.se>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 May 1943 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Le petit chaperon rouge See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

According to several accounts, upon the opening night of this film, it caused such an acclaim and commotion, that audiences demanded it be played again. The theater personnel were more than glad to oblige. See more »

Quotes

Wolf: Fly away with me to the Riviera. It will be such a beautiful thing. I will give you diamonds, pearls, ermine. I will even give you a new set of white sidewall tires.
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Connections

Spoofed in Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Home, Sweet Home
(1823) (uncredited)
aka "There's No Place Like Home"
Written by H.R. Bishop from a Sicilian air
Lyrics by John Howard Payne (1823)
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Fine short
17 April 2004 | by rbverhoefSee all my reviews

This is another fine animated short from Tex Avery. This time he uses the fairy tale of 'Little Red Riding Hood'. After the characters have complained they always have to play the same story over and over again the story is changed completely. The wolf is a rich character who falls in love with Red. She doesn't want him because she has to go to her grandma. The wolf makes sure he gets there before Red does. Instead of a sick old woman he finds a mature lady who is attracted to the wolf. Of course hilarious moments is what we get.

This short has a nice story and the usual Tex Avery humor, including written messages. The short is not really suitable for children, it has some sexual references, but adults will like this very much. A very nice animated short.


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